Maybe some body explained this before, but I could not find it. So mods if so feel free to remove this thread.
How to use my Samsung SIII Mini (GT-I8190L) as GPS
over an USB cable.
First download from play.google.com/store ShareGPS
Now download for the Laptop
adb.exe at (link adb download)
Run it on the Laptop
in a command prompt box as "adb forward tcp:50000 tcp:50000" (without the quotation marks)
Now setup OpenCPN
to receive the NMEA
strings. Goto settings -> connections. Select as Properties "Network" "TCP" Adress "127.0.0.1" and Dataport "50000" and click "Apply"
Now Run on the Phone
ShareGPS and go to "settings" deactivate "Use Bluetooth" - Activate "Use USB" Choose your Format and activate "Create NMEA"
Now the GPS
will RUN, not forget to activate the GPS function on the phone
work with GPS (
my boat seems to be in my garden)