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Description

goTenna powers robust, secure, decentralized communication networks compatible with your phone.

The goTenna app works with our devices to enable 100% off-grid messaging, GPS, and other fantastic features like ‘push for help’.

Download the app, pair to your phone via Bluetooth, and start communicating with other users at ranges of up to 4 miles without cell service or wifi. Plus, download free offline maps, share your location, ‘hop’ messages via other users to extend range, and keep your group connected on any adventure!

Major app features:

goTenna (free to download and use):
- Send & receive messages
- Share locations on free offline maps
- Instant transmission within range
- Encrypted 1-to-1 & group messaging
- Delivery confirmation & message retry (1-to-1 chats only)
- “Shout” broadcasts to all goTenna user’s within range
- Emergency broadcast ‘push for help’ mode with programmable emergency message
- Upgradable via firmware & software updates

goTenna Plus (in-app subscription; optional upgrade for just $9.99/year):
- Rich offline topographic maps
- Location tethering (automatically share locations with trusted contacts)
- SMS network relay
- Trip statistics
- Group message delivery confirmation (goTenna v1 only)


For all goTenna Plus subscriptions:
- Payment will be charged through your Google Play account at confirmation of purchase.
- Subscription renews automatically unless cancelled at least 24 hours prior to the end of the subscription period.
- Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period for $9.99.
- Subscriptions can be managed and auto-renewal turned off in Account Settings under ‘Subscriptions’ in the Google Play Store after purchase.
- Any unused portion of the free trial period will be forfeited upon purchase of a subscription.

Privacy policy
http://www.gotenna.com/pages/privacy-policy-apps

Terms of use
http://www.gotenna.com/pages/terms-of-use-apps

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Nov 20, 2015 (about 3 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 2 months, on average.

Aug 06
2018
(Current)
Version 5.0.2

This update includes an edge-case vulnerability fix as well as a stability fix specifically for goTenna v1 devices running old firmware.

Jul 17
2018
Version 5.0.1

IMPORTANT NOTE: The first time you pair your phone with your goTenna device after updating the app, make sure all other goTenna devices within range are turned off. You will be prompted to initiate a firmware update that may take up to 25 minutes to complete, however once installed it will make all future firmware updates super fast!

goTenna 5.0 also includes:

‘Push for help’ emergency beacon system

For a limited time in beta we’ve increased the number of ‘hops’ for all users from 3 to 6!

Jul 11
2018
Version 5.0

IMPORTANT NOTE: The first time you pair your phone with your goTenna device after updating the app, make sure all other goTenna devices within range are turned off. You will be prompted to initiate a firmware update that may take up to 25 minutes to complete, however once installed it will make all future firmware updates super fast!

goTenna 5.0 also includes:

‘Push for help’ emergency beacon system

For a limited time in beta we’ve increased the number of ‘hops’ for all users from 3 to 6!

Nov 19
2017
Version 4.2

- Introducing a beautiful, brand-new onboarding & setup process for all new users.
- Bug fixes & performance improvements

Nov 05
2017
Version 4.1.1

- We’ve made changes to the app to meet new guidelines set by the phone number verification service we use.

Nov 01
2017
Version 4.1

- Sending & receiving messages is better than ever thanks to a brand-new chat screen, improving legibility and including a brand-new meshing animation
- goTenna Mesh now supports 35+ countries that fall under CE regulations.
- You can increase coverage in your mesh network by dedicating goTenna Mesh devices as stationary relay nodes (unpaired to a phone). Update the app to learn more about how to activate Relay Mode.
- Various performance improvements and bug fixes

Aug 28
2017
Version 4.0.1

- Fixed a bug that prevented your country code from being added to your goTenna ID phone number.
- Android Oreo is here! We have thoroughly tested the goTenna app to verify compatibility and fixed issues where necessary. This is a major Android release. We may catch & fix more issues as device manufacturers roll out updates to Android Oreo. Thank you for your patience & support!

Jul 14
2017
Version 4.0

Our biggest release yet! This update enhances goTenna app features and adds support for our newest device — goTenna Mesh.
- Support for goTenna Mesh - the world's first off-grid, mobile, long-range mesh network.
- Hop animations show if your messages were relayed through other nodes in 1-to-1 chats (goTenna Mesh only).
- UI enhancements make it easier to pair/unpair & resend undelivered messages
- Improved topographic maps interface
- Faster onboarding
- Bug fixes & stability improvements

Jan 26
2017
Version 1.66

Fixed a couple of annoying bugs.
The goTenna Plus end-of-trial pop-up shows up during every app session. We only intended for it to appear once. This is now fixed.
The compass icon within maps used to occasionally get shy and go into hiding. We have injected some confidence into this icon! It’s brave and outgoing now. The icon is always available on the maps screen.

Jan 12
2017
Version 1.65

We've updated the cloud server we use for SMS phone number authentication. This does not affect any other app functionality.

Nov 29
2016
Version 1.64

· Fixed goTenna Plus Subscription Bug

Oct 19
2016
Version 1.63

· "My Pins" UI fix
· Location Tethering now sends location as soon as it is enabled

Sep 27
2016
Version 1.61

This update provides access to the new goTenna Plus premium upgrade. All users have access to a free 30-day trial of goTenna Plus. Premium features include topographic maps, group delivery confirmation, network SMS relay, trip statistics, location tethering, and more!
Updates:
Emergency Beacon: Send automated emergency messages to all goTennas in range
Introducing goTenna Plus:
-Topographic Maps
-Group Delivery Confirmation Receipts
-Network Relay
-Trip Statistics
-Location Tethering

Mar 01
2016
Version 1.23

Dec 09
2015
Version 1.15

Nov 25
2015
Version 1.13

Nov 20
2015
Version 1.12

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