Tutorial Dump1090 Android

Tutorial

Step by step introduction.

Basic requirements

  • USB OTG Cable or USB OTG Hub
  • RTL SDR Dongle with TCXO (recommend RTL-SDR V3 Dongle)
  • Antenna

see my list of items to build this receiver

01. Download Dump1090

02. Download RTL SDR Driver

03. Start App Dump 1090

Accept the permission request to use your device location.

04. Connect USB Dongle

Use an high quality USB OTG adapter to connect your RTL SDR dongle.

If you have other RTL SDR apps installed there is maybe a permission request by that apps – DISMISS IT.
Don’t worry other apps will still work but our app need now the permission to access the USB device.

04. Start receiving

with the pink floating play button

05. Accept permission window

of RTL SDR DRIVER to access the USB port of your Android device.

If you have other RTL SDR apps installed there is maybe a permission request by that apps – DISMISS IT.
Don’t worry other apps will still work but our app need now the permission to access the USB device.

06. Run

let the app run for a minute or two and monitor if you receive aircrafts.

Have look at FAQ section for more infos


Disclaimer

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE REGENTS AND CONTRIBUTORS “AS IS” AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE REGENTS OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. DO NOT rely upon DUMP1090 for safety of life or property.

Legal attribution

Android, Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google Inc.

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