Beacon Simulator

Beacon Simulator

Broadcast Bluetooth Low Energy beacons. iBeacon,Eddystone & AltBeacon supported.

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Beacon Simulator 1.5.1 Description
Beacon Simulator (Package Name: net.alea.beaconsimulator) is developed by Vincent Hiribarren and the latest version of Beacon Simulator 1.5.1 was updated on March 23, 2019. Beacon Simulator is in the category of Tools. You can check all apps from the developer of Beacon Simulator and find 137 alternative apps to Beacon Simulator on Android. Currently this app is for free. This app can be downloaded on Android 5.0+ on APKFab or Google Play. All APK/XAPK files on are original and 100% safe with fast download.
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacon simulator.
This app transforms your Android device into a virtual BLE beacon advertiser and transmitter. You can create your own collection of beacon configurations and use them anytime, anywhere, to emulate a physical beacon.
Its purpose is essentially to help developers working on beacon software with more flexibility than with some real beacons.
Current features:
- Broadcast and advertise iBeacon, AltBeacon, Eddystone
- Eddystone support for: URL, UID, unencrypted TLM (telemetry), EID (Ephemeral ID)
- Create, edit, manage and save your beacon configurations
- Background broadcast
- Scan of nearby beacons, copy of their configuration
- Check tool to know how many broadcast is possible on your phone
- In English and French
Android limitations:
- the MAC address is automatically managed by Android, and will change for each new EID rotation
- not possible to broadcast several different frames with a same MAC address
- broadcast capability depends on your phone, you can use the check tool to know what is possible for you
Other limitations:
- TLM data are static in time
- Scan is not a main feature of the app for now, just an helper
Permissions are for:
- bluetooth: scan, broadcast using Bluetooth
- location: unfortunately, required by Android to perform a Bluetooth scan
- internet: for log collection in case of crashes and statistics about usage
Beacon Simulator 1.5.1 Update
Attempt to fix a random crash.
- In settings menu, resilient mode for broadcast can be configured (restart a broadcast after a reboot or bluetooth is switched on)
- Android forgets to remove some broadcasts when Bluetooth is switched off, until no more broadcast can be done
- Flickering problems while updating beacon lists
- When modifying a non broadcasting beacon while another beacon is broadcasting, the beacon is triggered on
- Various fixes
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Android 5.0+