Simple Checkin for Foursquare

Simple Checkin for Foursquare

100,000 - 500,000 downloads

Pros
  • Fast checkin
  • Search bar
  • Map at the bottom
  • Accurate
Cons
  • Layout
  • Needs push notifications
  • Cannot choose to post to FB/TW
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Expert's Review
5.0
Worthy

"Checkin & go"

Reviewed by / May 18, 2012

Simple Checkin tracks nearby venues and places and allows you to check-in (really fast) in Foursqaure.

"Simple" Checkin isn't euphemism: this app is truly simple. Sometimes you don't want to see your friends updates, pictures or any other stuff: you want to check and move. Well, that's what Simple Checkin offers: fast checkin.

It tracks nearby places and displays the list from where you can check-in in one touch. What's more, at the bottom of the screen there's a map to check that you're checkin properly in the desire location. If the venue you're looking for isn't in the list, input venues' name in the search bar. Keep in mind that your Foursquare friends can see checkins made by Simple Checkin but they won't be posted to Facebook or Twitter.

Yes, layout should be improved. But you were looking for quickness, isn't? That has a price. We can assure Simple Checkin is fast, not such as cute as you maybe expected. Anyway, recommendable for people who's really into Foursquare.

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Developer's original description available here
Check-in to foursquare in one tap. The app is very quick, and very simple.

Sometimes you just want to check-in to Foursquare and move on. Simple check-in allows you to do just that.

Want a feature? Get in touch: @rathboma on twitter

Features:
- one touch check-ins
- Long press to check-in with a shout and share to Facebook / Twitter
- includes a map view so you can tell if your location is correct
- custom venue search (press the search button)
- app opens instantly to the foursquare nearby venue list
- all check-ins from the app are shared with friends but NOT posted to twitter or facebook
- Your location IS passed on check-in, so these check-ins are eligible for mayorships.
- No ads (there never will be)

If you have any issues with the app, please email me so that I can fix them. There's no function for me to contact you if you leave a bad review. I find squishing bugs very relaxing! (you can also tweet me: @rathboma)

This app supports android 2.1 and up. It should allow you to foursquare check-in with no problems on even the oldest phones.

Currently there are only 770 lines of code in the entire app, this helps to keep it fast. The goal is to keep this under 1000 to maximize speed, and reduce battery drain.

Simple Checkin in the Press:
CNET: http://cnet.co/J5PfWY
About Foursquare: http://bit.ly/IfODJj

'Foursquare' is a trademark of Foursquare Labs Inc. Simple Check-in is not affiliated, sponsored, or endorsed by Foursquare Labs in any way.

Recently changed in this version

- now you can lock the app to portrait mode!
- updated foursquare library for January changes compatibility


Lists with Simple Checkin for Foursquare

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Comments and ratings for Simple Checkin for Foursquare
  • (67)

    by Sebastian Di Mateo on 18/06/2014

    This little boy does what he says and fast

  • (67)

    by LINDSEY GREEN on 17/06/2014

    Good. App

  • (67)

    by Zach Rutledge on 13/06/2014

    If you're just interested in quick check-ins to Foursquare, this is the app for you. You can add a comment and post to Twitter and Facebook but that's it. No bloat, no shenanigans. Just a fast and efficient check in app.

  • (67)

    by Jana Kneschke on 13/06/2014

    Just the design can be a bit more up to date, I feel like back in 90's.

  • (67)

    by Timo Koski on 02/06/2014

    Works only when GPS location is available. Otherwise stucks in "getting location".

  • (67)

    by Adam Malik Masidi on 30/05/2014

    Works even better & faster than Foursquare's own app. Though, as others have said before me, there should be a confirmation message before checking in. It's way too easy to check into the wrong venue.

  • (67)

    by vir mendoza on 18/05/2014

    I love it