Friday, 3 June 2011

How to export iPhone geolocation data

How to export iphone geolocation data so you can play around with the
data. I tried using some python scripts but they didn't work. Once I
exported the data, tried to use sqlite but the Firefox plugin is
really the best way to deal with sqlite.

* Get iPhone backup extractor from

* Run backup and export your iOS Files - I had 2 backups and the older
backup was the one with all the geolocation data.

* Using Firefox, install the SQLite Manager plugin. Using this
plugin, open the file /iOS

* Export the data - you can export as CSV, SQL, or XML

Now do an update of iphone to iOS 4.3.3 so it doesn't keep your retain
data anymore! (not too long anyway. they might keep it for a week,

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