Read about how to use Ghanapost gps app, meaning of digital address and all information about the all new address system in Ghana.
what is Ghanapost gps?
GhanaPostGPS is a global addressing system, which divides Ghana into grids of 5m x 5m squares and assigns each one a unique address, known as a digital address. With this system, every land and property gets a permanent address.
How to use Ghanapost gps?
You can use GhanaPostGPS on your computer, phone, or tablet to search, explore, and find your way around Ghana. On your computer, open www.GhanaPostgps.com, on your phone or tablet, use the GhanaPostGPS app.
Here’s a guide to get you started using GhanaPostGPS app.
Visit your App store to download the GhanaPostGPS App for free from Google Play Store for Android users and Apple store for IOS users.
Once the app is installed, follow the instructions to register, verify and confirm your login details.
After this process, you are ready to use the GhanaPostGPS app.
Windows phone users can alternatively access the service via www.GhanaPostgps.com.
Digital address code for my location
Once you have the App downloaded on your phone, generating your address is easy.
- Ensure your phone’s location button is turned on.
- Open the GhanaPostGPS app and click on the button
- Your unique address will appear next to the Digital address, for example Digital Address: GA-543-0125
What does digital address mean?
Your digital address is made up of two main components Your postcode (EN-200) and your unique address (1987) The first letter in the postcode represents your region (E for Eastern Region in this case), the second letter/digit (N) represents the district (N for New Juaben). The next batch of numbers (200) represents your area code.
The regional, district and area codes come together to form the postcode. The last batch of numbers (1987) represent the unique address of the location.
A combination of the postcode and the unique address make up the digital address
How to save GPS address on the app
- Key in the digital address and click on the search button
- Full details of the address will be generated
- Click on the save location button which automatically saves the address in your address book for referencing.
- Go to Address Book to find your saved addresses
Does GPS address replace street names?
No, your street name will be displayed below your digital address, including your district, postcode and region which will make it easier for people to locate you even without the map.