Mobile phones are actually poor survival tools. Their limited battery life doesn’t bode well for prolonged survival scenarios. Additionally, their reliance to a connection to a phone tower pretty much makes it useless out where towers aren’t around.
Let’s face it, if you got a signal, you have access to emergency services and GPS to get yourself back to civilization. However, there are a few things that mobile phones can do in a situation like this.
The first is prepare you for what’s to come. The second is provide some rudimentary tools in case you need them. Here are the best survival apps for Android.