Before the geocache hunting starts it is necessary to get the geocaches into Locus Map. There are several ways how to do it and some of them are not available to basic members:
The first and most common option that implements geocache downloading functions into Locus Map.
Basic members are limited to only 3 traditional caches in 24 hours
Geocache icons appear on-line directly above the map. For geocache details it is necessary to tap the icon and import individually. This feature requires to have Connect with add-ons checked, see more in Settings > Miscellaneous
Basic members see traditional caches only.
Each geocache has its own unique GC code. Use this feature to import particular geocache according to its GC code.
For more information check manual of Geocaching4Locus.
This feature is available only to Geocaching.com Premium Members
Pocket Query, also known as “PQ” or just “query”, is a GPX file with geocaches that was rendered at Geocaching.com according to instructions from the user. For example it is possible to define all geocaches with difficulty grade 3 within a circle of a certain radius around given GPS coordinates.
After a few minutes of processing the created file is available in the tab “Pocket Queries Ready for Download” in users Geocaching.com profile or the rendering can be postponed on particular time in future.
Geocaching.com provides a video tutorial about making Pocket Queries:
GSAK is a geocache manager where you can manage your final waypoints, add notes or waypoints to geocache or import/export geocaches from/to GSAK. More about GSAK >>
This add-on provides connection between GSAK database where geocaches are saved, and Locus Map. Locus Map can display all your GSAK geocaches, manage final waypoints, view listings etc. And everything offline.
Install plugin, copy your GSAK database to SD card, setup add-on and run Locus Map. And just import geocaches:
Locus GSAK add-on development has been discontinued so the app may cause issues on newer versions of Android or Locus.
GeoGet is a geocache manager where you can manage your final waypoints, add notes or waypoints to geocache or import/export geocaches from/to GeoGet. More about GeoGet >>
This add-on provides connection between GeoGet database where geocaches are saved, and Locus Map. Locus Map can display all your GeoGet geocaches, manage final waypoints, view listings etc. And everything offline.
Install plugin, copy your GeoGet database to SD card, setup add-on and run Locus Map. And just import geocaches:
C:GEO is an open source, full-featured, unofficial client for Geocaching.com and other geocaching platforms like Opencaching. Its most important feature is ability to download any number of geocaches of all sorts and export them to Locus Map.
C:GEO offers three options of searching caches:
Find more about C:GEO on their website >>