Download Oyster Mate apk 0.4.2 free for Android smartphone

27 Jan
Oyster Mate

Posted by Andy Botting in Travel & Local | Jan. 27, 2014 | 50 Comments

Apk file size: 415.0 KB

Oyster Mate is an Android application for viewing your OysterCard balance, auto top-up value and travel cards or season tickets.

For issues and feature requests, see our issue tracker at:

If anybody is experiencing Force Closes, please get in contact with me. I'd like to get the problem fixed.

Any delays or problems with incorrect data are a result of the TfL web site - not this app.

Oyster Mate is open source (GPLv3) and all code is available from GitHub.

Whats new

    Version v0.4
    - Fix account issues
    - Show the last card you viewed, if you have multiple cards
    - Allow app to be moved to SD Card/External storage
    Version v0.3
    - Fix for some accounts with only one card
    - Fixed all those nasty Force Closes. Thanks for those who emailed me!
    Version v0.2
    - Support multiple OysterCards on a single account

Andy Botting part of our Travel & Local and have average installs from 10000 to 50000. Last Update Jan. 27, 2014. Google play rating is 61.4134. Current verison is 0.4.2. Actual size 415.0 KB.

Download oyster-mate.apk 415.0 KB


Phil Donachie

Very limited functionality As far as i can see this only shows balance of oyster card which you can see on tfl website or anywhere you tap in. Top up just directs to tfl website so you might as well go straight there. Like all oyster apps no NFC functionality but I understand this is a tfl restriction. However i don't see any benefit to this app over tfl website or ticket machines.

andy gowrley

The Oyster oracle It tells me all I need to know about my oyster brilliant little app. But now no longer works unless you go to the tfl website and login and then update your details. It's tfl changing the login details and process not the app creator.

Amy Craig

Keeps crashing It used to work fine and I used to find it very helpful. After the update with tfl changing bits I sorted things my side and for a short while it worked but now whenever I attempt to open the app it always crashes before even opening it. Got pretty fed up with it crashing I uninstalled it. Shame really it used to be perfect.

Elliot Keen

Not so much a mate... ...but not really an enemy. It's possibly a little more useful for oyster card holders rather than zip card holders like myself, but it still tells me my balance. One concern is the random bar below the season ticket section telling me that something to do with my zip card started early Aug 2013 and will finish early Aug 2015...? It's meant to expire Sept 2014

Leah Hartley

Not working since last update This use to be a fantastic app but since last update it wont lent me log in have not been able to view my balance for about 2 weeks just keeppes coming up with errors not happy

Martin Kerr

Stopped working since last update! Won't load, not helpful!

David Heath

Seriously concerned App was showing me seemly random balances along with full oyster numbers and first names. Occasionally I was then able to transfer to the tfl website seemly already logged in. User names and passwords must be held centrally.

Andrew Little

Does the job! Allows you to check your balance easily and click through to Transport for London website to top up.

A Google User

Can't log in again Having problems again I now have problems logging in with my new phone a Samsung alpha plus help as I love this app as when it works it makes my life so easy swing what is on my oyster from ease of my mobile who do I contact as have sent error report on my mobile

James Dang

No longer working? OK got despite the crashes the problem is found. The error was the fact it crashes and it reports an error. It turns out my credentials are wrong, as kindly someone pointed out. After resetting it and resigning in it works again.

Benjamin White

Inconsistent, delayed readings With a 4 bar signal and perfectly functioning 3G, after a day it can still give a delayed and incorrect balance reading, costing me £5.20 for making a £1.60 journey that it said I had more than enough to make.

Malcolm Foster

Needed to update online It force closed until I changed from a user name to an email for login, then worked great. Problem was with tfl.

Rodrigo Moreiras

Is not working! Every time I want to open the app it stops! Uninstalling!

Stratos Psarris

Simple and useful It would be easier to have an option to use name for every different card.

Nick Solo

Simple App Simple to use, shows my balance that's all I need.

Shihab Ahmed

Keeps crashing Used to work before but now keeps crashing .. sent crash report few times but still same

Henry Catmur

Easy to use free app No legacy issues regarding the tfl system change. Just make sure you have logged on to the tfl website and updated your details and the app works brilliantly.

Ruslan Boiko

man Guys crashing all time on galaxy note 4, fix it

Karen Wells

Is this app secure? If I have access to a total stranger's account, who is accessing mine. Worried.

Antanas D

Free app, no ads As free app, its showing what it needs and no ads either. .. thanks

Tyrone Goulbourne

Doesn't open App just doesn't open since last update. Send new update please.

Sandra Esprit

Used to do what it says on the tin Would rate higher if a few more features were added such as journey history and nearest oyster top up locations. 11dec can't user this app since the last update. It crashes when I attempt to open it

Tony Clulow

Force-close All the time.

Mark Williams

Crashes on sign in Can't get it to load any details

Tim Scott

Doesn't work Crashes when trying to open :(

Ammar Salim

Lame! This app is lame! It just displays your credit that's all!!!!

Kashif Hameed

Good Add journey history, if possible. And card expiry reminder would be great.

Mark Bishop

Ouster Mate Doesn't work on my mobile at all

Keith Wright

Used to be good Now it keeps force closing and wont load up my account. Only since update before then it was 5 stars easy

peter keenan

It's my favourite of the bunch

Neeko Richards

Bad All it does is crash when signing in..

Steve Garside

doesn't work Installed this today ( Samsung Galaxy III ) logon page opens but the simply closes - unusable ;-( and... I did use my email address to login

A Google User

Not reliable Forces stop without opening

Michael Jagroep

Does the job; definitely beats logging in to the tedious tfl website

Oyinkan X.

Rubbish Never loads and is always crashing

Yasi Herath

Crashes on my s4... Crap. ..

mikell allison

Good stuff Admittedly, I don't use a lot of the features but from where I stand it's easy to use and does what I want.

A Google User

Love this app - but now it's stopped working... I love this app - for years I've used it to quickly check my Oyster balance with a single tap. Unfortunately it seems to have stopped working since TFL's update last weekend. Please PLEASE fix it - it's SO useful!

Andrew Little

Does the job! Allows you to check your balance easily and click through to Transport for London website to top up. Update 04/12/2015: Is now one of the worst unusable apps with no updates! Uninstalled.

Kimberley Bennett

Rubbish Terrible app. I've had it for a month and only been able to use it once as it fails to load data!!!

pauletta wilson

Oyster Mate Used to work on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 but now cannot get any of my oyster card information. Really annoying have to go on the internet to check my Balance etc. Annoying!!!! Sort it out!!!!

A Google User

WAS a Beautiful App, now not so much App has stopped working properly keeps force closing the past fw wks

Nicole Dixon

Stops working way too often Not a consistent app. Going to find a better one til you sort yourself out.

Darren Wong

Wont load oyster details Uninstalled the app as it wouldnt load my oyster details.

Tom Haskell

Can't get past the login screen

Dmitrij Cernousov

Not showing info When trying to sign in writing Fetching oyster account details... forever. Uninstalled

Jelena Haj

Doesn't work any more I used to use it normally before, but now it simply doesn't load account details, even after clearing the app data and reinstalling.

Ruslan Boiko

man was great but now put in details it saying logging but never login in, saying something java error, my phone note 4,fix please

Jenine Screen

Not working At login stopped working crashes

Rosaria Barone

Awful It is not working anymore

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