Inside or out? Outside I've never had an issue. Nor have I ever had a problem where when navigating the Google Navigation program starts showing it is unsure of the position, as sometimes occurred with my old phone. I have though only had the phone 3-4 weeks, but I use GPS almost daily.
Assuming you're not a Verizon customer and have a supported phone, have you tried the fake phone app mentioned in a couple of recent threads?
what can i do to improve it? most of the time i can never get a lock at all any ideas?
Just out of curiosity, do you turn GPS on/off? I've run into at least one app (widget???) which did suck battery with GPS turned on, but other than that I've not found any significant battery savings turning GPS off. I'm sure there is some, but it's minor.
Anyway, if it's always on, getting a lock is probably less of an issue.
Solution: Start uninstalling apps that use the GPS.
I was INFURIATED when after being less than 2 weeks old my GPS suddenly would not get a GPS lock. I was travelling for work and I needed this feature to work. I was very upset by the loss of this function.
Later, I decided to uninstall the Yahoo! Weather app because I found out, despite how pretty it is, it didn't have a radar feature. BOOM. GPS worked. Somehow it interfered with ALL other GPS abilities.
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Usually less than a minute outdoors. A bit longer indoors if there is a signal but of course sometimes, it won't lock when I am indoors if the signal isn't strong enough.
i see ya mine is averaging a minute, i guess i got spoiled with my s3 which would lock in less than 10 seconds always
its frustrating too because sometimes ill wait a minute then two then three n it turns out it doesnt wana lock til i restart google maps. idk maybe its a thing with the new google maps
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