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Old February 9th, 2014, 11:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default gps not locking on to sats

A simple fix for all Samsung s2 s3 and s4 phones , including all mini versions of the range , If Phone will not lock on to gps satellites try this.
Remove back of phone, then with small fine Phillips screwdriver tighten all screws on the back. Only needs gentle pressure approx 1/64 of a turn in most cases.
Replace back cover. Gps should now lock on and be super accurate.
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Reason for the need for the fix: The springs connecting to the GPS antenna aren't tensioned enough. That 1/64th turn could crack the plastic eventually, through constant overstress.

Instead, bring the phone to a service center and ask them to please position the springs correctly for you. They'll probably check your other antennas at the same time.
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