gps can't get a fixSupport


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  1. Bascy

    Bascy Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    I'v been experimenting with the gps functions of my HTC magic this evening, but haven't been very succesfull.

    It looks like the gps can't get a fix, not even after leaving it outside for more than 15 minutes with free line of sight into the air. When i look at the result of GPS status application it doesnt seem to see any of the numerously available satelites.

    Anything i can do to make this work better?
     

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  2. Carl C

    Carl C Well-Known Member

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    Maybe you have a dodgy handset? You should go into one of the Providers stores and activate the GPS in the Store and compare if their both the same or if you may have a Dodgy Unit :)
     
  3. Michel Dover

    Michel Dover Active Member

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    Check Settings/ Security & Location / GPS - maybe is it disabled. Which GPS status application are you using?
     
  4. Bascy

    Bascy Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    Settings checked, they are ok
    I'm using "GPS Status" from EclipSim.

    This morning i had the thing laying beside me in the car for almost an hour. It got a fix after about 10 minutes, for a few minutes, than all detected satellites disappeared from the display, and not one ever came back
     
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    jeff000 Well-Known Member

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    I find the farther north I am the less the GPS works for some reason.

    Yet the Nav in my vehicle will still work perfect.
     

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