Support Location Services

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by drwizerd, Nov 7, 2010.

  1. drwizerd

    drwizerd New Member
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    Hello, new to the forums, searched but couldn't find my answer. I live and work in Northwest Indiana, but sometimes do work in Illinois. The last time I went to Illinois, my location services became basically stuck in the state. The weird thing is that I get roughly the same North and South location as where I am in Indiana, but it will not give me the correct town. For instance when I am at home in Crown Point, my location shows Crete, IL. which is the same area south, just in Illinois. Same when I go north in Indiana. As soon as I cross the border into Illinois, the location services picks up immediately. Anyone have this issue or know something I can do aside from a hard reset which I have done, it worked for about a half hour then went back to the same issue.

    Thank you.
     

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  2. NAYo2002

    NAYo2002 Well-Known Member
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    I'm pretty sure location service is based on the cell tower it's receiving strongest signal from.
     
  3. wayrad

    wayrad Well-Known Member
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    You could try updating the location using GPS.
     
  4. hansangb

    hansangb Well-Known Member
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    If you use Verizon, try this: *228 SEND Option 2 to connect to closest tower. Or ask your carrier how to do this.

     

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