Weather App Wrong Location

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by MartynVRS, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. MartynVRS

    MartynVRS Member
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    What am I doing wrong? I'm currently in my house in Gorseinon, Swansea and it thinks I'm in Penderry which is about 5 miles away. The phone has never been up there. It was fine yesterday. Any ideas? I'm using Wifi in the house and my GPS is on.
     

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  2. nx1977

    nx1977 Well-Known Member
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    Not even driven past it?

    Could also be signal issue with the GPS. GPS doesnt always work well indoors ;)
     
  3. alan hanson

    alan hanson Well-Known Member
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    mine seems to know where i am just doesnt give me any weather info says non available guessin its to do with gps here. nx1977 do you get it? just im in ketts
     
  4. nx1977

    nx1977 Well-Known Member
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    If you get a location, but no weather is shown, then this is normal for some locations when using "current location" to show weather.

    The town I'm in doesnt show any weather, yet the village nearby does. So I set mine to the Northampton instead, and dispensed with current location.
     
  5. wuthton

    wuthton Well-Known Member
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    Weather location is from cell tower location. Ie your phone must be connecting to a tower towards Penderry.

    The tower location can also be skewed by where it connects to the BT network.
     
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