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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by stucorbs, Jul 10, 2013.

  1. stucorbs

    stucorbs Lurker
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    Hi, I have a Galaxy S3 that was recently sent away to have a cracked screen repaired. Ever since I've had it back (and re-installed all of my apps after the phone was wiped) my apps don't seem to be able to access my location with the exception of anything made by Google. "Use wireless networks" is checked under location settings and even turning GPS doesn't help, the apps still prompt me to change my location settings.

    For instance, I have an app that helps find the nearest pub with a certain beer. If I try to find my nearest pub it tells me it is unable to find my location, however when I open the map with all the pubs pinned on (runs through google maps) I can clearly see my location on there?

    I've spent a while searching around for answers to no avail, hopefully someone can shed some light, thanks in advance.
     



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  2. Martin714

    Martin714 Android Expert

    My locations arnt right either on the weather widgets:/
     
  3. stucorbs

    stucorbs Lurker
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    Yeah, I noticed it first on my Met Office app. The weird thing is, if I turn my location settings off, it doesn't prompt me to turn them on when I open the app. Of course it still can't find location because the location settings are, you know, off...
     
  4. Martin714

    Martin714 Android Expert

    i think this is a problem with jellybean idk but my location mainly sucks on every weather widget besides google now
     

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The Samsung Galaxy S3 release date was May 2012. Features and Specs include a 4.8" inch screen, 8MP camera, 1GB RAM, Exynos 4412 Quad processor, and 2100mAh battery.

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