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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ChrisAG, Dec 7, 2010.

  1. ChrisAG

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    I thought my GPS was working properly, but then I tried it with WiFi turned off, and the position was nowhere near as accurate. Why is this?
     

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    Was the GPS really on and "alone"? Try to see if your location can be reached using wireless networks. If so, uncheck and let on GPS checked.
     
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    Actually it works, I wasn't giving it enough time to acquire satellites.
     
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    The SGS takes forever to acquire a lock sometimes.
     

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