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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by carnivalrejectq, Jul 21, 2010.

  1. carnivalrejectq

    carnivalrejectq Well-Known Member
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    So for some reason my google maps program shows an incorrect gps position for my current location. It has me like 6 streets over . Anybody have any idea as to why this is occirring and how to go about fixing it?
     

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  2. ydoucare

    ydoucare Active Member
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    Go into settings, then Location & security, make sure Use GPS satellites is checked. If you have only "Use wireless networks" checked, you're only doing aGPS (triangulation via cell towers), which would be far less accurate.
     
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  3. carnivalrejectq

    carnivalrejectq Well-Known Member
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    Ya im stupid. I completley forgot that i turned the gps off to save battery. Im loving this street level stuff though right on my phone. My blackberrys nor the Palm Pre could do this and I really wasnt expecting the moment too either and its fast.
     
  4. meen318

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    Mine is like a block off still. Goggle Sky Map is waaaaay off! Is it better to have both GPS and wireless networks checked or just the GPS on?
     
  5. Stoney62

    Stoney62 Well-Known Member
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    Only GPS is best. Having the wireless on too will affect the accuracy.
     

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