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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Droider00, Aug 26, 2019.

  1. Droider00

    Droider00 Lurker
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    I have an Honor 7x Android. Phone is fairly new but GPS started not working properly. Any map I load with driving directions the GPS constantly jumps around, freezes, tries to reload but doesn't recognize my actual location. I've installed Gps Status and GPS essentials but doesn't fix anything. This will happen on any map I use. Any advice?


  2. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    Can you get a fix and location using GPS Status? If you can then the problem is in your map app. If you can't then it's probably a problem with the location system itself.

    In the latter case, try setting location to "device only", which uses GPS only (not "battery saving", which doesn't use GPS, or "high accuracy", which uses GPS + network). This is just to eliminate one possible source of the problem. Test it somewhere where you aren't surrounded by tall buildings (which can cause problems by blocking or reflecting signals). If it works there then your GPS itself works, so the problem is either the environment or the network-based location. If it still doesn't then I'd see about getting the phone replaced under warranty.
    psionandy and mikedt like this.

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