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Support GPS location is 2 states off!

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Ricersux, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. Ricersux

    Ricersux New Member
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    So my gps location puts me close to 500 miles away from my actual location. Ive pulled battery, turned gps off n on, turned location settings off n on and I still cant get it to locate me correctly....any tips?
     

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  2. Hrethgir

    Hrethgir Well-Known Member
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    Take it back to the store.
     
  3. Martimus

    Martimus One bite at a time...
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    Usually inaccuracy in a GPS is caused by a lack of locks on active GPS satellites. Sometimes it can even be caused by inaccurate data on the GPS receiver. Usually, however, the inaccuracy is within feet, yards, and sometimes miles. 500 miles, however, seems a bit much!

    Personally I'd try a hard reset of the phone. If that doesn't resolve the problem call Verizon Tech support. They'll most likely send you a replacement phone.
     

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