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  1. cutadizzy

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    Hi guys, I recently updated to Virtuous Unity and noticed that my GPS is not so accurate. Can it be a problem with the radio? If so how and which version should I update?

    Thanks a mil
     

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    Before messing about with different radios, install GPS Status from the Market. Take the handset outside to somewhere open with a good view of the sky, open GPS Status and select Menu/Tools/Manage A-GPS state. Select Reset and then Download, and wait for the handset to obtain lock and calculate position. This should improve the accuracy greatly.
     
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    A few weeks ago I came across this, the results were quite satisfying.
    (Although I tested this on an older version before updating to the beta version of Unity 2.33.0b)

    Below is a link to the forurm that will explain everything from the how to the wow:

    Instantaneous GPS Fix

    However, if you just want to get straight to the point then here's a direct link to the file below (UK.zip - assuming that you do live in the UK, otherwise ignore this file and choose the one relevant to you in the above link):

    UK.zip

    1. Download zip file (Do not extract it!)
    2. Restart phone in Recovery Mode
    3. Install the zip file
    4. Reboot system
    5. Go to Maps (Make sure GPS is on)
    6. Wait for a minute or a few, this is because of the first attempt.
    7. Viola! (Note that the next time you use it, the GPS fix will be much faster!)

    Hope this helps. :)
     
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