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Support GPS not connecting issue on Defy, solved

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Lex87, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. Lex87

    Lex87 Member
    Thread Starter

    Feb 2, 2011
    Im new to android and forums so apologies if ive done this wrong. Also im not sure if this is a Defy specific issue or common to all Android phones.

    For the past 3 weeks my GPS would not connect, possibly as a result of rooting/deleting stock apps.

    As i use it as my main satnav this was a big problem, while searching market to reinstall google maps i stumbled across an app called GPS status + Toolbox. This free app is a lifesaver, it showed my Defy was only finding 1 satellite and wasnt able to connect to it.

    The app has an option to delete the GPS cache and download new GPS assistance data which took less than a second. Now my GPS locks on faster and more accurately than ever. I regularly find and lock onto 8 satellites within 6 seconds. the developer has a donation version for just under two pounds which i bought aswell.

    Hope this helps someone


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  2. Apx

    Apx New Member

    Nov 15, 2011
    yes it helped me; thanks a lot for the advice, I had the same issue

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