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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by aggieboy19, Nov 30, 2009.

  1. aggieboy19

    aggieboy19 Lurker
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    Just got my Motorola Droid yesterday from Verizon. When press Maps, our local map comes up but it has me about a half a mile off where I really am. I heard about this happening on the HTC phone but not the Motorola.

    Is there anything I can do about it.

    thanks!


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  2. Adara

    Adara Android Enthusiast

    Is your GPS on? Literally, I mean. When my Droid first tried to find my location it was quite a bit off, but once I turned the GPS on, it was perfect. There's a widget that keeps track of wi-fi/bluetooth/GPS/sync/brightness. (It's a good widget to have to keep track of battery life.) I suggest installing that little dude and make sure your GPS is on.
     
  3. holmgren

    holmgren Well-Known Member

    what adara said. pretty sure what is happening is it is using Tringulation of towers to pin point you to a certain area.
     

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