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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by blackbyrd84, Sep 3, 2011.

  1. blackbyrd84

    blackbyrd84 Lurker
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    Hi there!

    I just recently picked up an EVO and I am loving it. I am currently running CM7.0.3.1 and my GPS is being pretty flaky. It will work with google maps perfectly. Almost instant signal lock and everything. As soon as I try to use navigation, it looses signal completely and will not get it back. Any ideas?

    Thanks in advance!
     



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  2. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    welcome to the forums!!!!!!!!!
    moved you to the rooting side

    you need to do the gps fix.
    GPS FIX
     
  3. dustwun77

    dustwun77 Endeavor to Persevere :)

    Looks like i am having similar issues but i can't figure out what he said to do, can I just put in the code and then my msl and be good to go or do I need to do all this flashing as well?
     
  4. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    you need to be in a sense rom to do the msl code. aosp roms will not let you do it. so yes you need to flash into a sense rom.
     
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  5. dustwun77

    dustwun77 Endeavor to Persevere :)

    i didn't realize he was saying go to a sense rom, don't think I had the problem in a sense rom though?! what is up with that?

    anyway, if i were to put my msl in wrong or something will I be hosed?

    Thanks again!
     
  6. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    i'm no sure. it can't be that hard to enter the msl code correctly. never heard of any issues. just follow the directions. not exactly sure what is up with some of the aosp roms like that but gps seems to be the one that needs fixing the most.
     
  7. dustwun77

    dustwun77 Endeavor to Persevere :)

    dude, you don't know me! :p
     
  8. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    :eek:
     
  9. dustwun77

    dustwun77 Endeavor to Persevere :)

    Not sure what happened, must have fat fingered the msl or something, look what it did to my screen!

    Somebody help please!
     

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  10. DaRayvn

    DaRayvn Android Enthusiast

    NO WAY!?!?!?! you got an Ipad.....did that really happen or are you just jokin around and get the pic of the net?? lol...sorry i dont mean to laugh if it really happened...
     
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  11. dustwun77

    dustwun77 Endeavor to Persevere :)

    Says I'm on ATT, wth?

    Jk. :p
     
  12. Team420

    Team420 Well-Known Member

    LOL!! U owe me a keyboard! I just laughed out loud and spit vodka and iced tea all over it when I saw that pic! :eek:

    I gotta say tho.... as much as I dislike apple... we have an ipad, and I do think its the best tablet out there... Its so easy to use, even my 2 year old has it down!

    That said... my evo is still better!
     
  13. dustwun77

    dustwun77 Endeavor to Persevere :)

    Oops, sorry about that....

    On a serious note, it worked like a champ, back to cm7 and nav locked on RIGHT NOW!

    Yee haw!

    It was still working in Mik3d when I went there too, that is weird.

    Thank you OCN, saved my arse again!
     
  14. DaRayvn

    DaRayvn Android Enthusiast

    for real i was cracking up so hard and was trying not to cuz i was thinking...thats gotta suck lol....well played
     
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  15. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    i was nowhere near you arse.:D
     
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  16. DaRayvn

    DaRayvn Android Enthusiast

    lmfao
     
  17. dustwun77

    dustwun77 Endeavor to Persevere :)

    That's right! :p
     
  18. DaRayvn

    DaRayvn Android Enthusiast

    ok so i think i might do this too..so i have no idea what the MLS is or where to find it lol....
     
  19. dustwun77

    dustwun77 Endeavor to Persevere :)

    I used an app in the market to find it for me and wrote it down, let me see if I can find it for you. Who knows, you might get an Ipad out of the deal! :p
     
  20. dustwun77

    dustwun77 Endeavor to Persevere :)

    it is just called Msl reader in the market.
     
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  21. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

  22. DaRayvn

    DaRayvn Android Enthusiast

    i'll pass on the ipad lol...im thinking maybe i'll get sense 3.5 out of the deal lol
     
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