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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by MonkeyDot, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. MonkeyDot

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    Hi, I created this thread after looking around for a solution for 2 hours.
    My GPS basically isn't working. The icon in the notification bar is empty, not blinking or full. When I pull it down it says searching for GPS signal, but never ends.
    This happens in every app using gps.
    I have v4.2.2
    It's also not a hardware issue, some time ago (maybe before I updated to 4.2.1, it was working)
    Help? This is really really frustrating me.
     

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  2. tube517

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  3. MonkeyDot

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  4. Tim K

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    I have had it happen before. Required several reboots before it started working again. I may have had to do a factory reset. Hasn't happened since.
     
  5. Demache

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    You cleared the A-GPS data and everything? That part is very important.
     
  6. MonkeyDot

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    I did a factory reset, still not working.

    Yep, more than 10 times if that's relevant
     
  7. Tim K

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    Not sure if you are rooted but have you tried rolling back to an earlier rom like 4.1 or a custom rom to see if it works?
     
  8. MonkeyDot

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    Unrooted.
     
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