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GPS takes 20+ mins to load?

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by LaxHaak, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. LaxHaak

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    I have a samsung vibrant, and my GPS takes a good 20 mins before it finds my location and will give me directions to my destination... By the time it registers the GPS, I am at my location. Until then, it just says "Searching for GPS..."

    My phone was rooted, so I unrooted it and the problem is still here! The tutorials for solving this say open the dialer and type like *#*#1436526#*#* or something like that, then press call. once I try the last *, the dialer just exits and nothing happens.. this is very frustrating, anyone know a solution? Thanks
     

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  2. Harry2

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    Install 'GPS Status', let it load A-GPS Data, let it find satellites and close it.
    Then start your GPS app like Maps.

    Harry
     

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