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Support GPS won't work

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by natanvm, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. natanvm

    natanvm Member
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    Hi

    I have used my droid 3's gps for the past month tracking runs
    however my gps has stopped working yesterday - it won't track runs
    I use the application runtastic from the market

    Can anyone suggest a soulution?
     

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  2. doogald

    doogald Well-Known Member
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    This happened to me the second time that I tried to use Runkeeper. I just toggled GPS off and on and it worked fine. It hasn't happened since, so I am not sure what happened.

    There is a GPS control widget for that, or you can install the power control widget to control WiFi, BT, GPS, Data Sync and Brightness.
     
  3. redsox985

    redsox985 Well-Known Member
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    Sometimes the power control widgets get buggy, particularly the one called Power Control. The GPS toggle is better, but changing the status through location settings and re-agreeing to the disclosure notificaiton almost always fixes it.
     
  4. natanvm

    natanvm Member
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    I tried that, and I turned the phone off and rebooted several times.
    Nothing...
    Could it be connected to the fact I am rooted and running steeldroid v2?
     
  5. natanvm

    natanvm Member
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    Hi

    I tried everything, sbfing back to stock, other apps...
    can anyone suggest a soulution?
     

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