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[MetroPCS/CDMA] GPS locking issues with various ROMs

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by samp27, Jul 15, 2013.

  1. samp27

    samp27 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    My GPS doesnt seem to lock when Im navigating using the latest CM or Carbon. Worked fine on stock..

    Ive searched around and seen others with the same issue but havent found a way to fix it..

    Does anyone know of a solution? Or am I the only one that still has this issue.

    Thanks in advance..
     


  2. ed2356

    ed2356 Well-Known Member

    I had the same problem and then shabby recommended that I use GPS toolbox from the play store and haven't had an issue since then give it a try :)

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.eclipsim.gpsstatus2
     
  3. samp27

    samp27 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Thank you. I will try it out. It worked quick to lock home at home with 1 or 2 bars so hopefully it will stick when Im driving.
     
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  4. samp27

    samp27 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    No luck, still has problems staying locked when moving.
     
  5. 1iwilly

    1iwilly Android Enthusiast

    i found this thread hope it helps=
    Fix for GPS Signal Issues

     
  6. djc7980

    djc7980 Member

    Still having GPS issues. Tried to use GPS fix app, GPS status app. I have been to three metro stores. Been onto Samsung website to try to get support. Unable to find our model. Anybody have a direct link?
     
  7. samp27

    samp27 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I had found that link earlier and it fixed GPS for me.

    Sorry for the late response, I didnt notice people had responded to my thread.
     
  8. jrpepper

    jrpepper Newbie

    I can verify that tightening the screws will help out with GPS
     

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