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  1. Ckosh

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    As it says!! My GPS seems to have suddenly decided that I live in Shenzen China. As you can guess that is throwing my calendar and clock completely out.

    Seemed to randomly happen - turning off GPS doesn't seem to make an difference - nor does turning off the phone and restarting.

    Any ideas? Only had the phone for a week and have been hearing horror stories. I hope I am not going to be another one!!

    Please help if you can!
     

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    Turn on locate using wireless
     
  3. Ckosh

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    Thanks for the advice - tried it - but it relocated me 50 miles from the random Chinese town!

    Still love the phone :p
     
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    Is your time and date correct? Have you ever had a gps fix?
     
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    is your time zone set up correctly?
     
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    Time and date is set up fine

    A GPS fix?

    I think all is good - it's never been a problem before and I have used the GPS numerous times.

    Tis strange.

    EDIT: It JUST randomly reset itself. I would like to keep the thread open though in case anyone knows why it happened in the first place - and why the sensible ideas from you guys didn't work
     
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    haha so weird, btw, NOT A TOWN, google it...

    No solution yet?!
     
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    Have you ever had maps working?

    If not, then you'll need net & GPS on. Go outside and wait for your position to be determined. This can take upto 10 min on the first GPS fix. Next time will be seconds.
     
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    Currently my phone says its location is Changsha China. This only happens when I connect via wifi in my house. After disconnecting wifi, my phone will display the correct location. Does anyone know what's going on?
     
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