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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by theWUbear, Dec 24, 2011.

  1. theWUbear

    theWUbear Member
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    ICS stock weather widget works less than half the time for me (I see others on xda developers forums and other places have also had this difficulty) and it is not related to a malfunction with location services. Perhaps it's not even ICS- or SGN-specific, as it is being discussed here as well
    Weather unavailable in "News and Weather" app? - Android Forums

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  2. Dex

    Dex Android Enthusiast

    Happens to me at least once a day, but a tap on it clears it up. I've not tried another widget that does something similar. Not sure if Beautiful Widgets or any of that stuff works properly. I think there is probably a FAR more attractive alternative. Overall it isn't a big deal to me. Like I said, I tap it and it works again.

    I pretty much expect everything that worked on my Thunderbolt to not work on this phone. This is just some of the growing pains that we face as early adopters.
     
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  3. teddyearp

    teddyearp Android Expert

    Actually I have been having this problem on my A855 for a couple of weeks or so, my co-worker on his Nexus S 4g the same. Server side issue I am thinking.
     
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  4. theWUbear

    theWUbear Member
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    Thanks for the responses. Seems to be happening less and less to me.
     
  5. mntbighker

    mntbighker Well-Known Member

    I installed a different weather app and it does the same thing.
     
  6. pragmatous

    pragmatous Android Enthusiast

    It's whoever the weather ap reports to. If it's accuweather or whoever. It's not the phone. I got that on my old droid incredible all the time and there's nothing you can do besides going to a different weather provider.

    It's definitely not the phone tho.
     
  7. pragmatous

    pragmatous Android Enthusiast

    the app uses the weather channel as it's provider. Try a different app that uses someone different so you have a backup.
     
  8. wedgemoose

    wedgemoose Android Enthusiast

    I noticed this also. But i thought it was my "network extender". I have two. One for work and one for home. And they always cause it to come up with the wrong location.

    So instead of "Detect my location" I typed in my zip code and it seems to be better. But you guys are saying it's getting better anyway's. I'm going to check "detect my location" again and see what happens.


    Edit: just tried it and it couldn't 'set my location'. So i went back to typing in my zip code. It has been solid for days this way
     
  9. AtomHeart

    AtomHeart Lurker

    My new VZW GNex has the same issue, although it appears to detect the location if on wifi. Previously my t-mo N1 had no problems.

    EDIT: Turned on Google's location services and it works. Duh!
     
  10. psycho_maniac

    psycho_maniac Member

    use beautiful widgets you wont have a problem.
     
  11. khankll

    khankll Newbie

    i am also having the same isssue..
    its saying "weather currently unavailable"
    and when i select to "detect my location" works but i cannot enable gps and drain my battery when i will be in this city ....
    i canot enter my location manully it wont accept it when i enter it says
    "sorry couldn't find location matching xxx" where xxx is any city that in enter.. i tried entering postal code/zip code still the same issue.. earlier manually setting the location by typing the city name was working i had manually enterd the city and was having no issue.. i am having this issue since past few days.. have tried reboots.. no solution. have force closed the weather app and cleared its data but still the same issue... any solution ?

    setting to
     
  12. zebug

    zebug Android Enthusiast

    You could always just look outside when your app fails:p

    I kid, I kid...I've actually noticed myself doing this.....I see it's raining outside, I then check my phone to confirm that it is indeed raining....once my nexus says so, then it must be true.
     
  13. Dubbin1

    Dubbin1 Android Expert

    I know several people that started having this problem today, must be a server issue.
     
  14. Mine has been like this for 2 days now. And Google+ is having sync issues. Might be related.
     
  15. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique

    Working fine for me now. Have you tried clearing cache from the widget?
     
  16. UncleMike

    UncleMike Android Expert

    After rebooting for unrelated reasons, my weather widget started working, but had been changed to a weather & news widget. After removing and re-creating the widget it was back to working as weather only.
     

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