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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Zinge764, Dec 1, 2010.

  1. Zinge764

    Zinge764 Member
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    Just got this text AT&T FREE MSG: AT&T is providing a free update for your phone. When asked to install the update, please select OK. Thank You.

    I'm running a custom rom so I can't confirm it our download it, but hopefully it's something good
     

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  2. George0211

    George0211 Well-Known Member
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    This has been happening for a while now. People who are running anything other than Samsung/AT&T firmware have been getting these notices.
     
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  3. ijonbrown

    ijonbrown New Member
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    I just read the story on Boy Genius Report and apparently Samsung released an app called GPSrestore (the title is one word in the market) that resets your GPS to factory settings and deletes the Lbs settings changes many of us, me included, did to try and fix the GPS. I just downloaded it and ran it. As a test I opened Waze and it usually take 5 minutes or more for Waze to get a LOCK but this time it got a lock in under a minute.

    Please no flames I am not saying it is fixed I am just giving you my experience so you know the app is out there. It will interesting to see how it works 2 or 3 days from today and if the problem pops up again. Even if it does if this helps with performance I will be happy to run the app every few days. I am still pissed. Do not have a fix but if this helps I will be a bit happier.
     
  4. Rockinfigs

    Rockinfigs Well-Known Member
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    what a joke for a gps fix..anyways where is the 2.2 update they promised before dec??? this phone is such a failure!
     
  5. BigCiX

    BigCiX Well-Known Member
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    This app has given me an instant lock in postition and navigation lock almost instantly. I've been using it since yesterday and no problems. For my personal believings this app has fixed my gps issues. It doesnt however give me a lock on navigation when inside my home using wifi. Outside using wifi it's instant lock in position and navigation. I believe it will not work for some people that have flashed their phone or using anything other than stock 2.1 update.
     
  6. ironhorse

    ironhorse Well-Known Member
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    Thats funny I dont remember att nor samsung giving an official release promise. Too many rumors and too many people taking those as fact.
     
  7. northernale1

    northernale1 Well-Known Member
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    getting it in canada middle of this month and that has been anounced
     
  8. Digital Legend

    Digital Legend Well-Known Member
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    GPSrestore for me is a fail........sees 6 satellites, never locks, another feeble attempt from Samsung as far as I am concerned......
     
  9. btswein

    btswein Well-Known Member
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    Wrong. FroYo has been OFFICIALLY announced to be coming to the Captivate since release...

    GPS Restore sped up my already fast Cappy GPS!
     

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