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    Default Android 4.2 gps stop working

    Since I update my GNEX to Android 4.2 my GPS stop working. All the time try to fine satellites but never locks. I try to do everything I read for previews similar problem but nothing works.
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    Default Re: Android 4.2 gps stop working

    Bump. My friend is having this issue as well
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    Turn to connect to wifi for a moment, also check if you got location from network, this should help you lock GPS
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    Interesting. I get a faster GPS lock with 4.2.
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    I had this issue too. Other GPS apps would locate me but Google maps would not after 4.2 OTA even though location services were turned on in settings. Apparently, that setting is for non-google apps and there is another setting switch somewhere for google apps.

    I found a fix after I noticed that my Google Now cards were not working. I clicked on the top search bar which brings up search and google Now. At the bottom there was a message that said my location access was turned off. I clicked on that and then clicked on the settings link that it had.
    It brought me to a new white setting screen with a switch for location access which i switched to ON. It seems that this specific switch has to be on for google apps to access the GPS.

    Works now. Hope that helps

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