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GPS comms not working - fix (in case this happens to you...)
Recently I was on a trip with my wife. I couldn't get Google Maps to find my location (accurately) no matter how I has the Location Services set. We had to use her iPhone maps instead. I thought "what a piece of crap this phone is as a GPS unit". Later I downloaded an app (GPS Status) and found that it could tell if I had the GPS turned on or off, but it could not find any GPS signals.
So as I was about to go to the Sprint store to get a replacement, I decided to try a factory reset first. I backed up my phone to the PC, cloud, etc., removed the SD card and reset the phone. I was surprised that the phone came back up and as I entered accounts and passwords into it, it retrieved almost everything back as it was before I started. Some apps needed to be downloaded again (nothing that mattered to me). The whole process took about 45 minutes and required little from me.
In the end, that solved the GPS problem and I lost no data. So if you find this happening to you, back it up (as many ways as possible) and perform a factory reset. It might solve the problem.
HTC One (M8) Harman Kardon Edition (Sprint)