Is it possible to adjust the compass to read true North, or magnetic North?
I have found no compass settings, and will use an app if necessary.
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Last edited by AxlMyk; 01-29-2014 at 05:02 PM. Reason: Changed from GPS to compassSamsung Galaxy S3 4gLTE
- 01-29-2014, 05:47 PM #3
Re: GPS sett
A compass is always going to point to magnetic north. There's nothing at true north for a compass to interact with. With GPS, it would theoretically be possible to correct for the difference between magnetic and true north, based on the location of the phone, and indicate true north on the compass. But if you've got GPS on, just use the maps app to identify true north.PLEASE, when asking for help provide as much information as possible. We can't help unless we know what the symptoms are and what you did before they began.
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- 01-30-2014, 12:25 PM #4
Re: GPS sett
The reason I'm asking is because when I use Google Sky Map to find planets, etc., it seems to show about 5-10º off. Like it was reading magnetic, instead of true north. I have GPS Status installed, and it appears to read correctly.
It's more an annoyance than anything else.Samsung Galaxy S3 4gLTE
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