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    My Galaxy S5 constantly shows me in Brighton, Michigan. My actual location is in Sterling Heights, some 40 miles east of that. The weather app shows Brighton several times a day, as does Google Maps, Location History, and Friend Locator. Today, a chat in Facebook showed me in Brighton, which prompted a comment from the person I was texting. Nobody seems to have any answers for this. It is beyond annoying. Any ideas as to what may be causing it?
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    On your GS5's display pull down from the top.
    Long press on the location icon.
    You'll see this:
    Why is my GPS, map, weather showing the wrong locations?-1404998379979.jpg
    If the first option (under Mode) doesn't say High Accuracy, press on Mode, you'll see this:
    Why is my GPS, map, weather showing the wrong locations?-1404998492006.jpg
    Press on High accuracy.
    That should help.

    Sent From Another Galaxy

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    Do you have your GPS to high accuracy?

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    Default Re: GPS, map, weather showing wrong location

    On your GS5's display pull down from the top.
    Long press on the location icon.
    You'll see this:
    Click image for larger version. 

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    If the first option (under Mode) doesn't say High Accuracy, press on Mode, you'll see this:
    Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	126833
    Press on High accuracy.
    That should help.

    Sent From Another Galaxy

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