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  1. michaeljc70's Avatar
    Get on WiFI. Download GPS Test.
    Run App. Open Settings, Press Clear AGPS. wait a few seconds, then press Update AGPS. Close the app. Then re-open the app and see if GPS works.
    When you Clear and UPdate AGPS, make sure your still on WiFI.
    I ran GPS test a million times and it still didn't work. I updated the AGPS many times. I didn't get a lock once without being connected to wifi, which made GPS useless. Very disappointing being on vacation and not being able to use GPS/maps.
    10-02-2012 11:27 AM
  2. IAmSixNine's Avatar
    With out a data source maps is pointless anyway. So unless you loaded the entire map set for the location your in getting a GPS lock is usless.

    Flash a different modem.. Thats what solved my problems when i had the GS2 Touch
    10-02-2012 02:49 PM
  3. michaeljc70's Avatar
    With out a data source maps is pointless anyway. So unless you loaded the entire map set for the location your in getting a GPS lock is usless.

    Flash a different modem.. Thats what solved my problems when i had the GS2 Touch
    1) I pre-cached the maps or of course it wouldn't work.
    2) I tried a different modem on my last ROM (stock) and that didn't help.

    How do you figure out what modem to use?? If my GPS works and my phone doesn't, that isn't ideal.
    10-02-2012 05:38 PM
  4. michaeljc70's Avatar
    This thread is old, but just to give a point of comparison, in my house, my E4GT struggled to get a GPS lock. Evne in an open area, it would maybe get 6-- satellites in view. I got a Nexus 4 and even IN my house, It sees over 20 satellites! It is like night and day. BTW, I had the E4GT replaced due to the GPS once and still had the same problem with the new one. The Nexus 4 locks within 5 seconds every time I have tried it.

    It is a relief when lost being able to open Navigation or maps and not hope that it might be able to help me in a few minutes.
    02-24-2013 11:00 AM
  5. johnsandiego's Avatar
    Tighten the little Phillips screws inside the phone! Take out the battery so the phone does a cold start and your gps is back to normal. You should see signals peak at 35 to 43 using gps test app outside.
    03-10-2013 11:06 PM
  6. garwynn's Avatar
    GB27 seems to fix this for everyone so far.

    Sent from my SPH-L900 using Tapatalk 2
    03-16-2013 06:00 AM
  7. Tsukiyomi's Avatar
    GB27 seems to fix this for everyone so far.

    Sent from my SPH-L900 using Tapatalk 2
    I've just put GB27 rooted on (previously on GA10) and have actually lost my GPS lock, even with Faster Fix and GPS Test.


    EDIT: I take that back. I WAS getting a lock indoors at home on GA10. Not getting that now but it's locking fine outside. I can live with that.
    03-16-2013 02:10 PM
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