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    Default GPS Signal Problems

    I've been using the Google Navigation recently and each and every time (tried it about 5 times), with varying weather each time (from rainy and cloudy to perfectly clear) it takes my phone a solid 5 full minutes to lock on to a GPS signal. Is this common? If not, is there anything that can be done to speed it up?

    Honestly, at 5 minutes to wait, its completely not even worth using Navigation.
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    Default Re: GPS Signal Problems

    Not normal... mine locks in less then 30 seconds every time...




    sent from a Nexus, nothing less will do...
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    Default Re: GPS Signal Problems

    Quote Originally Posted by reykjavik View Post
    I've been using the Google Navigation recently and each and every time (tried it about 5 times), with varying weather each time (from rainy and cloudy to perfectly clear) it takes my phone a solid 5 full minutes to lock on to a GPS signal. Is this common? If not, is there anything that can be done to speed it up?

    Honestly, at 5 minutes to wait, its completely not even worth using Navigation.
    Have you tried clearing the cache from Maps?

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    Default Re: GPS Signal Problems

    No, I didn't. Is that a common fix?
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    Whenever I've had that problem a simple reboot did the trick.

    FWIW- I had problems with data connection just the other day and rebooting fixed it.

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    I had this problem when I was running an early JB rom. Are you stock or running a ROM of some sort?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jamontoast1291 View Post
    I had this problem when I was running an early JB rom. Are you stock or running a ROM of some sort?
    Complete stock. Never rom'ed. Waited for vzw update like a good boy. I actually think the cache clearing did the trick.

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