1. reykjavik's Avatar
    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.
    10-13-2012 12:11 PM
  2. dcastillo's Avatar
    Not normal... mine locks in less then 30 seconds every time...




    sent from a Nexus, nothing less will do...
    10-13-2012 06:25 PM
  3. dmmarck's Avatar
    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?

    Sent from my Overly Suspicious Robotic Grouper
    10-13-2012 08:16 PM
  4. reykjavik's Avatar
    No, I didn't. Is that a common fix?
    10-13-2012 10:33 PM
  5. pmcd1962's Avatar
    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.

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Android Central Forums
    10-14-2012 04:58 AM
  6. jamontoast1291's Avatar
    I had this problem when I was running an early JB rom. Are you stock or running a ROM of some sort?
    10-14-2012 01:41 PM
  7. reykjavik's Avatar
    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.
    10-15-2012 08:46 PM

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