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    Default Re: does OTA fix GPS issues? (or copy/paste issue?)

    My GPS locks very quickly when I use Waze and never loses it on my drive, consisting of about 45 miles. The only time I don't have it is in the parking garage, but once I get outside it locks immediately.

    And the OTA did not fix my copy and paste issue.
  2. #27  

    Default Re: does OTA fix GPS issues? (or copy/paste issue?)

    I have tried this method of dumping cache data, removing map updates, etc. several times with no luck.

    I also used GPS Status to remove/refresh ephemeris data. Same thing, inability to lock or hold satellite locks.

    If I can get a lock at all, it's in the "+/- hundred of meters" range, which is useless.

    I think I just have a phone with a bad GPS antennae.
  3. Thread Author  Thread Author    #28  

    Default Re: does OTA fix GPS issues? (or copy/paste issue?)

    Ugh. I have the copy/paste issue again.
    Probably going to root, save some stuff on Titanium Backup, then factory reset...

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk 2
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    Default Re: does OTA fix GPS issues? (or copy/paste issue?)

    Seems to me the biggest problem is always with a hit or miss initial lock. But I have this problem with my garmin too. A few weeks ago I was leaving a place and had someone that had to follow me. My garmin was getting a signal so I grabbed my gs3 and it locked right away. The garmin took about two minutes to get a signal. Sometimes it's the other way around though. But for the most part gps on my phone is pretty good.

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Android Central Forums
  5. #30  

    Default Re: does OTA fix GPS issues? (or copy/paste issue?)

    in /etc/gps.conf setting
    QUIPC_ENABLED=2
    has helped dramatically with gps locking on my jellybean g3. in addition to that i always turn off google location services due to the inaccuracy it throws in.
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