1. Darkwood_77's Avatar
    Hi, SG4, Android 4.3

    I have been using GPS Test app for 2-3 years now on two phones, and in all that time it was 100% consistent and accurate responding to phone's GPS status. When there was a GPS fix, it immediately reflected so in the app, in fact it was so accurate that I used it as a sole test for the phone's GPS status.

    Few days ago, the app updated itself to version 1.3.2, and ever since then, it very rarely shows a GPS fix, or even that it sees ANY satellites on sky map? At the same time I test it against "Google Maps", "GPS Status" and "miCoach", all of which are working and finding a GPS fix in several seconds, however, GPS Test fails to confirm a fix, and the app itself looks like not even trying to obtain a fix.

    I tried to do several changes to GPS, like clear/update aGPS, switch off "Use wireless networks" and rely solely on GPS satellites, but "GPS Test" app reacts to nothing. Sometimes it will get a fix but after a long time, and lose it quickly. "GPS Status" always shows me 14/20 satellites in lock, "miCoach" obtains a fix in a matter of 5-30 seconds, but at the same time "GPS Test" not only does not get a fix, but shows no satellites at all.

    Just to repeat, only since the last app update. Anyone else experiencing the same or having the same problem?

    Cheers
    10-03-2014 05:00 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Have you emailed the developer? support@chartcross.co.uk
    10-03-2014 11:57 AM
  3. Darkwood_77's Avatar
    Hi, no, not yet, it could be just me or something with my installation, just wanted to see if anyone else had the issue.
    10-03-2014 04:35 PM
  4. AxlMyk's Avatar
    Try clearing the cache and data for the app.
    I haven't run it since update.

    AC App on SGS3
    10-03-2014 04:41 PM

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