1. AC Question's Avatar
    I have lenovo a536 and my gps isn't working. I tried leaving it under clear sky over a 30 minutes with gps status app running. It showed 0/12 satelites the whole 30 minutes but didn't connect to even 1. it told me to press reset gps and get Xtra data i did that and restarted phone but that didn't work. I read somewhere to go to data/misc deleting EPO.DAT and mtkgps.dat and then go to engineer mode and then go to Location Based Service then go to EPO and press EPO (DOWNLOAD) then i restart phone and it didn't work again. I tried outside every time for at least 10 minutes. i read that mediatek processors are bad at gps but i didn't think that it would be this bad.

    Last time GPS was working is 2 months ago
    06-16-2016 11:43 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Maybe the GPS radio has failed. Is the phone still under warranty?
    06-16-2016 12:19 PM
  3. SethFire's Avatar
    Yes it is under warranty but i was thinking of that as a last option if everything other fail.
    06-16-2016 01:52 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Are you in an area with lots of tall buildings? Is the weather extremely overcast? These factors can cause problems with GPS reception. You might try again in a day or so, and make sure you're in a very open area.
    06-16-2016 06:12 PM
  5. SethFire's Avatar
    No i wasn't near very tall buildings and it was sunny when i did the 30 minutes test. I will try again but not today because its raining and i guess that can cause some gps problems.
    06-17-2016 06:48 AM
  6. SethFire's Avatar
    I tried in the best condition sunny weather no tall building a lot of space it found satelites but didin't work and even worse. The micro usb port broke so i can't charge it. I'll use my warranty. Thanks for your help.
    B. Diddy likes this.
    06-19-2016 12:56 AM

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