1. laddie79's Avatar
    Hi all,

    I was wondering if there was something I could do as my Google Maps app ALWAYS shows the arrow pointing in the wring direction than which I'm facing. Generally, the arrow points backwards when I'm actually walking forwards!? I don't know what to do!!

    Any help greatly appreciated!
    08-27-2014 02:35 AM
  2. sting7k's Avatar
    Tap the compass icon in the top right corner of the map and it will orient the map based on the direction you are facing.
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    08-27-2014 10:27 AM
  3. zorak950's Avatar
    You can reset your compass by moving your phone in a horizontal figure eight motion screen-up, but the truth is some devices just don't have very good compasses. My N4 has never been reliable; I just live with it.
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    08-27-2014 01:21 PM
  4. laddie79's Avatar
    thanks this worked perfectly!
    08-29-2014 02:25 AM
  5. kitty start's Avatar
    You can move you smartphone to find the right direction and using your fingers to expand the area to find some obvious building.
    09-12-2014 05:06 AM

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