1. JoannaLBland1's Avatar
    My finance think I am seeing shine one else since my GPS said I was on that location and I was and I was at home that whole day!!
    02-14-2018 05:26 PM
  2. SpookDroid's Avatar
    GPS, just like TV signals, are definitely susceptible to error, and since GPS is a 'line-of-sight' system that needs a minimum number of satellites 'in view' of your phone (the more satellites the more accurate the position is), if you have no visibility the reading might be a bad one or the accuracy of the position could be off by miles. If you were home, however, location was probably determined more by WiFi signals and mobile tower data, and that (especially tower data) might have 'glitched' into putting your location somewhere else.

    These glitches, however, seldom last more than a few minutes unless your WiFi-based/tower-based location is permanently marked in the wrong location.

    In this case, I think it's not the GPS you should worry about but just talking things out with your fiancee.
    Tim1954 likes this.
    02-14-2018 05:37 PM
  3. ClarityDesigns's Avatar
    They can I've had it happen where I have entered a location and had taken me the wrong way.
    02-14-2018 07:48 PM
  4. Tim1954's Avatar
    It will also depend on the accuracy setting you have in locations...
    You should discuss the trust issues with the guy, if he's like this already maybe think about the long term future with this behaviour...
    02-14-2018 10:27 PM
  5. 4Deco's Avatar
    They can be sometimes as they basically depends upon the accuracy. Sometime it have guided to the longest routes instead of short ones while travelling and even sometimes wrong too.
    Tim1954 likes this.
    02-15-2018 01:27 AM
  6. Morty2264's Avatar
    Absolutely, they can be wrong. Google Maps thinks my phone is my town's local gravel pit site.
    02-16-2018 07:31 AM

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