1. AxlMyk's Avatar
    Is it possible to adjust the compass to read true North, or magnetic North?
    I have found no compass settings, and will use an app if necessary.

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    01-29-2014 04:09 PM
  2. AxlMyk's Avatar
    Sorry. I meant the compass

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    01-29-2014 04:18 PM
  3. meyerweb#CB's Avatar
    A compass is always going to point to magnetic north. There's nothing at true north for a compass to interact with. With GPS, it would theoretically be possible to correct for the difference between magnetic and true north, based on the location of the phone, and indicate true north on the compass. But if you've got GPS on, just use the maps app to identify true north.
    01-29-2014 05:47 PM
  4. GSDer's Avatar
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...r.aboy.compass will provide you a True North reading (unfortunately in the free version you don't get True North). If you decide to go that route you may want to get the whole toolset.

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    01-30-2014 12:25 PM
  5. AxlMyk's Avatar
    The reason I'm asking is because when I use Google Sky Map to find planets, etc., it seems to show about 5-10 off. Like it was reading magnetic, instead of true north. I have GPS Status installed, and it appears to read correctly.
    It's more an annoyance than anything else.
    01-30-2014 02:47 PM

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