05-06-2020 12:27 AM
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  1. theduece02's Avatar
    Travled to Europe a couple of months ago and ever since I got back I keep getting a location unavailable warning. It tells me to enable Wifi and Bluetooth scanning to help with my location. The problem is I already have these features turned on! I use Wifi calling as I live in an area with very little Sprint service. I can turn the Wifi calling off and the notifications quit coming in. Usually after 10-15 minutes I can turn the Wifi calling back on, and I don't receive the warnings for several hours. Some days I may get one or two, other days I get over a dozen. The other odd thing about the warning is it only stays on my phone's lock screen for a few seconds and then disappears. Any idea on what this issue might be? Since I've been back I've reset my network as well as wiped the cache partition but it still keeps happening.
    04-30-2020 09:31 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Does it also happen in Safe Mode? https://www.t-mobile.com/support/dev...sung-galaxy-s9
    04-30-2020 11:34 AM
  3. theduece02's Avatar
    Never tried it. I do notice that despite having Wifi calling on, the icon isn't present and the Sprint VoLTE icon is showing instead. It was about the time they came out with the update that had VoLTE update that I noticed this issue arise.
    04-30-2020 11:38 AM
  4. methodman89's Avatar
    Have you cleared the cache partition and rebooted?
    05-03-2020 06:26 AM
  5. theduece02's Avatar
    05-05-2020 10:57 AM
  6. mustang7757's Avatar
    Give that a try
    No.
    05-05-2020 11:00 AM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    The OP did mention wiping the cache partition in the original post, so I think the "No" may have meant that it was tried and didn't help.
    05-05-2020 11:26 AM
  8. mustang7757's Avatar
    Go settings >on top search bar type Google location history tap the one says app info
    Clear data, cache, force stop itLocation Unavailable Warning-screenshot_20200505-123624_settings.jpeg
    05-05-2020 11:38 AM
  9. theduece02's Avatar
    Cleared the cache partition and that didn't work. Going to try Mustang's advice now...
    05-05-2020 02:10 PM
  10. B. Diddy's Avatar
    You also didn't mention if the problem still happens in Safe Mode or not.
    05-05-2020 02:50 PM
  11. theduece02's Avatar
    You also didn't mention if the problem still happens in Safe Mode or not.
    Haven't tried that yet. Tried all the above and it's still doing. Even blocked the notifications and it still does it.
    05-05-2020 06:54 PM
  12. mustang7757's Avatar
    Haven't tried that yet. Tried all the above and it's still doing. Even blocked the notifications and it still does it.
    Try also clearing data,cache,force stop Google app
    05-05-2020 06:55 PM
  13. theduece02's Avatar
    How long do I have 2 keep it in Safe Mode? It doesn't always give me the notification.
    05-05-2020 06:56 PM
  14. mustang7757's Avatar
    How long do I have 2 keep it in Safe Mode? It doesn't always give me the notification.
    Try it for an hour , can get calls and text
    05-05-2020 06:57 PM
  15. B. Diddy's Avatar
    You might have to try it in Safe Mode for a few hours if you can, to see if the error messages go away.

    Also, can you tell which app is giving you that notification? If it's a toast notification that appears in the middle of the screen, use Toast Source to figure it out.
    05-05-2020 07:02 PM
  16. theduece02's Avatar
    It did it after about 30 minutes. I cleared app data , cache and forced stopped the google app.
    05-05-2020 07:59 PM
  17. mustang7757's Avatar
    It did it after about 30 minutes. I cleared app data , cache and forced stopped the google app.
    You cleared Google app after it happened ? Or that didn't work?
    05-05-2020 08:09 PM
  18. theduece02's Avatar
    Yes. So far so good.
    05-05-2020 08:16 PM
  19. mustang7757's Avatar
    Ok...good, let's monitor some more
    05-05-2020 08:19 PM
  20. theduece02's Avatar
    Just did it again. FYI, there's 2 ways it notifies me and it's weird. First is the standard location error where it says it can't find the location and you need to turn on the features that improve location accuracy. This notification stays on the lock screen until I remove it. What it's doing now, is what it does a lot of, and that's send the notification and sound, but the notification on the lock screen disappears immediately. It'll do this a couple of times, or several times in a row. Then all of a sudden it does it and the notification stays. In the time I've typed this it's done it 3 times and now the notification is still up on the screen.
    05-05-2020 08:33 PM
  21. mustang7757's Avatar
    Just did it again. FYI, there's 2 ways it notifies me and it's weird. First is the standard location error where it says it can't find the location and you need to turn on the features that improve location accuracy. This notification stays on the lock screen until I remove it. What it's doing now, is what it does a lot of, and that's send the notification and sound, but the notification on the lock screen disappears immediately. It'll do this a couple of times, or several times in a row. Then all of a sudden it does it and the notification stays. In the time I've typed this it's done it 3 times and now the notification is still up on the screen.
    Does it show up in notifications panel ?
    05-05-2020 08:36 PM
  22. mustang7757's Avatar
    Go to settings >notifications >choose at bottom show all see the time under each app when it gave notification also while in there tap 3 dots upper right corner show system apps see there anything Google that pops up same time as it gives notifications turn it off
    05-05-2020 08:48 PM
  23. theduece02's Avatar
    I actually think it may be my wifi calling. I have put the notifications on silent and to do not show on lock screen.
    05-05-2020 09:15 PM
  24. mustang7757's Avatar
    I actually think it may be my wifi calling. I have put the notifications on silent and to do not show on lock screen.
    Ok , let's see ...getting closer
    05-05-2020 09:16 PM
  25. theduece02's Avatar
    Yeah, when you look at frequency it stated that WiFi calling gave me an average of 8 notifications per day. That seems about right.
    05-05-2020 09:31 PM
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