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Re: GPS function on N8 not working - at all

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Takurumotou
Posts: 12

GPS function on N8 not working - at all

Whenever I go into maps and choose 'My position', it just displays the blinking red dot with 'Searching for position', but never really finds me. It doesn't matter whether I am inside a building or outside, the searching just goes on for an indefinite amount of time.

Basically, this renders the GPS function pretty much useless.

Any suggestions?

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cjlim
Posts: 16,974

Re: GPS function on N8 not working - at all

Which positioning methods have you enabled? Goto Settings>Application settings>Positioning>Positioning methods to check.

 

You can speed up position fix by enabling Assisted gps, network based and wifi but you may incur a nominal data charge.

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onezeroone
Posts: 27

Re: GPS function on N8 not working - at all

could try google maps and see if you get a fix with that. if it gives a position on goole maps you can rule out a hardware fault

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