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GPS is very slow and often loses all satellites

15th March 2014, 02:27 PM   |  #1  
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Hi, with recent roms based on the last official sammy firmwares, i get a very slow GPS positioning, and when is locked onto a few satellites, it drops all of them ocasionally and then i have to wait for a lock again.

Before, this never happened to me, i would get a solid lock that would continue to track my location.

i live in south america, is there some way to improve this situation via software? or could it be that my GPS module is getting broken (my s3 has 1 year and a half of use and a extended zerolemon 7000mha battery), which "part" of the OS handles GPS signal? (kernel, baseband, android...).

Greetings [emoji1].

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18th March 2014, 05:15 PM   |  #2  
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Hi, try install faster gps in Google Play.. But it required root access

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19th March 2014, 12:31 PM   |  #3  
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Hi, try install faster gps in Google Play.. But it required root access

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thanks for the suggestion!, will try.

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