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i9500 - GPS bad signal problems

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By amir77a, Senior Member on 4th August 2014, 12:20 PM
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I have tried several ROM's lately for the i9500 (ROMs like Ozcan, ARROW and more).
Those ROMs runs Android 4.4.2.

In all of those ROMs I have severe GPS signal problem.

Initial GPS fix is very slow - sometimes between 1-2 minutes. While driving the device is loosing the GPS signal every several minutes.
Its seems that even the GPS accuracy, is not at its best.

In settings/location it set to "high accuracy".

I've installed GPS fix with no use.

Currently I'm with Arrow ROM v.15
Basaband - UGNE3

Any ideas how to remedy that problem would be very welcomed.
 
 
7th August 2014, 07:23 PM |#2  
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Pls try Hassan rom v7.0, I'm running it now on my i9500 and the gps is excellent. You may want to give it a try.

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8th August 2014, 05:35 PM |#3  
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Pls try Hassan rom v7.0, I'm running it now on my i9500 and the gps is excellent. You may want to give it a try.

Sent from my GT-I9500 using XDA Free mobile app

I've tried it, but the problem is there as well.

something is wrong in my device in 4.4.2
14th August 2014, 12:21 AM |#4  
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Originally Posted by amir77a

I've tried it, but the problem is there as well.

something is wrong in my device in 4.4.2

I've tried numerous ROM's, but the problem persists.

Be glad for help in that.
6th January 2015, 04:12 PM |#5  
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Talking anyone?
please help!
6th January 2015, 06:23 PM |#6  
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Try following steps.

install a stock unmodified android rom.

try to get a gps fix with "gps test" app from playstore, let your screen 10 minutes active and let your phone settle down for 10 minutes.

Afterwards you should be able to get a gps fix faster.

I think you already know, that under a clear sky you get a better signal.
Dont block apps internet connection by a firewall, because certain samsung apps already pre-analyse your location by using your wifi or mobile data.
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