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26th February 2014, 07:46 PM |#31  
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I have the same gps issues and hope this config may help. However I have NO IDEA what I am supposed to do to flash it. I have an unrooted N5. Will I be able to flash it on there and if so could someone please explain just what I need to do as I have never done this before.

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Per tcat007, GPS Status works just as well, you don't need root or to flash anything, just install from Play Store. I have used it on various phones including current Nexus 5 and it works great to fix and speed up GPS readings.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...sim.gpsstatus2
 
 
26th February 2014, 10:39 PM |#32  
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Tried that and all it did was show just how slowly the satellites were being acquired. It did nothing to actually improve anything though.

Please if someone can tell me if I can flash this without rooting and if so, how?
26th February 2014, 10:50 PM |#33  
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Tried that and all it did was show just how slowly the satellites were being acquired. It did nothing to actually improve anything though.

Please if someone can tell me if I can flash this without rooting and if so, how?

GPS Test worked for me

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26th February 2014, 10:59 PM |#34  
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Well, my N5 is currently telling me that I am about 50 miles from where I am. And it has been doing that since last night.

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So, is it possible to flash this onto my phone without rooting it? And how please?
27th February 2014, 02:15 AM |#35  
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Well, my N5 is currently telling me that I am about 50 miles from where I am. And it has been doing that since last night.

---------- Post added at 12:59 AM ---------- Previous post was at 12:58 AM ----------

So, is it possible to flash this onto my phone without rooting it? And how please?

Don't think it's possible. Pretty sure you need root to access and modify your /system settings.
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6th January 2015, 11:18 PM |#36  
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Looks like a great fix - would the zipfile in the first post work on my Nexus4?

What application can be used to edit the gpsconf file? I would like to set to Europe/Spain.

Thanks in advance!
7th January 2015, 10:45 PM |#37  
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Hi

I have issues with GPS location and orientation.
Often I'm shown further down the road facing in the wrong direction.

Will this help me ?
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8th January 2015, 04:24 AM |#38  
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Is this still valid?
9th January 2015, 02:29 AM |#39  
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Has this been updated to aosp 5.0.2? Does it need to be? Is the GPS config different at all?
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