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By Exostenza, Senior Member on 9th May 2014, 10:24 PM
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I have noticed that no matter what I do my direction that I point the phone in is always 30 to 60 degrees off while sometimes it is a solid 90. Is this a know issue with the phone? Is there anything to do that would resolve it? I have tried the swing it around in an infinity sign shape b t that doesn't help.

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9th May 2014, 10:32 PM |#2  
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Not sure I have seen this problem. I use something for GPS that never really gets out dated and works all devices. Take a look here and see if it can help you. You should be able to flash them but you can manually extract them to system/etc and set permissions to 664

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1563226

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The infinity sign works for me. I need to move it with the top of the phone in the lead though. Only a temp fix. I need to do this every time.

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I have noticed that no matter what I do my direction that I point the phone in is always 30 to 60 degrees off while sometimes it is a solid 90. Is this a know issue with the phone? Is there anything to do that would resolve it? I have tried the swing it around in an infinity sign shape b t that doesn't help.

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Not sure I have seen this problem. I use something for GPS that never really gets out dated and works all devices. Take a look here and see if it can help you. You should be able to flash them but you can manually extract them to system/etc and set permissions to 664

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1563226

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I appreciate the effort but my problem is not with gps at all. It is with the direction that the phone thinks it is pointed in. Gps working beyond amazing on this phone and it locks so fast I'm sure it's under a second.

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The infinity sign works for me. I need to move it with the top of the phone in the lead though. Only a temp fix. I need to do this every time.

Yeah, that doesn't even do the trick.

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10th May 2014, 02:34 AM |#5  
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I also had a case with a kickstand that was messing it up. There was a huge magnet holding the kickstand.
10th May 2014, 02:58 AM |#6  
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Get a gps app from market
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...sim.gpsstatus2
do a compas calibration
Keep the phone away from magnets.
I have a flip case with a magnet, normally the magnetic field is around 50 but when using that case goes to 250. I just cut the magnet that holds the flip, it's ok now.
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