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By Ben36, Senior Member on 3rd July 2014, 11:05 AM
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When I look at Google maps where I am is not accurate. But if I start using navigation then it puts me on the correct street?

Any ideas why?

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3rd July 2014, 11:13 AM |#2  
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Bug methinks. I get that sometimes too.

Seeing a stupid comment on Google Play about an app you love and marking it as "spam". You've done it too.
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3rd July 2014, 11:26 AM |#3  
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It's bloody annoying. Lol

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3rd July 2014, 11:34 AM |#4  
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If you've ever played around with app ops check 'Google play services' has location enabled
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Quote:
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If you've ever played around with app ops check 'Google play services' has location enabled

Why? It's a different service?

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there are 3 levels of accuracy on your device, make sure its on high accuracy and you have google play services enabled.

what it is ...

Google's fancy scarier than the NSA ability to know where most router mac's live on the globe

as you move room to room down the block , drive around it pings routers and other id's for location and more than triangulates

long story short you in turn give google the power to sniff and locate new tags and it makes life better for everyone..

high accuracy doesn't really drain all that much more on the N5,.... anyway give thanks if its deserved my old ass account seems fake to XDA all of this sudden,.,
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