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By convolution, Senior Member on 15th January 2012, 07:48 AM
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There is an AGPS Patch for Desire Z?
 
 
16th January 2012, 06:10 PM |#2  
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What did Google say when you tried searching the term?

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16th January 2012, 07:04 PM |#3  
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something like this ?
Speed Up Satelite Fix for GPS on Android
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Just get the app GPS Status on the android market, it will update your AGPS data every few days. Then, use 4ext control to wipe your efs partitions - once for every new rom you flash.

That's all I do, and I get near instant lock every time! Of course, if you travel alot, fixes will take a bit longer.
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Unrelated maybe, but I found this thread to solve all my GPS issues.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1258316

My gps got screwed up along the way from flashing different roms. Then, I flashed back to stock and it was still broken. This thread was the fix.
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Just get the app GPS Status on the android market, it will update your AGPS data every few days. Then, use 4ext control to wipe your efs partitions - once for every new rom you flash.

That's all I do, and I get near instant lock every time! Of course, if you travel alot, fixes will take a bit longer.

I couldn't agree more. I even went as far as updating my lib files to my carrier's latest, changing the pool for gps servers, wiping efs, gps driver, etc. Although, that helped KEEP a lock.... never did help getting one after a few days on not using it. The ONLY thing that helped me was using "gps status" app from the market and clicking wipe gps data and then click update. locks ALWAYS within a minute even driving fast down the highway or indoors. saved me alot of aggravation
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Just get the app GPS Status on the android market, it will update your AGPS data every few days. Then, use 4ext control to wipe your efs partitions - once for every new rom you flash.

That's all I do, and I get near instant lock every time! Of course, if you travel alot, fixes will take a bit longer.

Can you explain that part in laymen's terms? Or point to some instruction. I would love to get my GPS fix working better, but that's over my head.
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I created my own gps.conf file to fix any GPS issue and i got 8 satellites and 15m error margin. My solution is a mix of
this:http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1239713
this:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fqn_G1xzeY
and this:http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1472870

Enjoy
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I Found a new method to fix GPS e get it stronger (I Found till 15 satellites with my device) I'll be happy to share with you tonight, stay tuned
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Ok now I'll explain you my method running on a CyanogenMOD ILWT ROM (ver 388b):

Go Here http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1258316 According to the Radio you Have downlod the specific gps.vision.so file then: 1.wipe cache, dalvik battery stats and efs 2. after rebooted your phone install the gps.vision file 3 wipe the efs partition again with the terminal method you can find here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fqn_G1xzeY. Once rebooted go here http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1472870 and download the desired AGPS patch file, before to follow the procedure to apply the agps patch, modify the gps.conf file with those strings

NTP_SERVER=COUNTRY.pool.ntp.org
NTP_SERVER=0.COUNTRY.pool.ntp.org
NTP_SERVER=1.COUNTRY.pool.ntp.org
NTP_SERVER=2.COUNTRY.pool.ntp.org
NTP_SERVER=3.COUNTRY.pool.ntp.org
NTP_SERVER=0.REGION.pool.ntp.org
NTP_SERVER=1.REGION.pool.ntp.org
NTP_SERVER=2.REGION.pool.ntp.org
NTP_SERVER=3.REGION.pool.ntp.org

XTRA_SERVER_1=http://xtra1.gpsonextra.net/xtra.bin
XTRA_SERVER_2=http://xtra2.gpsonextra.net/xtra.bin
XTRA_SERVER_3=http://xtra3.gpsonextra.net/xtra.bin

where you have to substitute COUNTRY with your country (it for italy in my case) and REGION with your region (europe in my case)

once you did this, follow the standard procedure to install this patch than once rebooted i advice to make another time a cache, dalvik, efs wipe in recovery. Once rebooted again use a gps app like GPS status (i use this) and use the function manage agps status to recover and download data, reboot again your phone than when the phone is on again run gps status, download agps status again and wait for gps lock. With this procedure i got till 15 satellites and a error margin of 10meters. cherees
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