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Anyone not have gps trouble on honeycomb?

15th April 2012, 11:51 AM |#1  
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Im just curious if anybody out there is running the stock version of Honeycomb and NOT having any gps lock problems?
 
 
15th April 2012, 12:27 PM |#2  
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No problems here. Don't use the GPS extensively but I've not noticed a problem when I use it with either GB or HC.
15th April 2012, 06:58 PM |#3  
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I use Sygic a ton! Like around 3 times a week and I have not had any problems on HC

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15th April 2012, 08:28 PM |#4  
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So your not running anything special?

Not rooted, or different kernal flashed. Stock version of HC?
16th April 2012, 10:25 AM |#5  
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Originally Posted by jacobbones

Im just curious if anybody out there is running the stock version of Honeycomb and NOT having any gps lock problems?

there is a patch on GPS from crypted,

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1267899

used it and check your gps with gps-status.

Hope this help,
16th April 2012, 11:08 AM |#6  
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I saw that patch.

Looks like I will try and do that next day off.

Gotta root my tablet first though
16th April 2012, 08:13 PM |#7  
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When running CypherROM I had no problems with GPS lock.

I'm trying the de-sensed ROM now, and haven't tried GPS yet.
19th April 2012, 07:54 AM |#8  
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No, nothing special. Just the HC I got when i updated. No special Rom or anything.

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19th April 2012, 07:10 PM |#9  
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This has been hashed over and over. There must be 10 similar thread on this forum so not sure why people see the need to open yet another one, but.

Nothing actually fully fixes the GPS issue in HTC honeycomb, same for all the custom HC variants. It appears to have a problem that repeatedly resets the GPS after a period of time. For some applications, it will still work if you are in a location that allows a fast lock again or for applications that need a one time fix. There is something buried deep in the driver or kernel that is playing havoc with the GPS.

STILL NOT FIXED ON ANY VARIANT OF HC.
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