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By catchjeff, Senior Member on 19th January 2014, 06:56 PM
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24th January 2014, 10:07 AM |#11  
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GPS works fine, hardware-wise, but not in Google Maps.
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Anyone else having issues with Google maps not working properly. It is always showing me behind my actual location or going down a street or two over from where I actually am. Any fix out there for Google maps cause version 7 and 7.5 are not working at all.

When I revert back to version 6 it won't lock on to gps either. It must be my phone e then. Any fix out there?

I am having this issue specifically with Google maps. I did thorough testing driving around tonight-- it does not happen with Waze. For me, the issue is not getting a lock-- it gets the location correct pretty quickly. The issue is that it stops updating maps (even though the phone is clearly getting current, accurate GPS data).

I was split-screening Google Maps and GPS Status. GPS Status updated location frequently and never showed an error range of above about 10-20m.

In Google Maps, the location sticks very frequently-- it will show me in the right location. Then it will stop updating my location (on the map) and catch up with me half-a-minute later or so. It does this same thing in any app that relies on Google maps, too.
 
 
24th January 2014, 09:44 PM |#12  
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Are you guys talking about driving around with google navigation or google maps? With google navigation it works flawlessly for me, if I drive around with google maps open it does tend to jump around for some reason. I dont understand why Navigation would be spot on but not maps.
27th January 2014, 12:53 AM |#13  
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use Waze
27th January 2014, 12:58 AM |#14  
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use Waze

Never ever had luck with that. Took me to a place that was like 10 miles away. I was pissed.

TWEAKED soon 2.0 NOTE 3
27th January 2014, 01:08 AM |#15  
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Never ever had luck with that. Took me to a place that was like 10 miles away. I was pissed.

TWEAKED soon 2.0 NOTE 3

:-/ then I don't know, I remember having issues on my SGSIII and Waze was the best option...I'm using it now with my Note 3 and so far no complaints...
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