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Google Maps blue arrow error

15th June 2014, 01:45 AM   |  #1  
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I am using galxy s5 vodafone Australian version. I have issue with maps that when I search my current location. The blue arrow head is comes up with correct location but wrong arrow direction, while traveling in car blue dot used to move but arrow head shows downward direction. I checked galaxy s3 and that is perfectly fine. How to fix that ?

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15th June 2014, 02:28 AM   |  #2  
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Hello

I am using galxy s5 vodafone Australian version. I have issue with maps that when I search my current location. The blue arrow head is comes up with correct location but wrong arrow direction, while traveling in car blue dot used to move but arrow head shows downward direction. I checked galaxy s3 and that is perfectly fine. How to fix that ?

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Try drawing "∞ shapes" in the air with your phone to calibrate it.

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15th June 2014, 08:16 AM   |  #3  
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Or maybe stop living in Australia.

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15th June 2014, 06:58 PM   |  #4  
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I've had this problem with all androids I've owned, all round the world. Figure 8 movements will prompt the arrow to point in another - seemingly random - direction. Do it 20 or do times and eventually it will point roughly the right way. Very evident when navigating around on foot.

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16th June 2014, 12:39 AM   |  #5  
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Hi

Thanks for the post. I am new in this forum. Please guide me a little bit what is figure 8 and how to set 20 as you mentioned

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17th June 2014, 07:59 AM   |  #6  
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Its not working could you please help me out?

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