I have samsung galaxy tab (sprint), live in Turkey. But GPS is not working both indoor and outdoor. Always searching.
I dont know, ı have to change ROm or not.
I would make sure that I'm not using a case that has a magnet or any kind of metal on it. They interfere with radios and especially the GPS.
A couple of months ago I started using a Zenus case which has magnetic buttons. Almost immediately my GPS stopped working. It took me a very long time to figure out the real culprit. I tried rooting, changing some gps related files etc. None worked until one day when after accidentally leaving the cover at home I switched on the GPS - it started working.
I bought a tab last week in Germany. The gps work fine in Germany, Holland and Belgium. But right now I am in Turkey and here it just keeps "searching" but never gets a location.
I wonder why and what, but I suspect location has something to do with it.
You definitely need to be outdoor for GPS receiver to obtain signal.
If indoors, you'll get signal if you have tile roof, not steel or concrete.
With a-gps, it might look like you are getting signal but actually, your device is using data to obtain location from cellular towers.
For best and quickest reception, enable your device's location and a-gps. Note, a-gps does not use lot of data, very little.
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