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By MeestaAytch, Senior Member on 27th August 2014, 12:47 AM
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So just curious...I know there are folks out there with GPS lock issues and the number of ways to fix it... But they don't exactly pertain to me. Not sure if anyone else sees exactly this so here goes:

I can't get a lock on stock roms. If I do it's after waiting upwards of thirty minutes. When it locks it will get lost 2 minutes later. Without fail. This is any ROM based on stock.

AOSP on the other hand... Instant lock. Works without issues. Can drive for hours and not worry even cross country. So.....huh?!

I have used a GPS fix app to no avail and can't assume hardware since it does work on aosp... Any others seeing the same as me? It's killing me because I do want to use stock for other features of my phone but can't because of the constant need to use GPS.

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27th August 2014, 02:56 AM |#2  
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Well I recently had the opposite problem. What I did was copy the gps.conf file from my stock setup and saved it in a folder. Then when I went to AOSP, I replaced that gps.conf with the one I saved earlier. Just set permissions to RW-R-R and reboot. Worked like a charm for me.

Obviously your situation is the exact opposite. But I don't think it can hurt to give it a shot.
27th August 2014, 05:43 AM |#3  
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I've actually done that lol. It doesn't change a thing with stock crazy enough. It's just one of those weird things that forces me to stay aosp and miss out on features I guess.

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Man, that's weird then. Did you try a tot back to stock? Just to see if it helps?


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28th August 2014, 06:24 AM |#5  
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Man, that's weird then. Did you try a tot back to stock? Just to see if it helps?


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I have indeed! It's just not meant to be lol

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Smile Try this
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Originally Posted by MeestaAytch

So just curious...I know there are folks out there with GPS lock issues and the number of ways to fix it... But they don't exactly pertain to me. Not sure if anyone else sees exactly this so here goes:

I can't get a lock on stock roms. If I do it's after waiting upwards of thirty minutes. When it locks it will get lost 2 minutes later. Without fail. This is any ROM based on stock.

AOSP on the other hand... Instant lock. Works without issues. Can drive for hours and not worry even cross country. So.....huh?!

I have used a GPS fix app to no avail and can't assume hardware since it does work on aosp... Any others seeing the same as me? It's killing me because I do want to use stock for other features of my phone but can't because of the constant need to use GPS.

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Had the issue on stock 4.2.2 . I updated it to 4.4.2 and now it locks instantly.
Then I tried cloudystock rom and now its better.
29th August 2014, 03:37 AM |#7  
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I have indeed! It's just not meant to be lol

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That's weird bro. Sorry, I'm out of ideas though. Lol
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I know this is an old thread but I found this app to fix my gps problems. Yes I have tried all of the ones we usually go to.
Try this one. It locks and keeps it locked on.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...ntlexx.gpslock
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