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[MOD] Google+ Locations Map Fix v1 [12/07/13]

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Presenting to you my incredibly simple fix for the "Google+ Locations" Grey background maps issue that most of us have.

What is the problem?
Google+ Locations feature is replacing Latitude but for many of us this feature does not work. It fails to load the map leaving us with pictures of our contacts on a grey background - basically making the feature worthless to us all.

Whilst the fix itself is very simple (more info at bottom of this post), I know a lot of people here like things to be super easy, so I made a .zip for you all to flash.

Instructions
- Flash like any normal update.zip
- Reboot

In the unlikely event you find that the zip doesn't appear to work, or causes other Google+ issues then wipe app data (and cache) for Google+ and reboot.

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Version 1 mirror
Want to know more about 'the fix'?
Click this link to find out what exactly the fix does, or if you prefer not to use update.zip's to find out how to do it manually
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12th July 2013, 02:07 PM |#2  
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V1 - 12/07/2013
- Initial Release
- G+ version 4.0.2.48854689
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12th July 2013, 02:47 PM |#3  
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Done!

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13th July 2013, 11:55 AM |#4  
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Quote:
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Done!

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I take that as it worked successfully? Great if so, not that I had any doubts
13th July 2013, 09:50 PM |#5  
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I take that as it worked successfully? Great if so, not that I had any doubts

Didn't work either way for me.

Tried your flash zip and after rebooting Google+ updated itself by Play probably reversing the changes.
13th July 2013, 09:52 PM |#6  
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That wouldn't reverse the changes, try to flash it a second time, one person said it worked the second time (everyone else was fine the first time)

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13th July 2013, 10:02 PM |#7  
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Nope still doesn't work.

Reverted back to a previous nandroid (InsertCoin) backup prior to any Google+ modding.

Flashed your zip, rebooted and Google+ was no longer installed.

Had to re-install Google+ from Play store.
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Weird you are the only one who has had issues. You were not wiping cache when you flashed it were you?

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13th July 2013, 10:05 PM |#9  
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No just a straight flash and reboot
13th July 2013, 10:06 PM |#10  
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Interesting. All the zip does it put the app and libs in the correct /system/ directory, there it no reason why it shouldnt work.

You could do it manually if you wanted.

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13th July 2013, 10:13 PM |#11  
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I tried manually first time and still had a grey screen
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