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By explodingboy70, Inactive Recognized Developer on 30th November 2010, 06:28 PM
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ATTN #Vibrant users: We've created an app to help optimize GPS. Go to the Android Market & search for GPSSamsungRestore:

Straight from their twitter about 10 minutes ago.

Update: Before anyone gets excited the app ONLY resets GPS to the original settings. Not a real fix as most of our GPS' were not working properly out of the box.
30th November 2010, 06:36 PM |#2  
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Don't get your hopes up.


# Does the application contain new values for GPS?

* No. The application only resets settings to factory defaults and then writes data in setting file.

30th November 2010, 07:36 PM |#3  
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Epic failure! As I expected it would. Tested this app and it tried to lock on 3 times before it gave me a message saying that I needed to contact a service center.
30th November 2010, 08:22 PM |#4  
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I have tested this application few times. I can officially say that it dies, while soft rebooting the phone, more times than to actually work. This application is as good as GPS itself.
1st December 2010, 03:12 AM |#5  
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Yes, I have positive results with it also. Used it and I got a lock instantly. Opened up navigation and it was spot on, no arrow jumping all over the place. It may say that it just reverts it back to stock settings, but whatever the case may be, it works.
1st December 2010, 06:38 AM |#6  
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Samsung gets pwned by XDA ... once again!

Two of the epic failuers of this phone is the lack of flash and improper GPS.
1st December 2010, 08:06 AM |#8  
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I downloaded the app as soon as i seen the tweet. It looked good initially, i got lock instantly, multiple times after running the app, but when I tested it out on a drive my phone would lose GPS signal after less then 5 mins, then it take another 7-10 mins to get another GPS lock, this kept happening the whole time....
1st December 2010, 10:10 AM |#9  
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Didnt make a difference. Still takes 2 or 3 mins to find my gps location. Nice try samsung. I mean WTF is the REAL problem with the GPS? I know! a hardware issue! EPIC FAIL!!

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