GPS Connectivity/Setting

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Re: GPS Connectivity/Setting

Postby RiskeyBlue » Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:50 am

thank you for your reply. just saw in this web also that the app is not really supported for ipod as well. thanks again.
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GPS Connectivity/Setting

Postby RiskeyBlue » Mon Sep 10, 2012 3:17 am

"No GPS connection. Make sure you are outdoors. currently showing approximate location". This message almost always appear whenever I press "map issue". That is why whenever I use waze on the move, my mobile position is never updated realtime. I am using both Ipod and Ipad running on mobile wifi transmitter (city: Jakarta_Indonesia). Consequently, I could never navigate myself, let alone collect points along the way because my pin just 'jumps' from one location to another whenever it seems to find GPS. I also dare not report anything because i am unsure waze will report my exact correct location. Is there settings problem or is this issue typical for Indonesia?
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Re: GPS Connectivity/Setting

Postby Renato-Lezama » Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:31 pm

I am having the same problem on a Galaxy note 2 in Trinidad.
Has anyone had this problem resolved?
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Re: GPS Connectivity/Setting

Postby PhantomSoul » Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:50 am

Some devices that connect to the cellular network but don't have the satellite radios for GPS will attempt to figure out where they are by triangulating distance to 3 cell towers. However, this requires a fairly strong signal with at least 2 towers (sometimes 3 are needed) and has rather limited accuracy compared to satellite receiver radios.

I would recommend using Waze with either an iPhone or a Samsung phone, depending on whether you prefer iOS or Android, in order to have the best possible hardware for location services.
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Re: GPS Connectivity/Setting

Postby mwburn » Tue Sep 11, 2012 4:05 pm

venisiana wrote:"I am using both Ipod and Ipad running on mobile wifi transmitter


Is your iPad WiFi only?

If not, I believe you can disable the cellular data (to avoid those pop-ups) but still use "location services for GPS (I'll try it later tonight at home).
I'd be ranked higher if I drove more than 5 miles to work. :-(
But I only have to drive 5 miles to work. :-)

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Re: GPS Connectivity/Setting

Postby jeffyap1985 » Tue Nov 06, 2012 1:41 pm

I have problem in GPS connection for my Galaxy Note 2, it often appear to be NO GPS even i am outdoor or inside my car. it works fine on my Galaxy note last time. Please help out!
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Re: GPS Connectivity/Setting

Postby floppyrod84 » Tue Sep 11, 2012 4:45 pm

It... Still... Doesn't... Have... A... Gps... Chip
It will not work. Waze needs full gps, not a mock up based on cell location.

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Re: GPS Connectivity/Setting

Postby floppyrod84 » Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:34 pm

Massive +1

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Re: GPS Connectivity/Setting

Postby floppyrod84 » Mon Sep 10, 2012 7:01 pm

The app works fine. Your product does not have GPS. It's that simple. Buy an iPhone ;-)

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Re: GPS Connectivity/Setting

Postby AndyPoms » Mon Sep 10, 2012 7:26 pm

xteejx wrote:It's that simple. Buy an iPhone ;-)

Or, you know, a good phone... Any of the Android models will do nicely...
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