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GPS seemed to get worse when 3.0 came out and seems a bit better on 3.1 but the information provided from the built in receiver is not good. How? That
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    GPS seemed to get worse when 3.0 came out and seems a bit better on 3.1 but the information provided from the built in receiver is not good.

    How? That would be telling.
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    the GPS bug I have been experiencing has been with the fact that it wont triangulate unless I turn on WiFi

    IF I'm outside...it will lock on no problems...sometimes a litte slow...but it locks on to real GPS
    if I go inside where it has no real GPS and has to do cell tower triangulation... it usually tells me that my location could not be determined...
    but if I turn on my wifi(not connect..just turn it on) then all of the sudden the cell tower triangulation works just fine

    anybody have a fix for that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by notovich View Post
    2 Confucious: did you hav any problems with your GPS before? yours OS is 3.1 + Ultrasn0wed ->>> HOW?
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    i rarely get the blue dot on my 3gs anymore
    usually just the huge circle
    luckily i usually know how to get where im going



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    Quote Originally Posted by angiepangie View Post
    We're just special like that
    not that "Special" - no one even know why that happening, and how to fix it, we all know that it is soft problem, so can it be patched? Common programmers, you can make couple hundreds of sad users to get their blue dots back.

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    ^ She was referring to the fact that we have 3.1 UltraSn0wed, nothing to do with GPS.
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    ;-) i got this part, however missing blue dot question is still open.

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    I have lost GPS and WiFi. Actually, both are intermittent. I get a GPS signal more often but WiFi only works about once a week. Some location-based apps do not work at all... like "Speedometer." I've reset settings but seeing as I haven't so much as restores to a fresh firmware, I wasn't ready to take the phone back. That said, I need to hurry. My warranty would already be gone except that I'm within the additional 90 days from swapping in out in early July.

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    Are you still running 3.0 b5?
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