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Thread: iphone 3gs - partial gps problem
02-24-2011, 01:15 AM #1iphone 3gs - partial gps problem
I am new to this group and have come to get a solution from the bright minds here.
I have a iphone 3gs ver 4.2.1., firmware 6.15.00
this is a usa - jailbroken and unlocked phone. I have installed a couple of cydia packages now n then when i needed. Everything wifi etc works fine.
I have installed a few gps packages which seem to work ok. It starts fine. detects my location. finds the destination. but does not move. When i hv moved a few meters, it goes to another location - so basically it does not trace the path. the speed is continuosly at 0km/ph
The arrow / car / object whch symbolizes the CAR stands still. But every once a while it just randomly picks location and speaks up.
I am sure gps is working fine but there could be something else which could be creating a problem . . but am not sure whats happenin here
can you please help me!!!!!
02-24-2011, 06:04 AM #2
No, GPS isn't working fine. Using the 6.15.00 iPad baseband for the 3GS unlock breaks GPS. Google maps will work with cell towers/wifi-networks, but any real GPS doesn't work right now.... Some people are waiting till 4.3 comes out to see if the dev team will release a Baseband downgrader, or some other fix.
02-24-2011, 08:28 AM #3
does it find your location exactly or to within 100-200m?
05-02-2011, 03:59 PM #4
Bluetooth receiver and btstack off cydia will get you sorted for tom-tom