S2x gps issue: Poor signal

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my samsung galaxy s2x always has poor gps signal. Whys that? Is it a faulty phone? I purchased this two days ago and i was hoping to use it for gps purposes. Please tell me theres a way around this problem!
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RobS

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Posted 5 years ago

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Paul Deschamps, Mobile Master

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Try doing a factory reset, if that does nothing then you might want to go back & exchange it considering GPS is something very important to you.
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Thank you, im going to trying installing those apps that rikkster has recommended to me. If problem persists, i will return it to koodo for another one.
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Couple of free apps on Google Play can speed up gps satellite acquisition, I'm using a paid version of Sygic GPS Navigation on the S2x without issue and without using data. I've also run Sygic along with GPS Fix and GPS Status on my HTC Raider, for close to a year. I've found the S2x and the HTC needed a clear view of the sky while running these fixes. After that, both devices performed perfectly.

GPS Fix

https://play.google.com/store/apps/de...

GPS Status

https://play.google.com/store/apps/de....

Sygic GPS Navigation

https://play.google.com/store/apps/de....
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Im currently installing it, thank you your response was helpful.

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