GPS broken again in Björnträsket?

asked 2015-07-28 14:28:38 +0300

updated 2017-11-02 18:31:00 +0300

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Anyone else noticed problems with the GPS (in Android apps) after updating to the latest version Björnträsket (1.1.7.24-25)?

I've been driving ap. 1000 km using the Nokia HERE Android app a few weeks ago, and it worked fine. But after updating it's not able to find the location all the time.

Noticed the same in Tracker last week when I was in the forest. Then I also noticed that the satellite signal was missing, but when holding the phone over my head I managed to get 7 (yellow signal).

I think to be able to check if GPS is actually working, you have to be in a area with bad Internet, or turn of the Internet positioning support ...

I saw some postings that uninstalling and reinstalling the apps could help, but that shouldn't be necessary every time we update Sailfish, loosing settings etc?

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Could you add some relevant tags into this question please?

simo ( 2015-07-28 14:45:17 +0300 )edit

Nokia Here works fine, but Sports Tracker is slow as always.

rooster13 ( 2015-07-28 15:16:12 +0300 )edit

@simo - what is?

@rooster13 - have you tested without internet positioning, does it still "work" then?

Rune Rasmussen ( 2015-07-28 17:30:42 +0300 )edit

https://together.jolla.com/questions/102806/retag/

also, please convert this answer to a comment

simo ( 2015-07-28 17:55:34 +0300 )edit

no I haven't. I know it will not work fast wïthout it.

rooster13 ( 2015-07-28 18:13:04 +0300 )edit