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Gps problem with Jolla C

asked 2016-08-15 12:01:47 +0300

Francesco gravatar image

updated 2016-08-15 12:40:18 +0300

vattuvarg gravatar image

I have enabled gps in settings. And Here Maps, installed by the jolla store, correctly uses it. But i noticed that Google Maps app (neither the one opened by the jolla internet browser) recognises it. Same happens with whatever apps i install from the Play Store. Following the instructions from a previous post regarding gps problems with Pokemon Go app, i tried to go in "Location", into google play services, but it says "unsupported action".

Does anyone know how am i supposed to get gps signals on all applications?

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Sorry to retag, but the how-to tag is only used for documents about how to do something specific with a Sailfish OS device. How-to documents have step-by-step instructions on how to reach a specified goal. The above is simply a question.

vattuvarg ( 2016-08-15 12:40:03 +0300 )edit
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I think the how to on Google Play for Jolla C included some files around the location services that don't come along with the basic Pico GApps package. Someone on TJC repackaged the necessary files and wrote a small howto txt file: @Pornis did it here:

https://together.jolla.com/question/114608/howto-install-gapps-gplay-google-play-kk-on-tablet-or-c/

MoritzJT ( 2016-08-15 19:46:01 +0300 )edit

My Jolla C is struggling with GPS, it does receive a signal but, after the initial position get, it will start to irradically jump from 1 place to another 2km away 100m away.. It performs poorly.

Also for some reason Jolla C doesn't calculate speed properly, on Jolla 1 everything worked perfectly but on Jolla C it updates speed only on 7km/h jumps...

JoneK ( 2017-09-07 01:06:48 +0300 )edit

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answered 2016-08-17 19:07:03 +0300

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updated 2016-08-17 19:07:37 +0300

Please go to the settings menu and open the location and enable the faster position fix and then the gps would start working for all applications

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Thank you, it worked. But first i had to remove and install Android Support again. Btw, now gps works on all android apps, but still I can't get into "locations" by Google Settings. Is it normal?

Francesco ( 2016-08-17 22:36:12 +0300 )edit

I turned off my phone last night, and now again, no gps for android apps installed via play store

Francesco ( 2016-08-18 11:34:45 +0300 )edit

doesn't work on my Aqua Fish, it must be something else :(

breiti_oi ( 2016-11-27 00:30:23 +0300 )edit
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