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Use google location services in maps instead defaults?

asked 2019-06-23 18:39:36 +0300

Stanislav1988 gravatar image

updated 2019-06-26 14:13:54 +0300

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Hi, I use Google Maps on SailfishOS and I have question because it don`t show position when I moving so is there any way to use google location services and make access to GPS for this app?

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answered 2019-06-23 19:50:02 +0300

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You need Google Play services, but I think you could use the Open Source reimplementation, microG, for this. Here is a Installation guide from TJC.

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I have google play services, but how change this location services?

Stanislav1988 ( 2019-06-23 20:10:32 +0300 )edit

You set permissions to allow it to use the GPS right?

kakow ( 2019-06-24 03:30:53 +0300 )edit

@kakow yes

Stanislav1988 ( 2019-06-24 08:10:12 +0300 )edit

note: location is not working reliably in microg on Sailfish but, somehow Google Maps actually works with MicroG.

DrYak ( 2019-06-28 08:14:21 +0300 )edit
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