After the JB update my GPS locks on rather quickly, but it will "say" GPS signal lost (or something like that) about every two or three minutes. When I look at the screen, sure enough it is working to lock back on, which it does in a few seconds, or more. Then it will do it again! Another strange things is that when I am stopped at a light, waiting to turn right or left as GPS told me to, it will speak out at random to keep stright for another quarter mile or something stupid like that. When I ignore the new irrelevant instructions and proceed to turn as needed it gets back to it's normal functioning, until it states that the GPS signal has been lost again. VERY annoying!!!
This DID NOT happen under ICS!
Already did an FDR etc., etc. Nothing helps. ICS was certainly a better OS. I hope they get this stuff fixed SOON!
I was told by a VZW technical support person that phone GPS uses towers and Data to find your position, not satellites. If this is true , why doesn't it use satellite GPS signals to locate position??? Hand held GPS units are about the same size as a phone and look very similar.
Most newer phones, if not all of them, now have "stand alone gps" and do not need data turned on (which accesses the towers) to maintain location/position... solely using satellites instead.
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