Google Maps: My Current Location Is Inaccurate

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  1. JhankG

    JhankG Silver Member

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    Should you have both "use wireless networks" AND "use GPS satellites" checked under the location settings, or just GPS?
     
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    Thanks everyone. I think it is an issue with google maps and cell phone towers. When using the GPS it is very accurate.
     
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    Yep all checked Use Cell TOwers and GPS.
    I really think their maps are off coordinate.
     
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    Coming from the BB Pearl I think the issue is the cell tower triangulation. I have the same problem inside while at work. Though it is several thousand miles off! LOL I am in boston and it thinks I am in colombia (the country not the university). Not always though but sometimes.

    The GPS is spot on though for me.

    ~Eric
     
  5. JhankG

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    Once I unchecked the "use wireless networks" option and just used the GPS, it found my EXACT location (and I'm inside a very large building right now). When I had both options checked, it was finding me about a half mile away.
     
    #17 JhankG, Nov 18, 2009
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