Google maps

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  1. n813ca

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    Google maps always thinking I am a block or two off as far as the pictures go. Any Ideas?
     
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    do you have it set to exact location?
     
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    Yes I do. It even is off when I search for an address half the time and then the other half the time it works at different addresses.
     
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    Are you referring to it being off in "street view"? Mine is the same way. Always about a block off. Finds my exact location perfectly though. Haven't found anything that corrected it consistently for me.
     
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    Try disabling use wireless networks and enable gps only.
     
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    Latitude is always miles off.
     
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    How do you change the settings to 'exact location'? I don't see that option in the Google Maps menu.
     
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    I suspect he meant "do you have GPS enabled" (in the Droid's settings, not Google Maps)?

    Do you have a blue circle around your location in Google Maps? If so, you're probably not actually using GPS for whatever reason.
     
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    Most likely the GPS can't get a lock, or is turned off. It should be dead on (off only by a matter of feet). Cell tower triangulation on the other hand is usually off by a block or more.
     
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