GPS doesnt work

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    on my droid X my gps just continues to say searching for Gps when under google navigation but never acquires it :icon_evil: what can be done?
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    Are you outside with a clear view of the sky? GPS generally does not work indoors. If you still can't get a signal sending it in for repair is probably the next step.
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    same problem

    I recently had the same problem--searched for answers in this forum. Found solution: turn off phone, remove battery, wait 30 seconds, reinstall battery, turn on phone.
    GPS then found.
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    Get GPS Status and use its tools to clear the aGPS cache. That has always solved GPS fix issues with my Droid, FWIW.
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    would this be the first time you're using GPS?

    You really have to be in a clear area to get that signal, but once you do it should be fine inside (at least mine is.)
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