GPS taking a long time to lock on

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    Anyone else having that problem lately? Running 229 ICS, having the problem in Google maps and Waze.

    Sent from my ICS Bionic
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    Try .230 never had a problem but you never know.
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    .2233 is also slow
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    Now that they have a painless upgrade path, i may try it. I was considering doing 232, actually.

    Sent from my ICS Bionic
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    GPS working fine with 232; I use it daily.
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    I'm running a stock Bionic, and noticed the same behavior after the most recent google maps update. It's also noticeable in google navigation.
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    Absolutely, I thought it was a signal issue. I use the navigator daily and half the time it won't turn on the GPS. A simple reboot usually corrects the problem
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    I was using a 902 build of eclipse before, and my gps was not too speedy. I went straight to 232 (not really straight of course) and the GPS is now phenomenal.

    Driod Bionic ICED 232
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    Thought it was just me. Last 2 weeks have been crazy with establishing a lock. Takes Runkeeper 5 minutes to start tracking my morning run. Looking foward to a fix!
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    I too have been having issues getting GPS to lock. I think mine actually started after updating from 902 to 905. It does suck especially if you need directions or location fast.
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    905 made my gps useless and was a poor update all around. I didn't want to install ics but had to in order to make my phone use able
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    I too had gps issue with 905. I would always show me in the wrong place. I was always shown as driving through a corn field and such. So far on 232 it has been perfection. I use it quite often.

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    Yes I have seen the same after the last update. Used to get nearly instant GPS lock but now takes about 2 minutes usually.

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Tapatalk 2
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    Yep, same here with GPS. Overall my phone has been hiccuping since 902. My phone ran near flawlessly on 901. I should've stayed on it.

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    I'm having excellent results with gps lock, navigation, etc. with the .232 ICS leak. Nicer voice on the turn-by-turn navigation, too.
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