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My phone thinks I'm on vacation...

Discussion in 'Android Tech Support' started by Anna7, Mar 21, 2012.

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    I have a razr maxx, I love it. The only issue is that my GPS (I'm using verizon and google GPS services) thinks that I'm in Cambridge, MA. I live and work in Bensalem, PA. I don't usually leave Bensalem. Why does it think I'm in Massachusettes? I've tried to turn off both GPS, only 1 GPS, turn the phone off, everything I can think of, and it refuses to know where I am. It has gotten specific enough to give me a street address in somewhere in Cambridge, but it can't find me in Pennsylvania.

    Any ideas? Any advice? The only thing I can think of that I haven't tried is to factory reset, but I'd really like to avoid that.
    Thanks.
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    So when you open Maps it detects the wrong location? Turn off whatever VZW nav apps you have and just use gps and wifi for location.
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    It's not even just the maps. I have the 3D flip clock and weather widget that shows the weather at my current location, and that thinks I am in Massachusettes. I also had a smart action set, and the location on that says I am in Massachusettes. So, you're saying I should turn off the nav functions, and just try the GPS?
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    Hmm I have no experience using the smart actions. I would just recommend turning off all settings except your data. Turn on just GPS through settings/location and see what it picks up. Let me also get some more views to help out.
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