mic_888 · May 24, 2011 at 03:00 am

Samsung Galaxy SL i9003 Easy GPS Fix

If you find you that getting a good GPS fix on your Samsung Galaxy SL i9003 is taking too long then check out XDA forum member KonfusedGeek‘s quick fix.

There are other guides around which require a bit of manual tweaking and may provide better results, however if you just want to try out a small settings tweak, then this is the guide that you might want to try first.

The XDA member states that this small guide will reduce the time taken to lock to satellites and has been tested inside a building with 8 floors!

You’ll need to turn off your GPS, Open LibTestMode and change some settings under Application Settings and SUPL/CP Settings. Finally, a reboot should apply the changes.

For further details and feedback from other members, check out the forum thread.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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