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Did any body have problem with the gps ability of ipad2?

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by ksfr, Jun 19, 2011.

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    Hi,
    I am having an Ipad 2 wifi 32 without 3G.
    Until to update to IOS 4.3.3 all the gps based apps were running perfectly but not now.
    Any sharing on this subject wouldbe great.
    Solutions are mostly welcome.
    Thanks
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    The WiFi-only iPad does not have GPS because some of the GPS functionality is shared with the 3G electronics. A WiFi-only iPad 'tries' to determine its location with reference to a database of WiFi hotspots but, if it's not in contact with WiFi or the WiFi is not in the database, it's unable to determine its location.

    Tim
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    Yes.

    As the iPad has no usable Bluetooth (only for BT earbuds and another Apple only devices but not a Macbook) I cannot use my BT GPS.
    A JB iPad is able to support this as there is a Cydia app which allows using 'normal' BT.

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