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location services with bad accuracy

Discussion in 'iPad Help' started by cemturc, May 18, 2011.

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    even I'm outside in a clear weather, my ipad 2 respects closest cellular antennas rather than to connect the gps sattelites. which gives big figures of accuracy.

    how can I make my ipad 2 connect the satelites only? is there any way to see the satellite status? how many satellite found?? how many connected? connection quality etc..
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    What iPad2 do you have? The only iPads with GPS are the 3G models. WiFi-only iPads do not have GPS.

    If you have a GPS model, then make sure you have 'Location Services' enabled in the 'Settings' menu.

    Tim
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    I have a 3g model. I'm sure that LS is enabled.
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    It would be worth checking that 'Settings', 'General', 'Location Services' - > 'On and, in Location Services, whatever app you're trying to use with GPS has its location service permission enabled.

    Tim

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