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G1 gps not working

My g1 gps not working, did anyone else solve this problem?

Please help me solve this, i'm breaking my head on this problem for a few hours already.

Thank you.

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  • solomon7 Nov 03, 2008

    My g1 GPS is still not working, I don't think I enabled the GPS.

    How do I enable the g1 GPS?

    Thanks a bunch.

  • rennymama Dec 15, 2008

    they wont even aloow me to get in my phone..n go into my google account

  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2008

    It will work with the network and show the nearest tower but when the setting for gps is on by itself gps does not work

  • kcamprhsrock Dec 26, 2008

    when i try to sign in on the initial setup up of my gmail account if never signs in but says that there is a problem with google network or some junk but i have been trying all day plzzzz help

  • ygbeachboiii Dec 26, 2008

    ive had my g1 for a couple days now and every time i try to sign in my gmail it says it has connection problems.

    need help asap

  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2009

    Yes my gps was working great the when the 3g service came out it stopped work! should i call t-mobile and would it do any good?

  • Anonymous Jan 23, 2009

    A nice effort but my G1 still doesnt seem to recognize that I actually live 2 blocks east of where it says I am standing.

  • jkholladay Mar 17, 2009

    My GPS is telling me that my location cannot be determined!
    HELP ME!!
    is anyone else having this problem?

  • Anonymous Apr 12, 2009

    can't work at all, not even once



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Under my location sources

turn off Use wireless networks

turn on Enable Gps satellites

Then you actually have to go outside turn it off and then back on (the g1 itself) OUTSIDE.

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Have you actually enabled the G1's GPS receiver within the phone ?
the GPS is not switched on out of the box aswell as Wifi and Bluetooth.
Try going into the settings and enabling the GPS Satellite receiver and then use the maps application to see if the Satellites can Triangulate your position and find where your at !

hope this helps :D

Greenie UK

Posted on Oct 27, 2008

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Under my location sources

turn off Use wireless networks

turn on Enable Gps satellites


location by wireless network is very buggy and the phone will try to use that first instead of the gps, plus it will show just the location of the cell tower you are using for communication and not your actual location if it even comes up.

but If gps is just enabled it comes up fine every time.

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

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