Nexus One owners, with rooted handsets sporting CyanogenMod 6 custom ROM, are consistently facing nasty GPS issues such as non-locking etc. Although there have been some fixes released here and there, but none of them seemed to work. Finally there is a working fix from Kursed, member at CM forums, that helps eradicating these GPS issues on Nexus One.
Here is a step by step guide on deploying CM 6 GPS issue fix on your Nexus One.
- The first step is to download GPS Status which is a free app available in the Market.
- After the installation is complete, power off your device and take out SIM card.
- Now turn your Nexus One’s power back on.
- Once you are at home screen, turn Wi-Fi and GPS on through setting or from on/off toggle widget.
- Now launch GPS Status and naviage to settings menu.
- Once in the settings, tap on GPS and Sensors option followed by tapping on Manage A-GPS state.
- Now tap on reset and press back button to go in previous menus.
- After this tap Manage A-GPS state again and tap “download” once in Manage A-GPS menu.
- Now place your Nexus One on a plane surface in order to enable the phone to get a lock.
- After you are through this procedure, follow this 3-step guide to secure quick GPS fix.
- Check the APN settings, make sure that your default APN has the following entry in its APN Type: “default,supl” – without the inverted commas
- Put your SIM back in, and turn the device on
- Open either Google Maps, or the application GPS Status