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Samsung Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+ Plus: How To Solve GPS Not Tracking Location

The problem-GPS not properly functioning

Are you having problems with your device’s GPS tracking location on your Galaxy S8 or S8+ Plus? Your GPS navigation is not functioning properly? GPS has problems with directions and accurately tracking locations on your Galaxy S8 or S8+ Plus?



If you are experiencing any GPS navigation or Google Maps problem with your device, it could be as a result of either a software failure or the GPS antenna of your device. Majorly, it is normally as a result of a software malfunction. Good news is that we can help you solve that.

  1. Open on Settingsà Privacy and Safetyà Location
  2. Press on Location Method
  3. Touch on ‘GPS, Wi-Fi and mobile networks’ for a balanced GPS performance


Alternatively, you can download an app on Google Play Store called “GPS Status and Toolbox” to further improve the GPS accuracy.

If you are still experiencing problems even after setting the Location Method to “High” as well as downloading the GPS status app, you might be facing a hardware issue with your GPS antenna. Consider having your Samsung Galaxy smartphone repaired by taking it to the repair shop or through your carrier.


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