Troubleshoot your GPS on Galaxy S6
How to troubleshoot your GPS on Galaxy S6
The first step in solving the problems on GPS Galaxy S6 is to test the method of research by going to Settings> Privacy and Security> Position and then click ” Search method “. In this section, you must first try using GPS, Wi-Fi and mobile networks for tracking the position. In case you determine that the information is not correct, try using only Wi-Fi and mobile network . If the situation remains the same, using only GPS and see if it solves the problem. In addition, you can enable or disable the position a couple of times by moving to On Off and on again to see if the problem is resolved.
The second step is very simple and it takes no time. If you’ve enabled ” Power Save “to ON, turn it off and see if it solves the problems on GPS Galaxy S6.
If you use your GPS with all other applications, the suggestion is to delete the cache of this application by going to Settings> Application Management and click ” Clear Cache “of that particular application that uses GPS.
Sometimes users may have this problem of GPS due to any third party application. To test whether this is actually the problem, reboot the device in safe mode. When the phone is in safe mode, turn off all third-party applications. If now verify that the problem of the GPS does not exist in safe mode, then it means that it can be any third-party application that is causing the problem. Follow the steps below to start the proposed device in safe mode.
- Turn off the phone by pressing the power button.
- Now press and hold the power button for a few seconds until you see the Samsung logo on the screen.
- Release the power button. Press and hold the button Volume Down after releasing the power button.
- Press and hold Volume Down until the Samsung Galaxy S6 is fully restarted.
- Unlock the device and now you can use it normally.
If no difference is apparent even after the launch of the device in safe mode, do a factory reset or remove the cache may be the last thing you can do to get rid of these problems GPS.
The Factory Reset is a good solution to get rid of any kind of problems on your Android device, but it will erase all data from the device, then you should create a backup copy before you go ahead with this process. After doing the Backup, go to Menu> Settings> Backup and Restore> Wipe Factory Reset . Go ahead, some requests will appear on the screen. Accepts all requests and choose if you need to clean even the SD card. This process will take a few seconds. Let the procedure is completed and test again to see if the problem is resolved. Factory reset will definitely solve the problem.