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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎01-15-2013
My Device: Playbook
My Carrier: None

Playbook GPS misbehaving

Something odd is going on with the GPS in my playbook.  A few days ago I was at home in Canada, and it correctly identified my location.  


I'm now on vacation in Czech Republic (Brno) and the GPS is telling me I'm in Lichtenstein.  What's up with that?  All maps seem to have the same issue (bing maps, nokia maps, viewranger).  A little annoying I was trying to use viewranger GPS to do some offline maps for exploring the city later.


Yes, I have clear line of sight to the satellites and my Galaxy S2 is reporting my correct location.  


Is there anything I can do to correct this issue on my plahbook? 





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Posts: 1,625
Registered: ‎02-28-2012
My Device: Two PB's

Re: Playbook GPS misbehaving

Search app world for a free app called Berry Tester and install. Check the actual latutude and longitude in the gps status and compare with the actual location (Google it?). That should tell you if its the gps or the maps.  Could also see if another app like Poynt give the correct location.