Update 1 : 2019/03/23 11:31am PDT … It shows the exact same location as the (native) browser does when I attempt to share my location, completely regardless of the GPS fix. Explore! But that seemed, in my case, to be more a problem of getting a fix in the first place? 500 Meter's off! Basically, Google Maps is extremely slow and clunky to use (if I can actually call it using) on my iMac. Same with my XA2+ . This week, after being back home for 2 days with everything turned back on (GSM, Mobile Data, WiFi and GPS), I tried to do a similar check-in in the browser and my phone persistently put my location to Gran Canaria. Panicking husband when gps doesn't show up. Google is really annoyed you're using Microsoft Edge. The problem I have is that (even with a good and accurate GPS Fix and correct location on the Jolla Maps) the internal 'location service' which reports my location to applications (which are not directly using the GPS) does not update with the valid GPS data acquired earlier on. Make sure that you set the date, time, and time zone correctly on your device. 1. turn off all data (mobile and wifi) Turned on the Poor Mapapp. Part 2: 6 solutions to fix Google Maps not working on Android 2.1 One click to fix firmware issues that resulted in Google Maps. My battery is full to 3/4 at this time. 2018-06-14 16:14:41 +0200. My internet connection is very fast. The map is not giving accurate information regarding your location; The map does not show the correct navigation when you are driving; The Google Map app keeps crashing when you open it; Troubleshooting your Google Map Turn on Location Services. Dunno if it has anything to do with your problem but strongly suggest it does :) There is a lag between fix being updated for other services (in my case minutes and meters, in yours, hours and kilometers). See if Google Maps is down or it's just you. Press J to jump to the feed. Had to restart network layer because i had disconnected from WIFI needed to reconnect to mibile data, since i walked down to car; Didnt fin GPS location since car in covered spot under concrete; Drove into open in the middle of the street and WAITED; 3.5Min later map could connect and find store, calculate route and start voice guidance. If possible, use Set Automatically. Not so? To see your location in Google Maps on other sites and apps, follow the steps above. 2. Like with Maps, how often Street View is updated will depend on the area you live in. In the last version of android on this phone (5.1 or 5.11) as long as I had 'Device Only' or 'High Accuracy' selected in the location menu, the gps would pick up an accurate location pretty quickly-- usually within a second or two. To make sure that you have the best performance and can use the most recent features, update your Maps app version. Bit less recent: A day trip with everything (GSM/WiFi/GPS/Mobile Data) enabled from my home town to Amsterdam (about 150km), location will not get updated to Amsterdam throughout the day. At the top left, in the address bar, click Lock Site settings Location. The (un)official home of #teampixel and the #madebygoogle lineup on Reddit. There has to be a more functional solution... try google's family link or trusted contacts. It also appears to be that recent (last fix) wireless wins till enough satellites are in view. answered It would be easier if you stated what you where doing in the browser? Any pointers where to look for troubleshooting this? Just went out (was on my balcony with the above 500 meters out, in Berlin) TO the location indicated and the distance narrowed down to 150 meters. I just got a Jolla and went through all the updates to current. Will report tomorrow. I had an iPhone last year and my wife perpetually told me my location hardly updated frequently. Go to Settings > General > Date & Time. My work colleagues have similar specs and never notice any issues. In case you are facing any such problem with the Google Maps, there’s a solution for that without uninstalling the app from the device, just follow the steps I am using Google Latitude and my location updates are very infrequently. I use the GPSInfo app and when that gets a fix then I open foursail and the location is updated. Angela Lang/CNET Millions use Google Maps instead of the default Apple Maps … It takes ages (many Minutes, sometimes on/off switching the GPS or even a reboot) and it is a problem in the nativve Maps app, here maps (android) or browser. for me you should consider a reset...just used my jolla for a 2 hours trip and gps with here went smoother as ever... :). Get support, learn new information, and hang out in the subreddit dedicated to Pixel, Nest, Chromecast, the Assistant, and a few more things from Google. On your computer, open your browser and go to google.com. 2018-12-04 14:00:27 +0200. But for a couple months now, it has been EXTREMELY slow, to the point of becoming almost unusable. It took the phone about a day after the first attempt to use the location to get it updated to my current location. Running Firefox on an Athlon 64 X2 4200+ 2.2 GHz, Google Maps was annoyingly slow. It seems as if the actual GPS fix is not used/stored and it only uses WiFi/GSM network mappings to update the current location. map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById('map'), { center: {lat: -34.397, lng: 150.644}, zoom: 8 }); Zoom Levels The initial resolution at which to display the map is set by the zoom property, where zoom 0 corresponds to a map of the Earth fully zoomed out, and larger zoom levels zoom in at a higher resolution. Find nearby businesses, restaurants and hotels. Back in my flat, on the balcony, remains out by 150 meters. Last week I went abroad to Gran Canaria (Spain), more than 3000 KM away from my home. 2017-11-10 22:16:43 +0200. ), even with a good GPS fix. 2016-03-15 13:52:01 +0200. I either get outdated location info or nothing at all for a long time. Several users have reported that they are having various problems with the Google Maps app on iOS devices, iPhone or iPad. I have the Jolla in Flight Mode with only GPS and WiFi enabled to avoid Roaming Charges. 4.Turn on GPS at home on the balcony. I just got a Jolla and went through all the updates to current. She has an iPhone. answered This issue is not related to the GPS hardware or reliability, but the Sailfish internal Location service for other apps. Post yours and see other's reports and complaints In any case, I think this is related behaviour. Go back to Google Maps settings. As with the regular Google Maps program, Google does not release the exact update schedule for Google Street View. It works inside the building also. I have an iPhone X if that matters. Also she has the app open. Browser) even though it has a GPS fix and Maps shows the correct location. Went to the front of the aprtment, leaned out the window, and the app, poor maps, caught up and showed a fix down to the 2 meters or thereaboughts. 2. 3. Use location in Browser ( how best to do so)? Please start new discussions there. Change its permission to While Using the App for Allow Location Access. Go to the Google Maps website. But I'll test for the case of gps fix (delayed) and not updating in browser. I don‘t mean freezing but everything loads for what feels like an eternity. Official MapQuest website, find driving directions, maps, live traffic updates and road conditions. 2016-03-15 14:00:55 +0200. Concluded, the GPS needs much more clearing from buildings than the Huwai P6, forinstance. Launch app, on balcony. Then open the Google Maps app, and tap the menu icon (three bars) in the upper-left. SuperUser reader Wayne wants to know why the new Google Maps is unbearably slow on his home and work computers: The new version of Google Maps is unbearably slow for me, both at home and at work. On desktop, tap the hamburger menu on the top-left and select Your timeline. 500 Meter's off! Google maps has no delay whatsoever. Which was the correct location. This is suspicion is reinforced because any apps directly using the GPS device do have the correct location as soon as it has a fix. In general, the GPS does not work reliably for me on my Jolla Phone. answered I have a pixel 2 XL and my girlfriend has an iphone 6s. I'll check to see if an update lag in the location service is the problem. As soon as I close the GPSInfo app the fix is gone and the location reverts to it's previous wrong location or "searching for location" state.. answered But that seems fairly rare. Find local businesses, view maps and get driving directions in Google Maps. :smileymad: And to make matters even worse. Regarding flight mode: Yes, if you toggle flight mode, it will always also disable WiFi. We are sharing our locations on google maps with each other, but her location doesn't update frequently- update times ranging from 8 hours to 20 minutes. Will report tomorrow. Assuming the internal browser (whcih I don't use)? Open Google Maps in a browser or with the mobile Google Maps app. Now I tested on my computer, which has a Q6600 Core 2 Quad 2.4 GHz and although Google Maps is acceptable in Firefox, there often are noticeable little jumps between frames in Street View while Chrome is silky smooth. In the description of the place that appears in the navigation panel, click the … Ok. Is that a use case. If you want to go to back to the original version of Google Maps that was installed on your phone or tablet, follow the steps below. Google maps would then be able to give locations based on the current location and destination. The GPSinfo utility does provide a clue: When initially opened, it shows the coordinates matching the location reported to the browser, until it has a GPS fix. Btw. Turn off GPS and walk home after work. I have tried this on several computers and in Italy and the US, and on numerous different locations. I am willing to pay for updates, if that helps. Anyone else noticing similar behaviour? 2. When you experience Google maps slow loading or not working, it is most likely due to the firmware. So I was left with an 5800 Navigtion edition without any maps. We are sharing our locations on google maps with each other, but her location doesn't update frequently- update times ranging from 8 hours to 20 minutes. I'm running OS X 10.8.2 with Firefox 18.0.1 browser. Rebooting the Jolla doesn't appear to have any beneficial effects on getting the 'reported' location updated. Location very slow to update to current position regardless of GPS fix. But those, were not really, location sharing. I have seen multiple users reporting similar problems with GPS, however this isn't an issue for my Jolla. [answered], Why does the GPS think i'm somewhere else, Jolla maps thinks GPS is deactivated [answered]. Whatever the explanation behind its current state, Google looks set to roll out public event creation to Maps soon. I'll file another issue if you think I'm still off base. However, it becomes annoying when it takes longer than the usual time to load. answered 2016-03-15 17:05:47 +0200, updated However, whenever I attempt to use my location in the Browser, it keeps reporting my home town in the Netherlands as location to the Browser (for a webbased Foursquare check-in). asked You first need to give location permission to the site or app used, not Google Maps. Still nothing has changed. If you have a set of GPS coordinates, such as for geocaching, enter the latitude and longitude into Google Maps to find the location and get directions to it. Google Map is very slow and it’s not working properly. So Google has … The GPS is working just fine, initial fix indeed is a bit slow but that's all. 2016-03-15 13:58:15 +0200, updated Ever since Microsoft's new browser emerged, it's made Google a little uncomfortable. 2017-11-10 22:15:56 +0200. It's totally fine in Chrome. Some of the reported problems are listed below: Google Maps is not working as expected, ex, slow-loading; Google Maps is not finding the current location correctly, (is Google Maps not locating you properly?) Often it only updates every 3 hours. Did a share, opening browser to google. All rights reserved. 2016-03-15 21:51:25 +0200. I have many markers and markerclusterer I need to render on Google Map. I'll check to see if an update lag in the location service is the problem. Same here, on Sailfish X it takes 3.5 minutes, with Here App Open, Offline Maps installed, High Precision GPS activated. Turn off Motion and Fitness and Background App Refresh. So I‘ve been using Google Maps since forever on my iPhone and it was always perfectly fine. After clearing the buildings, guick fix (so under a minute). 3. Both from fix and shown from the carried over coordinates. A recent example: I'm a sysadmin, so if you suggest a debug route (terminal binary to debug gps) I can do so. I had also not getting proper location in my phone , but found that if I open the wi-fi although using the mobile data for the navigation phone always shows correct location. I think its longer when she is in the same place for a while and speeds up when she is on the road, but its still up to 20 minutes before refreshes. The data used in the browser is for a foursquare checkin. But you can manually enable WiFi without turning off Flight Mode. Tap on the settings icon (gear or cog icon) Copyright © Jolla Ltd. 2013-2019. I think its longer when she is in the same place for a while and speeds up when she is on the road, but its still up to 20 minutes before refreshes. This gets quite frustrating when I am trying to track her when she comes to pick me up from the airport... How can I fix this? Weird. I agree: GPS fix is fast, but its communication and sharing with browser or other apps is slow. Go back to the original app version. I have to zoom in and out numerous times to try to get the maps to update. Same on Sailfish X, using the foursail app for foursquare checkins doesn't seem to be possible. Not many I can find about the issue I have with Google Maps and iMac. 12 Mb/sec. Regarding the android apps, WhatsApp is another example. Last week I bought a new 5800 Navigation and like Smvalle I also decided to update. Analyzing the behaviour, it seems as if the location service on the Jolla itself does not use GPS data for updating it's actual location. See if there are available updates for your apps including Google Maps. Doesn't update on maps (here or osm based apps) with any apparent logic (or measured amount of motion). answered I can utilise Safari which is better but it's not ideal having to swap between browsers just to utilise Google Maps. I've noticed the following behaviour for quite some time now: My Jolla seems to provide outdated location information to apps (e.g. Google Maps has a Timeline feature that keeps a nearly perfect log of everywhere you go. I'm only speculating, but it may be that strong wireless antennas (Berlin Freifunk open wireless access) may be distorting the initial fixes at my home. that's not exactly what you reported, but not to quibble. To what end was location data required for what purpose in the browser? 1. That was just parameter passing. 2016-02-20 19:12:46 +0200, Correct GPS offset on Here in China [duplicate], Improve location acquisition with wi-fi positioning [answered], Would you say that the Jolla's GPS is accurate? Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. This forces it to detect your location, and Maps will ask you for permission to share your location. However, some things will be different: You will use a different site or app, not Google Maps. Go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services and make sure that Location Services is on and that Maps is set to While Using the App or Widgets. At last i managed to update the Netherlands map Google Maps loading issue is not among the most commonly known issue with the app. And, it dawns on me, flight mode implies that wifi is off? Google is constantly updating metro areas because of the turnover on buildings, restaurants, companies, and more. Ive seen other posts about this but they were all from about a year ago. Turn off and on the GPS of your smartphone. Well, if this is an issue for someone, I found a work-around : for some reason I can access Google Maps in Chrome only when I'm in "Incognito mode" (I can also log in to my Google account through this mode, and in this way access My Maps - in regular mode I can't). 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