Use location in Browser ( how best to do so)? Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. See if there are available updates for your apps including Google Maps. 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. It happens in HereWeGo. Turned on the Poor Mapapp. 1. turn off all data (mobile and wifi) It's totally fine in Chrome. 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. Turn off and on the GPS of your smartphone. 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 Somewhat similar experiences, as described above, for me too. All rights reserved. 5. According to Google the updates depend on how often you move and how strong your battery is, but the update will never take longer than 1 hour. 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. 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. Find nearby businesses, restaurants and hotels. Assuming you accept, or have turned on auto-accept, it should then update your position to your new location. During the update they first remove the old files. I have tried this on several computers and in Italy and the US, and on numerous different locations. If you see multiple updates, tap the option to Update … Often it only updates every 3 hours. that's not exactly what you reported, but not to quibble. Still nothing has changed. It would be easier if you stated what you where doing in the browser? answered I am using Google Latitude and my location updates are very infrequently. So I‘ve been using Google Maps since forever on my iPhone and it was always perfectly fine. 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. Google is really annoyed you're using Microsoft Edge. 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 On desktop, tap the hamburger menu on the top-left and select Your timeline. Copyright © Jolla Ltd. 2013-2019. It can be possible that the firmware went wrong and … 4.Turn on GPS at home on the balcony. [answered], Why does the GPS think i'm somewhere else, Jolla maps thinks GPS is deactivated [answered]. Any pointers where to look for troubleshooting this? Regarding flight mode: Yes, if you toggle flight mode, it will always also disable WiFi. for me you should consider a reset...just used my jolla for a 2 hours trip and gps with here went smoother as ever... :). You first need to give location permission to the site or app used, not Google Maps. I have an iPhone X if that matters. On your computer, open your browser and go to google.com. Assuming the internal browser (whcih I don't use)? That was just parameter passing. answered :smileymad: And to make matters even worse. 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. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the GooglePixel community. Please Jolla, can this be fixed with the next update? Not many I can find about the issue I have with Google Maps and iMac. Explore! Please start new discussions there. Tap Update next to Google Maps to install new updates for the app. My update reach from half and hour to 7 hours. 2016-03-15 17:05:47 +0200, updated I'm currently using the API (v3) and there are performance issues on slower machines. To make sure that you have the best performance and can use the most recent features, update your Maps app version. At the top left, in the address bar, click Lock Site settings Location. Certainly is the case when I go into flight mode. 2018-12-04 14:00:27 +0200. 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. 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? If I I agree: GPS fix is fast, but its communication and sharing with browser or other apps is slow. I had an iPhone last year and my wife perpetually told me my location hardly updated frequently. 2. The latest Google Maps update lets iPhone users report road hazards, car accidents and other slowdowns. iOS doesn't update nearly as frequently as an Android. Google maps has no delay whatsoever. 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. It must be the HERE server. It also appears to be that recent (last fix) wireless wins till enough satellites are in view. The easiest and fastest way to solve your problem is … Change its permission to While Using the App for Allow Location Access. Google maps would then be able to give locations based on the current location and destination. I have seen multiple users reporting similar problems with GPS, however this isn't an issue for my Jolla. But am stumped how to continue. 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). But that seems fairly rare. Did a share, opening browser to google. 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. 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? Same on Sailfish X, using the foursail app for foursquare checkins doesn't seem to be possible. She has an iPhone. My internet connection is very fast. Update 1 : 2019/03/23 11:31am PDT … Check current status and outage map. 2018-06-14 16:14:41 +0200. There has to be a more functional solution... try google's family link or trusted contacts. At last i managed to update the Netherlands map Google Maps has a Timeline feature that keeps a nearly perfect log of everywhere you go. I don‘t mean freezing but everything loads for what feels like an eternity. Google Map is very slow and it’s not working properly. When I manually refresh, nothing happens. After clearing the buildings, guick fix (so under a minute). Not so? So Google has … 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. 2017-11-10 22:15:56 +0200. 2016-03-15 13:52:01 +0200. Back in my flat, on the balcony, remains out by 150 meters. 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. BUT run to work with GPS on tomorrow, then 2017-11-10 22:16:43 +0200. Delete location data from Google Maps. 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. 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. However, it becomes annoying when it takes longer than the usual time to load. I suspect it will lag a bit. 2. Angela Lang/CNET Millions use Google Maps instead of the default Apple Maps … I have to zoom in and out numerous times to try to get the maps to update. In general, the GPS does not work reliably for me on my Jolla Phone. I'll file another issue if you think I'm still off base. Turn off GPS and walk home after work. I'm a sysadmin, so if you suggest a debug route (terminal binary to debug gps) I can do so. 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. Open Google Maps in a browser or with the mobile Google Maps app. See if Google Maps is down or it's just you. 2. Several users have reported that they are having various problems with the Google Maps app on iOS devices, iPhone or iPad. Same here, on Sailfish X it takes 3.5 minutes, with Here App Open, Offline Maps installed, High Precision GPS activated. Concluded, the GPS needs much more clearing from buildings than the Huwai P6, forinstance. Same with my XA2+ . The GPS is working just fine, initial fix indeed is a bit slow but that's all. This issue is not related to the GPS hardware or reliability, but the Sailfish internal Location service for other apps. I'll check to see if an update lag in the location service is the problem. But for a couple months now, it has been EXTREMELY slow, to the point of becoming almost unusable. Will report tomorrow. Then I did the following: Search for the place you want to report by typing an address in the search field or by clicking or touching the location on the map. However, some things will be different: You will use a different site or app, not Google Maps. ), even with a good GPS fix. Go back to the original app version. 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. Tap on the settings icon (gear or cog icon) Panicking husband when gps doesn't show up. But those, were not really, location sharing. Return to (last run) Poor maps (same in here) 150 meters to the north for CURRENT fix. To see your location in Google Maps on other sites and apps, follow the steps above. Regarding the android apps, WhatsApp is another example. 3. I have had a decent GPS fix in Gran Canaria and have used the Maps to navigate using GPS/WiFi. Do note that after using the location once, it will get updated eventually, but that will take a day or so (!! 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. Go to the Google Maps website. It took the phone about a day after the first attempt to use the location to get it updated to my current location. 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. 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. 2. answered I have a pixel 2 XL and my girlfriend has an iphone 6s. Google is constantly updating metro areas because of the turnover on buildings, restaurants, companies, and more. The data used in the browser is for a foursquare checkin. 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. Basically, Google Maps is extremely slow and clunky to use (if I can actually call it using) on my iMac. I'm running OS X 10.8.2 with Firefox 18.0.1 browser. 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). This forces it to detect your location, and Maps will ask you for permission to share your location. Go back to Google Maps settings. 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. Doesn't update on maps (here or osm based apps) with any apparent logic (or measured amount of motion). Both machines have Windows 7 64-bit installed on them. When you experience Google maps slow loading or not working, it is most likely due to the firmware. But that seemed, in my case, to be more a problem of getting a fix in the first place? The only time it seems to fail is when you're on a network that Google Maps can't recognize. I just got a Jolla and went through all the updates to current. We have moved to a new Sailfish OS Forum. Does the GPS service of Geodeettinen Laitos function with Jolla? 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?) And, it dawns on me, flight mode implies that wifi is off? In any case, I think this is related behaviour. It works inside the building also. It shows the exact same location as the (native) browser does when I attempt to share my location, completely regardless of the GPS fix. This thread is public, all members of Together.Jolla.Com can read this page. Find local businesses, view maps and get driving directions in Google Maps. In any case, boy do I miss ovi maps. 2016-03-15 21:51:25 +0200. answered I either get outdated location info or nothing at all for a long time. I can utilise Safari which is better but it's not ideal having to swap between browsers just to utilise Google Maps. Also she has the app open. Here's how to see and delete everything Google Maps stores, and how to turn it off. Like with Maps, how often Street View is updated will depend on the area you live in. Turn off Motion and Fitness and Background App Refresh. 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. Weird. Then open the Google Maps app, and tap the menu icon (three bars) in the upper-left. Will report tomorrow. I use the GPSInfo app and when that gets a fix then I open foursail and the location is updated. The (un)official home of #teampixel and the #madebygoogle lineup on Reddit. But you can manually enable WiFi without turning off Flight Mode. In the description of the place that appears in the navigation panel, click the … Ok. You can try this in your phone. 2016-03-15 14:00:55 +0200. 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). To see and delete everything Google Maps, Jolla Maps thinks GPS is working just fine, initial fix is. With here app open, Offline Maps installed, High Precision GPS activated whatever the explanation behind its state... 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