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Since my first android which was a fascinate i I have obsessed with The gps . Finally I managed to get the correct setting but it was time for an upgrade ..Out of the box I was very disappointed with the how long it took to get a GPS lock on my GN ..So after doing my homework and and trying out a few different apps and settings I Finally have it down to a science where I get almost and instant lock !. There is a handy little free app called "GPScompassMap" that you can get at the market . It is an accurate app that tells you how many satellites you are locked into . Before you change your Gps settings do a test and see how many satellites you are locked into .. If your not getting between 8/8 and 11/11 then this is for you !Of course make a backup .
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The only settings that will be effected are your GPS settings .

Please click "Like" just so I can see how many people these settings are working for.
I am not sure what that "Vote" button is for but it wont hurt to click on the "Vote" button too

By the way you will never have to purchase another GPS app again
. I am not asking for donations ..Just click like or make a comment ..

For some reason for the most part "angy GPS" is not opening up for a lot of people .This app is not a necessity just a tool . you do not need any apps for this configuration to work . By the way people are reporting that this is working for everyone not just CDMA .. Once again make a backup and enjoy your tweaked out GPS settings !
Thanks ,

Mitch

Here is the flashable zip file ! UPDATED ! AND YES IT WORKS ON JELLY BEAN 4.1 !
 

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Testing this right now...


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There's a free open source app, FasterGPS, that aims to accomplish the same end. Any thoughts on these settings vs the defaults it uses? It only includes north america as one of the stock options so I'm trying 0.us.pool.ntp.org now a bit to see if it makes things a bit snappier. It doesn't seem to provide for multiple entries under NTP_SERVER though.
 

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There's a free open source app, FasterGPS, that aims to accomplish the same end. Any thoughts on these settings vs the defaults it uses? It only includes north america as one of the stock options so I'm trying 0.us.pool.ntp.org now a bit to see if it makes things a bit snappier. It doesn't seem to provide for multiple entries under NTP_SERVER though.
I have used the fastergps app before and there is also a hard to get app called angry gps that lets you go deeper into the settings
your best bet would be to copy the settings I posted . just make a backup : )
 

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Since my first android which was a fascinate i I have obsessed with The gps . Finally I managed to get the correct setting but it was time for an upgrade ..Out of the box I was very disappointed with the how long it took to get a GPS lock on my GN ..So after doing my homework and and trying out a few different apps and settings I Finally have it down to a science where I get almost and instant lock !. There is a handy little free app called "GPScompassMap" that you can get at the market . It is an accurate app that tells you how many satellites you are locked into . Before you change your Gps settings do a test and see how many satellites you are locked into .. If your not getting between 8/8 and 11/11 here are the recommended settings .
of course make a backup :) By the way this is for United States settings ...Remember you need a program like root explorer to get access to the file. The file is located in System /etc and of course The name of the file is GPS.cnf ... These setting are awesome but like i said make a backup .

.I added a hard to get app that allows easier access to your GPS settings allowing for more tweeks ! Try and find that one in the market ! : )

ENJOY : )

NTP_SERVER=server 0.us.pool.ntp.org
server 1.us.pool.ntp.org
server 2.us.pool.ntp.org
server 3.us.pool.ntp.org
XTRA_SERVER_1=0.north-america.pool.ntp.org
XTRA_SERVER_2=1.north-america.pool.ntp.org
XTRA_SERVER_3=2.north-america.pool.ntp.org
XTRA_SERVER_4=http://xtra3.gpsonextra.net/xtra.bin
XTRA_SERVER_5=http://xtra2.gpsonextra.net/xtra.bin
ACCURACY_THRES=80
SUPL_PORT=7276
SUPL_HOST=supl.google.com
so i pasted this into the file overwriting what was there, and reformated it so it looks like you have it. i also have the angrygps (btw it downloads as an htm file, you need to change the extention to apk, all those who download).

as for the angrygps, i see lots of other options here, like operation mode and other stuff... what is the best fastest and most accurate settings to use in this app?
 

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I copy and pasted the settings over the default GPS.conf configuration, and my average lock with 7+ satellites is ~3.5 seconds. It was HORRIBLE before. I would be lucky to see 3 satellites within a minute or two. Thanks for the fix.

As far as I am concerned, this is confirmed to work.
CDMA running AOKP M4 - Leankernel 2.8.0

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I've been disappointed with GPS performance since getting this phone: it's been my primary complaint.
Your recommended settings immediately improved performance, bringing it back to my previously expected standards (from past Android devices)

Thank you!
 

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This sounds like something I need badly. Unfortunately I'm still uncomfortable playing with the scripting or finding the proper place. Could someone please post directions of where to paste (GPS.config?)? Sorry for the noobness but am still learning and willing.
 
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