GPS not working properly on Sony XPeria Z smartphone. Having issues with GPS tracking location on Sony XPeria Z. GPS navigation not working properly. having trouble with directions and navigation on Xperia Z. GPS can’t pinpoint location accurately on Sony Xperia Z, XPeria Z2, XPeria Z3, XPeria Z4, XPeria Z5.
If you’re having issues with your GPS navigation or Google Maps on your XPeria Z could be either a software issue or it could be the GPS antenna in your XPeria Z smartphone. Most of the time it is a software issue and you can resolve it by modifying the following settings:
- Go to Settings > Location
- Tap on “Mode”
- Select “High accuracy”
- You can also download an application from the Google play store named “GPS Status and toolbox” to help increase your gps accuracy even further and help your phone find a GPS satellite faster.
- If you’re still having issues after setting the accuracy to High and downloading the GPS Status app, it might be a hardware issue with the GPS antenna. Consider sending your Xperia Z for repair through your Carrier or going to a repair shop.