How to Fix GPS Tracking Issues on the Galaxy Note 5

When the Galaxy Note 5 experiences GPS tracking issues, this can be due to random software glitches and can be corrected by simply modifying the phone’s Settings and make sure that High Accuracy mode has been selected. Refer to the steps we mapped out below and be guided.

Troubleshooting GPS Tracking Issues on the Galaxy Note 5

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If you’re having issues with your GPS navigation or Google Maps on your Samsung smartphone, it could be either a software issue or it could be the GPS antenna in your Galaxy 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.
  • 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 your GPS antenna. Consider sending your Samsung device for repair through your carrier or taking it to a repair shop.

I hope that we’ve been able to help you fix the GPS tracking issues on your Galaxy Note 5 device. We would appreciate it if you helped us spread the word so please share this post if you found it helpful.

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