Wednesday, October 1, 2014

How To Make GPS Lock Faster on Android?

Does it take years before your GPS finally locks your position? Do you have to wait with WiFi connected but you still can't see your exact position? Well, this article might be just for you!

Long GPS lock may be caused by bad GPS configuration. It may take up to 20 minutes before it finds your position! Try this little hack to speed up things a bit.

You need:

  • A rooted device
  • Root browser (
  • A GPS config file for your country - download here

Firstly, download your gps.conf file (for your country, obviously). Open the Root Browser and move your file from the download storage to /system/etc

Next, change the permissions to rw-r--r--. Reboot your device. That should do the job.

Enjoy your fast GPS!

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