Samsung Galaxy Nexus GPS bug discovered after Jelly Bean update
0. phoneArena 24 Jul 2012, 00:15 posted on
Quite a few Samsung Galaxy Nexus owners have already been blessed with an update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, yet the experience has not been exactly buttery smooth for some. Users are reporting that the new software contains a GPS bug, which renders the functionality unusable...
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1. wendygarett (unregistered)
Have you considered waiting for the new iPhone before making any decision?? It is finally has 4g lte, 1gb ram, and much more equal spec compare with this (be reminded that both does not support flash too) by just add some penny to purchase it... Not bad isn't it :)
5. longhairbilly (Posts: 65; Member since: 23 Aug 2010)
I have a Galaxy Nexus running Jelly Bean and flash works just fine. Flash is not supported in the Chrome for phone browser. It works just fine on the stock mobile browser.
11. Forsaken77 (Posts: 552; Member since: 09 Jun 2011)
I'm surprised to hear that. Adobe states in their description of Flash that it will not be supported past Android 4.0.x. Are you sure it's Flash working and not HTML5?
4. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 7814; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
The truth would be ignored as usual. Samsung phones aren't strangers to GPS issues. The Galaxy S2 supposedly had problems with the GPS. Go figure.
12. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 7814; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
There's been reports of GPS problems on the GS2 as well.
6. BadAssAbe (Posts: 442; Member since: 22 Apr 2011)
The "New" 2012 iphone's "New" features will be
a bigger screen 4in
faster dual core prossecor
a 2011 Samsung galaxy nexus W/O Camera flash, MHL, NFC,USB OTG and more
Apple will not add more new features than those because it will raise production cost to high and everybody knows Apple has to get PAyed
2. Hammerfest (Posts: 380; Member since: 12 May 2012)
Just sounds like the option got set in a file and it didnt update the UI, unticking then reticking the option refreshed and synced up the UI+File...
Oh, and FLASH! (Sideload Flash works on JB, at least the SDK for me, dont have a native device right now)
7. jroc74 (Posts: 5673; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)
That sad jelly bean picture is funny....lol.
9. Endruu (Posts: 13; Member since: 20 Jun 2012)
First experienced the problem last week when I was heading out for a run and Runkeeper was trying to get a signal lock...then experiencing it again when trying to get navigation to work.
Thanks, this slight annoyance has been solved, hopefully Google will come up with a permanent fix soon enough with the next update...that and the issue with its gallery images not being sorted according to the most recent image after prolonged usage
13. sleepyjohnny (Posts: 151; Member since: 16 Dec 2009)
it may be just a google maps problem with the galaxy nexus. Recently mine wasn't properly functioning and would indicate I was in locations about half a mile from where I actually was. Using google navigation was certainly no butter ball turkey experience.