Tag Archives: GPS fix

Samsung’s Vibrant GPS Fix

Still having problems receiving an accurate GPS location with your Samsung Vibrant?  Well, Samsung thinks that they have the answer finally.  After trying that old workaround which didn’t seem to help much, they have a new offering.  They have created an app called GpsRestore by Samsung Mobile that will do as it is named, hopefully.  So, for all those Vibrant owners out there, search “GPSRestore” in the market, download it, launch it … [read full article]

[Updated] First Vibrant Update Surfaces, GPS Issues Fixed?

UPDATE: After getting Kies to finally work, I got the J15 update installed on my Vibrant. So far, I’ve noticed the GPS locks in less than 10 seconds, so it looks like we’ve finally got a true GPS fix! UPDATE 2: Looks like Samsung has pulled the update from Kies for some reason! UPDATE 3: T-Mobile has advised against installing the update from Kies because of some “known issues”. Magenta states that an over the air … [read full article]

T-Mobile Says Samsung GPS Fix Coming In September

T-Mobile released a short internal statement (Check out Engadgetmobile for the same story, different pic) to the front lines acknowledging that a fix to the Samsung Vibrant GPS issue was indeed forthcoming sometime in September. This isn’t really news however as Samsung already said as much being significantly more proactive than they were with the Behold 2. Still, it’s nice to see that T-Mobile is being proactive as well … [read full article]