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Mobile World Congress 2019

Sonys Press conference from MWC took place end of February
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XZ1 Compact GPS not working after Android PIE update

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XZ1 Compact GPS not working after Android PIE update

After upgrading to Android Pie 9 2 days ago, GPS stop working. Italian firmware

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Re: XZ1 Compact GPS not working after Android PIE update

Same for me, gps does not work anymore with android pie (french firmware)... SHAME !

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Re: XZ1 Compact GPS not working after Android PIE update

Works for me. Just tried it in plane mode, Google Maps worked perfectly fine. I flashed the russian pie rom with newsflasher.

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Re: XZ1 Compact GPS not working after Android PIE update

The same for me !! 

French firmware

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Re: XZ1 Compact GPS not working after Android PIE update

The same for the Czech version of Android 9 PIE on XZ1 Compact: GPS does not work after the update.

Apprentice
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GPS Problem

Hi

the GPS in the XZ1 is not working well (not at all) . . . 

Checked GPS with the standaard support option in the phone settings (tests) and all the tests are passed except the GPS, this fails over and over . . . also after the update to Android 9 and several reboots . . .

 

With the downloaded tool GPS Status also checked, no GPS found (still calculating GPS-posistion)


Is there a fix or ??

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Re: XZ1 Compact GPS not working after Android PIE update

Same here, after upgrading to Android pie the GPS is very unreliable and rarely gets a fix. 

Adept
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Re: XZ1 Compact GPS not working after Android PIE update

Same here: fails often. Also battery drain...

 

Dutch firmware

 

 

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Re: XZ1 Compact GPS not working after Android PIE update

Same problem here. GPS is failing a lot since the Pie update. Really annoying when you are traveling. GPS on/off seems to work to solve the problem but not always. 

 

I really like to have this problem solved. This update is not exactly what I expect from Sony. After problems with the pincode after the update I had to do a factory reset en now also problems with the GPS. This is not what I payed for....

 

Dutch firmware

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Re: XZ1 Compact GPS not working after Android PIE update

I have exactly the same isue since thé android update. 

Here is my temporary workaround:

Use the following Xperia test Phone number to go in The gps settings :

*#*#7378423#*#*

Select gps then purge test data

Then reboot

It should work fine now

 

But as I say it was a temporary workaround as I must redo this every weeks at least !!!