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Your Android mobile does not adjust your location well? We show you how to activate the ‘High Precision’ mode

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Brian Adam
Professional Blogger, V logger, traveler and explorer of new horizons.
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Many users have always reported different GPS problems on Android. This is because the positioning fails or does not work in applications such as Google Maps or Waze. In this case, the source of the problem may lie with the phone’s hardware or software. While in the first case the only feasible solution is based on going to the official technical service of the brand, the second case is easy to fix through a series of methods, which we will see below. Your Android mobile does not adjust your location well? It happens on many occasions that we are walking through the streets of a city, spending a weekend, and suddenly the GPS there is no way to locate us. Not turning the phone, not picking it up to see if you get some coverage. Nothing. It is in these cases when we try to remember if we have changed something fundamental about the phone’s settings in recent months and that, for whatever reason, we have not put it back on its place How to check and determine your current location on the map On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app. You will see a blue dot showing your location. If you don’t see it, go to the bottom and press “Your location.” Maps estimates your location based on information from certain sources, such as the following: GPS: Uses satellites and detects your location up to 20 meters apart. Note: If you are inside a building or underground, GPS may be inaccurate Wi-Fi: The location of nearby Wi-Fi networks helps Maps determine your location Cellular Tower: Connecting to a network Cellular telephony can be accurate to a difference of a few thousand meters. Activate high precision mode To help Google Maps find your location with the most accurate blue point, use high precision mode. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Settings app. Tap Location. At the top, turn on location. Tap Mode -> High Accuracy. It may not solve your problems, other factors that help GPS efficiency are weather, phone hardware and software. Whether you have a new phone or an old one, it is advisable that you check the performance of your GPS to make sure it works well when you need it. If after having followed all the previous steps the sensor continues to give you problems, it is best to restore it from the factory to rule out that it is due to a software problem.

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