Fix GPS Lock on Samsung Galaxy 5


Alternate Way to Fix GPS Lock Issue on Samsung Galaxy 5 i5500/i5503

Update: Based on my experience, the froyo version doesn’t need to be modified the gps settings.

I try this tips and got lock GPS quite fast even inside my house, faster than ever.
I got this tips on http://www.kaskus.us/showpost.php?p=312953663&postcount=4696. Credit to the poster.
Make sure GPS satellite and Wireless networks has been activated.

  1. Press *#*#1472365#*#*. This will bring to GPS setting.
  2. Settings -> Parameter Settings -> Address -> Server Type: 1x MPC
  3. Settings -> Parameter Settings -> Position mode: option3
  4. Settings -> Fix Request Settings -> Session Operation: Standalone
  5. Settings -> Fix Request Settings -> Server Option: Local
  6. gpsOne XTRA -> Xtra Enable: Enable

Then try with Google Maps.

If you want to go back to the default setting:

  1. Settings -> Parameter Settings -> Address -> Server Type: UMTS SLP
  2. Settings -> Parameter Settings -> Position mode: option2
  3. Settings -> Fix Request Settings -> Session Operation: MS-based
  4. Settings -> Fix Request Settings -> Server Option: Default

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