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GPS activates itself (Drei Austria / Italy)

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#75

I levelled you up. You can now edit wikis in the #software:bug-reports category.


#76

Thank you, @Neodym! :thumbsup:


#77

Hello together,
I am facing the same annoying problem. For a couple of weeks my FP 1(U) is connecting without my permission with gps. I`m also in the austrian network of 3. Thanks to the duals sim I have the second sim card in A1. There I’m facing the same problem but not as often. When I activate via A1 the network connection the phone is activatin 1-2 times a day the gps. When I go for the faster connection via 3 the gps is activating constantly.
Hoping for a fast solution!
Regards
Linda


#78

You probably got a notification about it, but I added your finding to the bug report.


#79

I too have the same issue since 3 or 4 weeks now and I have 3 as my provider (and FP1). Anything I can help with regarding logs or other? I’m sure Stefan will help me out if you need something beyong my limited technical skills in this area


#80

Will you be at our next meetup? (7.3.2017) If yes, we can quickly connect your phone to my laptop and get the logs.


#81

Yes, I’ll be there but we can also meet earlier to get the data collected if you have time


#82

Hi!

Unfortunately, I’ve the same issue with my FP1 (my provider is also Drei) since January 5. That day I updated my phone from Cherry 1.6 to Kola Nut 1.8.7. I figured out that the app System-Ui is responsible for turning GPS on. Maybe this information is somehow helpful?

I hope we will find a solution soon!
Annia


#83

Ok, this is super annoying. I have been experiencing the same issue as everyone for a couple of weeks now. I have been a proud fairphone user for years now but this and the pending android update is bugging me :frowning:


#84

So, @Annia, the problem was not existent in Fairphone OS 1.6?

Ps: System UI is the user interface (UI). How did you find out that it is related to GPS?


#85

Apparently not, at least I never had any troubles with GPS until the update…
When the GPS icon is shown in the notification bar, I slide down and press long on searching for GPS, then App-Details is popping up and then System-UI appears. When I’m forcing it to end, it stops searching. But unfortunately not for long…


#86

Something else I noticed: in my case, GPS activates itself way more often when I’m not in Vienna (as compared to while I’m in Vienna).

So, it happened very often when I was in my hometown in Tirol, and it happened often the last weekend when I was somewhere in rural Niederösterreich. In Vienna, it rarely happens.


#87

Above you said that you were on T-Mobile. Maybe T-Mobils falls back on the 3 network, if reception is bad.


#88

maybe (though it would be strange because t-mobile IIRC used to have way better coverage in my hometown than 3/orange)

can i somehow find out if t-mobile does fall back to the 3 network?


#89

Just wanted to say that for me it happens many, many times a day and I am in Vienna most of the time. My provider is Drei.


#90

I think you sort of can find out using the app SatStat:

MNC 01 is A1:

Edit:

T-Mobile […] roams on 3’s UMTS network where no UMTS


#91

@Lars and I took adb bugreport and adb logcat -b radio -v time on his phone today. We sent the logs to beta[ät]fairphone.com :slight_smile:


#92

Hi,

It seems for me the GPS activation problem (see my post from Jan 23rd) has been solved somehow, at least I haven’t noticed it for 1-2 weeks now. So I’m starting to actually believe it :wink:

Anyone who had the same experience or knows what has been changed? I am not aware of any changes made by myself (except for regular updates of apps).

Katharina


#93

We could reproduce it on @Lars’ phone still on Feb 28th.


#94

It’s still happening to me. I also believed that this was over because it didn’t happen on my for phone for a couple of days (see my posting above). That was a false “alarm”