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How To Fix Google Pixel 2 XL GPS Issues

GPS is one of the most important features of any smartphone. Our Android devices have acquired functions that were unthinkable a few years ago, and among them is GPS: a system capable of locating us anywhere in the world, and it is very useful in combination with maps or indications applications.

The Pixel 2 XL is a high-end mobile phone and it’s not only a new Google representative but also the first to run Android 8.0. However, like any other smartphone, the Pixel 2 XL comes with some bugs and issues, including GPS related ones.

Here we have given a quick guide on how to fix Google Pixel 2 XL GPS Issues.  So, read the article to know the fixes.

See Also: How to fix Google Pixel 2 XL Bluetooth issues

How To Fix Google Pixel 2 XL GPS Issues

If you are facing issues with Google Maps or GPS navigation on the Google Pixel 2 XL – There must be issues with the software or the problem with the GPS antenna in your mobile phone.

Before doing anything else, toggle GPS. Turn it off, wait for a couple of seconds, and turn it back on.

Next, do the following:

  • Go to Settings > Location
  • Tap on Mode”
  • Select High Accuracy”

You also should clear the cache for Google Maps. Here is how to do that:

  • Tap on Settings > Apps
  • Find “Maps” on the list and tap on it
  • Now click on “Storage” and then Clear Cache

After this procedure, restart your mobile phone. And check whether Google Maps and GPS are working fine.

Also, if there is a new software version, you should download and install it. Make sure your device is charged. Connect to a Wi-Fi network. Go to Settings > System > System Updates. Tap Check for update. If there is a new version available, tap Download.

There is one useful app named GPS Status and toolbox which you can download from Google Play store. It will surely help to increase GPS accuracy.

If after the above process Google Pixel 2 XL is not able to find GPS, it must be an issue with the hardware. Contact the store in which you’ve purchased the phone or your carrier.

See Also: How to fix Google Pixel 2 performance issues

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