Tips on creating a GPS connection
Check the satellite signal status
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If your device has found satellites, a bar
for each satellite is shown in the satellite
information view. The longer the bar, the
stronger the satellite signal. When your
device has received enough data from the
satellite signal to calculate your location,
the colour of the bar changes.
Initially your device must receive signals
from at least four satellites to be able to
calculate your location. When the initial
calculation has been made, it may be
possible to continue calculating your
location with three satellites. However,
the accuracy is generally better when
more satellites are found.
If no satellite signal can be found, consider
If you are indoors, go outdoors to
receive a better signal.
If you are outdoors, move to a more
If the weather conditions are bad, the
signal strength may be affected.
Some vehicles have tinted (athermic)
windows, which may block the
Ensure you do not cover the antenna
with your hand.
Establishing a GPS connection may take
from a couple of seconds to several
minutes. Establishing a GPS connection in
a vehicle may take longer.
The GPS receiver draws its power from the
device battery. Using GPS may drain the