Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus GPS no longer works - Solved

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus has a GPS sensor installed, through which you can determine your own position. In addition to the GPS sensor your smartphone accesses also other resources, such as the mobile data connection or Wi-Fi to determine your location.

If your Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus still cannot determine your position, because only few satellites are received, then it is usually a problem with the A-GPS data. Here it helps to reset the AGPS data on the Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus.

But where do you find those settings?

We would like to help with the following instructions:

First download and install the app "GPS test" from the Google Play Store: Download "GPS test"

After installing the app, open it on the Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus. Now switch on, if not already done, the GPS of your smartphone. Open the menu in the app GPS Test. Select the "Settings" tab. This takes you to the menu for the settings of the app.

There you will find two buttons at the very beginning. Now press successively:

  • Clear AGPS
  • Update AGPS

Now you have successfully reset the A-GPS data on your Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus. You should now restart your smartphone. Then you should have no more problems with the Samsung Galaxy have S5 Plus and determining your position via GPS.

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Manuel has been involved with technology for more than 15 years, especially with mobile phones, smartphones and PC systems and shares his passion here in this blog. If he can help someone with a technical problem, he is especially happy about it.