I have updated my Huawei P20 Pro to EMUI 9,0.0.178. After the update, GPS is not working properly. After reboot, the GPS is fine, but once I stopped navigation and start a new navigation, it keeps "Looking for GPS ...". I have tried GPS test app, it just could not get GPS fix. Whenever I need to navigate, I have to reboot the phone. I am wondering anyone is facing the same issue. I have wipe the cache partition but it did not help. I do not really want to do a factory reset. However, it seems that is the last resort I have.
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The GPS stayed in good state for just one day after the factory reset. Reboot did not fix issues anymore. So, I did a factory reset again yesterday. This time, I will try GpsFix app if GPS goes wrong again. If it keeps having problems, I will send it back to Huawei.
Since i too am in the same boat that any change lasted 24 hours. I am stuck having to turn off / power back on the phone and it seems to work for a few hours, which sucks but if i absolutely need it i'll have to do that for now.
Could it also be a software we both are using causing it?
It's interesting, for me it's almost exactly 24h before the GPS fails
I had same issue with GPS not working after EMUI9 update. Since then I did a lot of troubleshooting.
- reinstalling from scratch
- reset cache etc.
nothing worked, restart helps until next time I need to use GPS and I have to restart again. Even though it worked for time being after restart, GPS accuracy was very low.
i tried to rollback to previous version 8.1 and GPS functionality is back to normal. Once update applied it worked for about 8 hours and then stopped again.
My email to Huawei didn’t bring much info.
So i rolled back again to EMUI 8.1 and GPS works as suppose to. I’ll wait until it is resolved. Obviously it is some nasty bug in EMUI 9
I reverted as well. I am please there has been some success with it.
Super pleased Huawei offers to a tool to revert, also disappointed such a flawed update made it into the wild. There seems to be a lot of GPS issues with Pie, checking on other forums.
Hi all, try this
Go to Settings-> Security & privacy-> Location access-> scroll down to Google location accuracy and disable it
Go back to location access -> adavanced settings-> disable Wifi scanning.
It works for me since 2 days.
It's a global issue with android 9.0
Hope it's the final solition
Can we have an idea when the fix will be coming? It's been weeks since I first began reporting issues to Fido and they just get me to reboot and have never told me that there was any communication with Huawei from your side. I need my GPS for work. This had been extremely frustrating and inconvenient.