In the olden days everyone used to carry maps with them but today GPS has become a basic need in our day-to-day life. Are you facing GPS not working issue in your Sony Xperia 5? No worries! In this article, we’ll share with you some tips which will help you to fix such an issue.
Global Positioning System (GPS) is the feature that is available at our fingertips, GPS has changed the world by being able to tell where you are in the corner of the earth and has a huge impact on business as well as travel.
With GPS in your device, there is no way for you to get lost in this world. With every great technology, comes issues too. Here are some simple procedures to overcome the GPS issue:
Steps to Fix GPS not working issue in Sony Xperia 5.
Step1. Try to switch ON/OFF your GPS.
In your Sony Xperia 5,
Go to the main menu > Click on settings > Go to locations > turn the location OFF for some time and then again click on ON.
You can also drag the notification bar to turn ON/OFF the locations and check if the GPS is working or not.
Step2. Switch ON/OFF Airplane Mode.
Switch ON the airplane mode in your Sony Xperia 5 for 10 to 15 seconds and then turn it OFF.
Check the GPS if it is working or not.
Step3. Turn OFF Power saving mode.
In your Sony Xperia 5,
Go to settings > select Battery > turn off Power Saving Mode or simply you can turn off power-saving mode by using the notification bar.
Step4. Check GPS settings in your Sony Xperia 5
To do this,
Go to the settings menu > search & click on the location > In locations tap on modes and select High Accuracy mode.
Step5. Clear Cache & Data
Try to clear cache and data from your Google Maps application and give it all required permission related to the location access.
In addition to the above steps, update the Google Maps application from your Sony Xperia 5 to the latest version from the Google Play Store.
These are some simple steps if the GPS is not working in your Sony Xperia 5.
If unfortunately, you’re still facing such an issue then we suggest you check if you have working data or a Wi-Fi connection.
Try to move to different areas or spots, if there are obstacles in your current location like a high wall or some metal objects then try to stay away from them. Always avoid undergrounds and hilly areas for better GPS connections.
Lastly, restart your Sony Xperia 5 & check if the GPS is working or not.