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GPS chips draw about 50 mW at full power*, modern mobile chips draw even less**. The antenna does not draw power, that's not how antennas work.*** So in 1 hour, the chip draws 50mWh from the battery if at full power. The iPhone battery has a capacity of 5000 mWh, meaning it could power the chip for 100 hours, if that would be the only thing it did. In ...
I experienced this same problem on the 19th, from morning until night. It was mostly noticeable when using Maps for navigation; the arrow would go from blue to gray, I'd get frequent "Locating" messages, I'd get "stuck" for a mile or so until it would catch up. I left my 4S off all night, and now it's accurate and smooth again. No resets of any ...
I tried everything I could think of, but I eventually completely reset the phone and did not restore my old configuration. I started from new with my iPhone and now it is working fine.
iPhone uses three types of location search (from best to worst): Satellite GPS signal GSM positioning Wi-fi networks around It is possible that your GSM coverage is not very good or GSM base stations report location incorrectly or they report it in the way that the software does not interpret correctly. I have iPad 2, iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S at home. ...
I would first suggest getting a new sim card from your carrier to rule out any issues on their end. If this does not solve the issue, the Apple Store has an advanced hardware diagnostic utility which would easily diagnose such a problem.
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