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Offline TLoz

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GPS issue
« on: February 12, 2012, 05:25:49 PM »
I installed avast mobile security on my phone. I went to the theft menu and tried enabling the GPS, it said that google has blocked the feature on 2.3 versions and I need to install the anti theft root. I rooted my phone now and I tried enabling it but still didnt work. Any solutions?
I know you can text: '*PIN* Locate' to the handset thats stolen but the map isn't really accurate (shows a map and says its somewhere within ~500 meters). So if I enable the GPS, will it locate the phone even more accurately?
I have Xperia Play on 2.3.4.
« Last Edit: February 12, 2012, 05:28:06 PM by TLoz »

Offline reinhardholzner

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Re: GPS issue
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2012, 10:18:07 AM »
you need to uninstall anti-theft after rooting and reinstall it + check the "install rooted" checkbox in the setup.

Offline TLoz

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Re: GPS issue
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2012, 01:32:24 PM »
thanks it works now. So when the phone gets stolen, can I activate the GPS remotely so it will give a more accurate point on the map? Or will it be the same as textin the locate command to your stolen phone?

Offline reinhardholzner

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Re: GPS issue
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2012, 04:44:02 PM »
hi if you installed rooted, and issue LOCATE it will automatically enable GPS if disabled.