Google Nexus HSPA+ Accessories, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Android Nexus Smartphones

There are reports that a few users are having issues with their GPS when updating to the new Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update, making it impossible for users to track their own location. Tru users who are basking in Galaxy Nexus glory may want to take note of an easy fix posted by Android Central.

To see if your device is being affected, simply open Google Maps or the location app you happen to be using. If the notification continually says “Searching for GPS” and you’re not seeing a flashing icon, you are one of those who are not receiving a GPS signal.

To fix this problem, simply go to Settings >> Location services. Then uncheck and re-check “Google’s location service.” Once you’ve followed these steps, your GPS should start working again and you should be good to go.

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By Josh Robert Nay

Josh Robert Nay is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of TruTower. He has worked in the telecommunications industry since 2003 and specializes in GSM based technology. He also uses (too many) VoIP apps and is a long-time user of BlackBerry, Android, and Windows Phone. He adores anything having to do with space exploration and writing. In addition to the links below, he can be found on LinkedIn and can also be found on his website at