GPS Not Working On iPad Pro & Mini 1, 2, 3, 4 with iOS 11? Here’s the fix


Many iPad users have a complaint that GPS not working and it is not accurate on their iPad. Here I am going to tell you the solutions to fix this issue. If you have the same problem, this article will help you to solve it.
Before trying these solutions,

  1. Make sure that your iPad is connected Wi-Fi or Cellular Data.
  2. Make sure that your network is good.

Solution 1: Refresh Location Services

  1. Go to Settings->Privacy->Location Services.
  2. Turn off Location Services.
  3. Wait for few seconds and then turn it on.
  4. Make sure that Location Service is enabled for Maps.

Solution 2: Soft Restart

  1. Press and hold the Power Button (Sleep/Wake) until the slider to power off screen appears.
  2. Drag the slider to turn off your iPad.
  3. To turn on your iPad, press and hold the Power Button until the Apple Logo Appears.

Solution 3: Force Restart
Press and hold the Home Button and Power Button (Sleep/Wake) until the Apple logo appears.
Solution 4: Refresh Wi-Fi

  1. Go to Settings->Wi-Fi.
  2. Turn off Wi-Fi.
  3. Wait for few seconds and then Turn it on.

Solution 5: Enable LTE (VoLTE)
If your Carrier (SIM) supports LTE,

  1. Go to Settings->Cellular->Enable LTE (Cellular Data Options).
  2. You can see three options. Select “Data Only”.

If your Carrier (SIM) doesn’t support LTE,

  1. Go to Settings->Cellular->Enable LTE->Voice & Data.
  2. Select “LTE”.

Solution 6: Refresh Airplane Mode

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Turn on Airplane Mode.
  3. Wait for few seconds and then turn it off.

Solution 7: Set Date & Time to “Set Automatically”

  1. Go to Settings->General->Date & Time.
  2. Enable “Set Automatically”.

Solution 8: Reset Location & Privacy

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset Location & Privacy”.
  3. Enter your Passcode.
  4. Tap “Reset Settings” in the pop-up box.

Solution 9: Reset Network settings

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset Network Settings”.
  3. Enter the Passcode if required and tap “Reset Network Settings” in the pop-up box.

Note: This action will reset all Wi-Fi Networks & Passwords, APN & VPN Settings, and Cellular Settings of your iPad.
Solution 10: Factory Reset/Restore
Before reset your iPad to Factory Settings, backup your device. Because  this action will Erase all date from your device.
To Backup your iPad,

  1. Connect your device to Wi-Fi or Cellular Data.
  2. Launch Settings->Apple ID (your name)->iCloud->iCloud Backup.
  3. Make sure that iCloud Backup is turned on. Tap “Back Up Now”.

Wait until the process is finished. If the backup process is completed, you can see the date & time of the last backup under “Back Up Now”.
Factory Reset/Restore

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Erase All Contents and Settings”.
  3. A pop-up box will appear with three options. If you want to backup your device, tap “Back Up Then Erase”.
  4. If you have already taken a Backup, tap “Erase Now”.

Then restore your iPad from iCloud and iTunes Backup.
SEE ALSO: iPhone GPS not working
Other Solutions:

  1. Check for Software Update.
  2. Check Apple warranty status. If your iPad covers warranty, take it to the Apple Service Center.
  3. Make an Apple genius bar appointment.

If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know through your comments.

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