iOS 12 GPS Not Working on iPhone & iPad (Fixed)


Many Apple users have a complaint that GPS is not working on their iPhone. Some people said that GPS is not accurate on their iPhone. they said that this problem occurred after updating iOS 12. One of the iPhone user said some solutions to fix this issue. If you have the same problem, this article will help you to fix it.
Fix 1: Restart your device

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

Fix 2: Refresh Location Services

  1. Open Settings->Privacy->Location Services.
  2. Turn off “Location Services”.
  3. Tap “Turn Off” in the pop-box.
  4. Wait for few seconds and then turn it off.

Fix 3: Reset Network settings

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset Network Settings”.
  3. Enter the Passcode if required.
  4. 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 iPhone.
Fix 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.
  4. Make sure that Wi-Fi is turned on in Control Center.

Fix 5: Refresh Airplane Mode

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

Fix 6: Force Restart
iPhone 6 and earlier
Press and hold the Home Button and Power Button (Sleep/Wake) until the Apple Logo Appears.
iPhone 7 & 7 Plus
Press and hold the Side Button and Volume Down Button until the Apple Logo appears.
iPhone 8, 8 Plus, & X

  1. Press the Volume Up Button and release it.
  2. Press the Volume Down Button and release it.
  3. Press and hold the Side Button until the Apple Logo appears.

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

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

Fix 8: Check for Software Update

  1. Connect your phone to Wi-Fi or Cellular Data.
  2. Go to Settings->General->Software Update.
  3. Tap “Download and Install” if update is available.

Fix 9: Reset Location & Privacy

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

Fix 10: Enable LTE (VoLTE)
If you are using Cellular Data, Enable LTE.
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 11: Factory Reset/Restore
Before reset your phone to Factory Settings, backup your device. Because this action will Erase all date from your device.
To Backup your iPhone,

  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”.
  5. Wait until the process is finished.

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

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