Troubleshoot – Fix Evercoss GPS problems [Solved]

Can we think a smartphone without a GPS service? We know that the answer will be a big NO!! GPS is currently a standard feature, that everyone is expecting in any smartphone. With the GPS service, we can use the navigation apps such as Google Maps and other location services to tag your geo-location correctly. Those who are familiar with playing the augmented reality games will be well aware of the importance of GPS.

Evercoss devices are too not an exception in the case of GPS services. Every smartphone from the company is providing the GPS connectivity options. It is a must-have feature in every device. So think about a situation when you are stuck in the midst of a place and you are trying to locate the directions using your Evercoss smartphone’s GPS service, and it ends up showing a weak GPS signal. It can be the worst situation you have ever come across.

Here are some solutions to fix Evercoss GPS problems in order to make sure that your device’s GPS service is working as expected.

Troubleshoot - Fix Evercoss GPS problems [Solved]

How to fix Evercoss GPS problems?

1. Try to toggle your GPS.

This is easiest cum quickest method to solve the GPS problem in your Evercoss device. When you toggle your GPS it will get a chance to refresh itself. You may turn the GPS On or Off by pulling down the notification bar on your device. Turn off the GPS icon when you are struggling with a bad GPS signal and wait for at least five seconds. Then try to turn it on again and allow to check for the location again.

2. Toggle the aeroplane mode on your device

Many users said that when they toggle the aeroplane mode, their GPS problems are found to be fixed most of the times. To toggle the aeroplane mode you can simply drop down your notification shade and turn on the aeroplane mode. After 15-20 minutes you can turn off the aeroplane mode which will allow the network connection to restart all over again that might help in correcting simple GPS problems.


3. Remove the phone case.

You might find funny about this solutions. But believe us, it actually works!! Sometimes your phone case, each of them being differently built might be the culprit in the GPS connecting issues. So try to connect to the GPS service after removing your phone case.

4. Power saving mode

If you have a habit of using the power saving mode, there are chances that it could be the reason for your Evercoss GPS problems. In the power saving mode, most of the apps which consume a lot of energy won’t work effectively as they are expected to work in normal mode. So try to connect to GPS service after turning off the power saving mode.

5. Restart your phone

So many problems can be fixed with a simple restart. Restarting will help the phone to get refreshed and you can find the GPS problem got fixed by itself. This is most handy when you are quickly looking for a location without much time in hand for trying other troubleshooting steps. If you still face a GPS issue then you should try for a permanent fix.

6. Adjust your GPS settings

Check whether your Evercoss device is set to correct GPS settings or not. To check the settings you need to follow the steps given below:

• Settings >> Location>> Mode>> High accuracy.

High accuracy mode will help you to use the GPS, Wi-Fi,  Bluetooth, or cellular networks to determine the location.

7. Update the Google Maps

Google Maps is the accurate key to access GPS locations. If you have an outdated Google Maps app, it can cause an error in identifying locations accurately. So go to Play Store >> My apps and Games >> Google Maps >> Update.

8. Clear your cache and data for Maps.

Try to clear your Google Maps’ cache and data files that have built up in your device. There are chances that they might have got corrupted leading to GPS problems. To fix this issue, you must delete the cache and data for Maps. You might lose your saved locations and data related to Maps. To delete the cache and data for Maps,  head to the Settings>> Application Manager>> Google Maps >> Clear cache and once the cache has been cleared, tap on Clear data.

Once you clear your cache and data, you should restart your device and check for the GPS connection.

9. Use GPS Status and Toolbox App

This app is a user-friendly app which gives you a lot of information about the device’s GPS settings. It also helps in installing necessary updates for Assisted GPS Data(A-GPS) which can enhance the GPS performance of the device. You can install this app on the Google Play Store free of cost.

10. Safe mode

You should use your phone in safe mode to check whether the apps using GPS Data is having corrupted files which can affect the device’s GPS service.

  •  Press and hold the power key till you get the power options and then hold the power off icon till you get a pop-up “reboot your device in safe mode” and then press Ok.
  • Now check whether your GPS service works better in safe mode. If it’s working good, then the problem lies in the third-party applications installed on your device. To solve this issue you can either do a factory reset which will erase the installed apps and bring your phone to It initial settings or just uninstall the problematic apps.

11. Update the software

Consider in timely updating your device with the latest firmware provided by the company which brings fixes for bugs and issues.


Go to Settings >> About Device>> Check updates.

If an update is available, you should install it and check whether your GPS problems are fixed in the new update.

12. Wipe Cache partition

Cache partition will be having corrupted files which can create a problem for the GPS and even for other apps. It is advisable to wipe the cache partition and allow to build new cache files in your device.

  • Power off your phone.
  •  Press the volume up button along with power button and home key till the device vibrates before it gets turned on.
  •  Release only the power key continuing to hold the volume up and home key till you get a Recover menu.
  •  Use the volume down button to highlight the wipe cache partition and use the power key to confirm the selection.
  •  Once it’s deleted, use the volume key to select the restart option and confirm the selection with the power key.
  • Now check whether you could fix Evercoss GPS problems with the wiping of cached files.

These are some of the solutions to fix Evercoss GPS problems. Even after all these solutions if your device is still having the GPS problem then you should consider taking your phone to a professional or at a manufacturer outlet to check whether the problem is with the device antenna or not.

Hope all these solutions will help to fix Evercoss GPS problems. If you have any queries, feel free to ask via comment or contact us page.

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