How to do proper compass calibration on iPhone X

The new flagship iPhone is here and all the eyes of smartphone lovers are on it. It is well known that Apple had many exciting features for its users which will give a better experience. All know iPhone X for its super cool design, new face ID, and the awesome camera. But many of the users are unaware of many more features than can when properly set up will give you a better experience. Such a feature which is left less noticed is the compass. Here is a guide on proper compass calibration on iPhone X.

compass is an important feature known to only a few but with a lot of advantages. Proper calibration of the compass is important for the correct working of location services. Many users have been reporting problems with the GPS of iPhone X and the reason is an improper setting of the compass. Compass is essential for properly showing the direction in the map on iPhone X. a good navigation will only be possible if you properly calibrate compass on iPhone X. without this you might face a lot of flaws and issues during navigation which will be really annoying.

How to do proper compass calibration on iPhone X

Steps to do proper compass calibration on iPhone X

The accelerometer of iPhone X is pretty robust and has the ability to calibrate on itself. But there are a various hidden setting which no one will tend to notice at times. Without setting up some of these settings a perfect calibration of the compass will be impossible. The steps to ensure a perfect calibration are simple and can be done within minutes. You will have to do two things for it, which are:

  1. Enabling compass for location services
  2. switching on the true north setting of the compass

Enabling compass for location services

This step is pretty basic and essential if you are using the navigation on iPhone X. the steps you should follow are:

  1. Open settings from your home screen
  2. Swipe down to find privacy and click on it
  3. Click on the location services option
  4. Swipe down to find compass and click on it
  5. Make sure while using the App is ticked on the right end

Enabling true north on compass

As you have enabled compass while using location service on iPhone X it will work fine. But a hidden feature when disabled will affect the perfectness of it. This feature is the true north feature which when enabled will point the compass to the perfect north. Enabling true north is essential in doing the perfect compass calibration on iPhone X. the steps to enable true north are:

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  1. Open setting from your home screen
  2. Swipe down to find compass and click on it
  3. You can see true north and a toggle button
  4. Click on the toggle button to enable it

I hope this guide was useful in understanding how to do proper compass calibration on iPhone X. If you have any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below.

 

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