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GPS not working on Google Pixel XL: How to Fix

Facing issue of Pixel and pixel XL GPS tracking location? GPS is useful to find accurate location in your Pixel phone while driving car or other travelling. Due to signal lost, sometimes GPS not working on Google maps. Also various users reported Google maps issue on Pixel and Pixel XL 7.1.2. You can easily fix GPS not working on Google Pixel and Pixel XL problem.

To fix Google pixel GPS not find accurate location, first of all make sure location mode set as high accuracy. If not fix this issue tries to clear cache of GPS app in your pixel 7.1.2 and other devices. Try below given various possible solutions to fix GPS not working on Google Pixel and Pixel XL phone.


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How to fix GPS not working on Google Pixel and Pixel XL 7.1.2

fix GPS not working on Google Pixel phone

Your Google pixel and pixel XL phone lost GPS signal or Google maps not working perfectly in pixel. Check out each one listed below methods to fix Google pixel XL GPS not working.

1st Way: Make sure location mode set as High accuracy

Step 1: Open “Settings” in your Pixel & Pixel XL

Tap on location under personal section in your pixel device

Step 2: Under Personal section, tap on “Location

By default turn off location on Google pixel & pixel XL. Turned on GPS in your pixel device.

Turn on GPS service on your Pixel and pixel XL phone

Step 3: Tap on “Mode

Set location mode as high accuracy on Google pixel

Set location mode as High accuracy / device only.

2nd Way: Check for app update

Step 1: Open “Play store” app in your device

Step 2: Tap on “Menu” from top of the left side corner

Step 3: Touch on “My apps & games

Step 4: Tap on “Update all

3rd Way: Clear cache & data of Google Maps

clear cache and clear data of Google Maps app in pixel

Settings > Personal > Location > Turn on location > Maps > Storage > Clear cache & clear data of Google Maps app

4th Way: Use safe mode to fix GPS not working on Google Pixel XL

Step 1: Press and hold the power button on your pixel device

Step 2: Touch and hold “Power off” button until view “Reboot to safe mode

Step 3: Press “OK” to reboot safe mode pixel XL

It will take 30-40 seconds to reboot your phone.

Use Safe mode on pixel to fix GPS issue

Step 4: View “Safe modesymbol on below of the left side screen

Now check your Google pixel & pixel XL phone GPS working or not. If not found any issue, it means any third party apps causing this issues. Remove one by one third party apps and find app that causing issue. After removed it, reinstall other applications.

5th Way: Factory reset your Google Pixel XL

It will delete all your phone personal data including Google accounts, third party apps, photos, music and other media files. Before reset your Google pixel device, back up & restore your Google pixel data.

Step 1: Go to “Settings

Step 2: Under personal section, tap on “Backup & reset

Step 3: Tap on “Factory data reset

Factory reset pixel to fix GPS not working problem

Step 4: Tap on “Reset Phone

If set pattern lock / PIN / Password / Pixel Imprint, draw it to unlock your Google pixel and pixel XL phone.

Step 5: Tap on “Erase everything

If you found above given methods not fix Pixel XL GPS not working issue, wipe cache partition on Google pixel and pixel XL.

That’s all. End the list of possible solutions to fix GPS not working on Google Pixel and Pixel XL. Let me know what you think about this solution. Please share the article, if you found it helpful.

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