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How to Fix GPS Issue on Google Pixel

Last Updated on December 27, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Annoying by Pixel and Pixel XL GPS issues with tracking location? Due to signal loss, sometimes GPS not working on Google maps on Android devices. If this does not resolve this issue, try to clear the GPS app cache in your Pixel devices. To fix GPS issues on Google Pixel devices, ensure the location mode is set with high accuracy if you can’t find the proper place.

GPS helps find an accurate location in your Pixel phone while driving or traveling. Also, various users reported Google Maps issues like GPS not tracking location and GPS lost signal on the latest Pixel devices, including Pixel 7 Pro, Pixel 7, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6, Pixel 6a, Pixel 5 5G, Pixel 5a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 4a, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3. You can quickly fix GPS not working on Google Pixel and Pixel XL using the below-given possible solutions.

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How to Fix GPS Not Working on Google Pixel and Pixel XL

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 the latest Pixel devices. Check out the methods listed below to fix Google Pixel XL GPS not working.

Restart your Pixel

Long-press the power button and tap on Restart in the power menu to reboot your device. Sometimes it will fix minor bugs on your device.

Set Location Mode to High accuracy to Fix GPS Signal Lost issues

Step 1: Open Settings in your Pixel & Pixel XL.

Tap on location under personal section in your pixel device

Step 2: Scroll down and tap 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

Step 4: Set location mode as High accuracy.

If you have the latest Pixel devices, go to Settings > Location > Location services > Google Location Accuracy > Toggle on Improve location accuracy.

Clear Google Maps Cache & Data to Fix Pixel GPS Not Working

clear cache and clear data of Google Maps app in pixel

Settings > Apps > See all apps > Maps > Storage and cache > Clear cache

Clear Maps Data: Settings > Apps > See all apps > Maps > Storage and cache > Clear storage > Delete

Check Google Maps App Update

Step 1: Open the Play Store on your device.

Step 2: Tap the Profile icon at the top right.

Step 3: Tap Manage apps and device.

Step 4: Tap the Manage tab.

Step 5: Tap Updates available.

Check if Google maps app update available or not.

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 the Power off button until view Reboot to safe mode.

Step 3: Press OK to reboot the 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 the Safe mode symbol at the bottom left corner.

Now check whether your Google Pixel & Pixel XL phone GPS is working. If not found any issue, it means any third-party apps are causing this issue. Remove one by one third-party app and find the app causing the problem. After removing it, reinstall other applications.

Factory Reset your Google Pixel XL

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

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap System.

Step 3: Tap Reset options at the end of the screen.

Step 4: Tap Erase all data (Factory reset).

Step 5: Tap Erase all data at the bottom right corner.

Step 6: Confirm your screen lock.

Step 7: Tap Erase all data to reset Pixel device to factory default settings.


If you found the above-given methods did not fix Pixel XL GPS not working issue, wipe the 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.


How do I Improve Location Accuracy in Pixel 6?

To improve Pixel 6 location accuracy, ensure to enable Google location accuracy settings. To turn on location accuracy in Pixel, go to Settings > Location > Location services > Google Location Accuracy > Toggle on Improve location accuracy.

How do I Turn on GPS on Pixel 6?

Two ways to enable GPS on your Google Pixel 6 series and other Pixels. Swipe down the notification panel at the top, tap Location in the quick settings tiles menu to activate it, or go to Settings > Location > Toggle on Use location.


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