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Fix GPS Issue on Google Pixel, Pixel XL, 2, 2 XL

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Annoying by Pixel and Pixel XL GPS issue to tracking location? To fix GPS issues on Google Pixel (Compatible with Pixel XL, Pixel 2, 2 XL, 3, 3a XL)  or can’t find the accurate location, first of all, make sure location mode set as high accuracy. If not fix this issue tries to clear the GPS app cache in your latest Pixel devices. Due to signal loss, sometimes GPS not working on Google maps in your latest android devices.

GPS is useful to find an accurate location in your Pixel phone while driving a car or another traveling. Also, various users reported the Google Maps issue on the latest Pixel devices including Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, 4 XL. You can easily fix GPS not working on Google Pixel and Pixel XL problem.

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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 each one listed below methods to fix Google pixel XL GPS not working.

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 the Personal section, tap on “Location”.

By default turned 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

Step4: Set location mode as High accuracy.

Clear Google Maps cache & data

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

Check for the app update

Step 1: Open the “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”.

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 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 modesymbol 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 app and find the app that causing issue. After removed it, reinstall other applications.

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 resetting your Google pixel device, back up & restore your Google pixel data.

Step 1: Go to “Settings”.

Step 2: Under the 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 the above-given methods did 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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