Since the evolution of smartphones and GPS systems. Tweaks and updates have been following around for better, more accurate and faster results. Development goes around 24/7 to make the required adjustments as devices come into the market. HTC users will be thrilled as well all know that Sense UI developed on top of Android is a bit laggy in different aspects. GPS, for sure one of them.
Developers from the XDA community have created tweaks for HTC One S and X, which were recently pushed into the consumer market. The fix can be flashed via recovery. The developer assures that users will notice improvements once this tweak is flashed through recovery. One S users can also give GPS status apps a try to find out about accuracy and performance. If not then apply this tweak and make GPS reception better overall.
Steps to Fix GPS on HTC One S and One X
Let’s look at some of the basic steps and file download guides for each device and region.
2. Transfer the downloaded file to SD Card on the device.
3. Check MD5
4. Reboot the device, get into recovery mode and flash recovery.
5. Reboot the device.
After performing the tweak, it might take some time for it to refresh properly because it would need to pull aGPS data for which data connection would be required. It can also be downloaded from the GPS status app. For more concerns, questions regarding the tweak, head to this post at XDA.