OnePlus Watch is the first watch launched by the OnePlus brand. Users were eagerly waiting for it for long. But though it is here, the users are facing some major and minor GPS-related issues on the OnePlus watch.
The GPS not working issue can be common on several devices with GPS supports. But for a watch that is made to hold on a wrist can be unacceptable for many users.
If you are facing the GPS not working issue on yours while traveling on a vehicle to someplace. Then here are some of the solutions to fix or encounter it.
How to fix GPS issue on OnePlus watch
The solutions are provided for the GPS not working and giving the inaccurate location in maps problem on the OnePlus watch.
There are several fixes for GPS not working. We have listed some of them here with their functionality and reliability. Try them according to their number and check whether which one works for you.
1. Restart/Reboot the Watch
Restarting any electronic device or gadget helps you to fix most of the temporary issues or glitches.
Try restarting the OnePlus watch a few times and it may help you to fix the GPS issue.
2. Update the App
Check the app that you are using to get the GPS location is on the latest version or not. If not then update the GPS or map app.
3. Update the watch software
Check whether there is a new software update for watches, updating the watch software or UI may fix the GPS problem if it is caused by any of the reasons regarding the software updates or drivers.
4. Turn on the Location (GPS) or allow the application permissions
Many users won’t allow the application to use the GPS or location service on their watch when they first open it. If this would be the reason. Then allow the location or GPS permission by navigating to settings>manage apps>applications name> app info.
Also, make sure that the GPS is turned on while using the map app.
5. Try turning on/off the GPS several times
If the reason is any glitch or software issue regarding the GPS device on your OnePlus watch. Then try turning on/off the location service many times.
This is not the ideal solution but you can give it a try. May it help you.
6. Enable the Google Location Accuracy
This will make the GPS to work more accurate, enable it from the watch setting .
Enter into [Setting] – [Location] – [Google Location Accuracy] – toggle the “Improve Location Accuracy”;(It is recommended to turn on WiFI or Data Usage);
These are the solutions that might help you to fix the GPS not working or giving inaccurate location problems on your OnePlus watch. If any of them didn’t work for you then let us know via comments or if you have a better idea to fix it, then also share it with comments.