Nokia N86 8MP - Tips on creating a GPS connection

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Tips on creating a GPS


If your device cannot find the satellite signal, consider

the following:

If you are indoors, go outdoors to receive a better


If you are outdoors, move to a more open space.

Ensure that your hand does not cover the GPS

antenna of your device.

If the weather conditions are bad, the signal

strength may be affected.

Some vehicles have tinted (athermic) windows,

which may block the satellite signals.

Check satellite signal status

To check how many satellites your device has found,

and whether your device is receiving satellite signals,






GPS data




Satellite status



Positioning (GPS)

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If your device has found

satellites, a bar for each

satellite is displayed in the

satellite information view.

The longer the bar, the

stronger the satellite signal is.

When your device has

received enough data from the satellite signal to

calculate the coordinates of your location, the bar

colour changes.
Initially, your device must receive signals from at least

four satellites to be able to calculate the coordinates

of your location. When the initial calculation has been

made, it may be possible to continue calculating the

coordinates of your location with three satellites.

However, the accuracy is generally better when more

satellites are found.