How to fix iOS 8.4 GPS Issue on iPhone/iPad for Apps like Maps and More

Given the brand that Apple is, it has failed to delight consumers as iOS 9 beta and the final version of iOS 8.4 are still infested with some bugs that Apple has to fix. There was a time when people used to vouch for Apple’s hardware and software products, but recently the same people are losing confidence in the brand.

Apple has recently released iOS 8.4 and I guess countless iPhone users have updated the iOS. Since the brand has promised Apple Music and other important changes, everybody was keen to use this latest iOS on their iPhones and iPad. But all the excitement and enthusiasm got dampened when they faced some software issues.

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Such users have vented their frustration on social media and Apple Support; iGeeksBlog also got some comments and people asked for some solution. In one voice, they complained about issues their devices facing while establishing GPS signal during the use of apps like Apple Maps, Google Maps, Waze, and others.

We have done some research on this and found this solution for the worried lot.

How to How to fix iOS 8 GPS Issue for Apps like Maps and More

Reset Network Settings

Step #1: Launch Settings app on your iPhone/iPad → Tap on General.

Tap on Settings General on iPhone

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Step #2: Tap on Reset at the bottom → Now tap on Reset Network Settings.

Reset Network Settings on iPhone in iOS 8

The above action will reset all settings related to your network including your Wi-Fi passwords.

Toggle Location Services ON/OFF

Step #1. Launch Settings app → Tap on Privacy.

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Step #2. Tap on Location Services.

Tap on Location Services on iPhone

Step #3. Now turn Off Location Services.

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Turn OFF and Turn ON Location Services in iOS 8.4 on iPhone

Step #4. Reboot your iPhone/iPad while the Location Services toggled OFF.How to Restart-Reboot iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Step #5. Once again follow the above steps and toggle the Location Services ON.

If the above two methods do not work, there is only one option left: backup your data and restore the same via iTunes. Make sure that take backup of your data through iTunes or iCloud and restore the same on iOS 8.4. This might solve your problem.

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Restore iPhone Running iOS 8.4 from iTunes

That’s all for now!

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Dhvanesh Adhiya
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.
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