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    Exclamation Compass Issues

    The Compass provided in 9810 & 9900 is really a pain. Every time when I am in need of it, needs to be calibrated. The calibration also takes a lot of time.
    If I am successful also , it gets un-calibrated again. Needs to be calibrated frequently.
    Does anyone face the same problem & does anybody has a solution for the same.
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    What OS are you using?
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    Need to calibrate every time I used Wikitude
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    Default Compass Issues

    Same here. And sometimes no matter how much I twist and turn the device it does not lock the position.

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    Default Re: Compass Issues

    9810/7.1.0.714
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    Default Re: Compass Issues

    I don't think , it has anything to do with the OS. All the BB's are having this probelm
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    Default Re: Compass Issues

    Same happening with me
    Quote Originally Posted by Lendo78 View Post
    Need to calibrate every time I used Wikitude
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    Quote Originally Posted by satchit View Post
    I don't think , it has anything to do with the OS. All the BB's are having this probelm
    You're partially correct. The compass app can be repackaged and separately installed. Grab the cod's from a former OS, that had a properly working version of the compass app, and install it using any of the phone tools. If you have no idea what I'm talking about, go back to the OS that the compass app worked for you, and let me know what version that is, and I'll up an installer for you.

    All the BB's are not having this problem. Mines works fine, and I'm using .746's compass app, in a hybrid.
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    Can u get me the same , which you are using ?
    Quote Originally Posted by Mecca EL View Post
    You're partially correct. The compass app can be repackaged and separately installed. Grab the cod's from a former OS, that had a properly working version of the compass app, and install it using any of the phone tools. If you have no idea what I'm talking about, go back to the OS that the compass app worked for you, and let me know what version that is, and I'll up an installer for you.

    All the BB's are not having this problem. Mines works fine, and I'm using .746's compass app, in a hybrid.
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    Quote Originally Posted by satchit View Post
    Can u get me the same , which you are using ?
    It's a hybrid of my own design. I haven't finished building it, I'm still testing. But I'll package .746's compass for you, and you can install it after unzipping and starting the jad file.

    On a side note: It makes sense the the compass app ask for recalibation, after a period of inactivity or lack of regular use. Even gps apps and units require recal...in order to give the most accurate of readings. I don't know of a precision tool that does not require it.
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    Default Re: Compass Issues

    Hi Mecca, I faced this problem with every OS version I installed.
    Its really a pain to calibrate it. And when I need it urgently, it really looks funny when I'm waving my hand desperately to calibarate it.

    Currently I'm running .658
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    nfsw , its the truth , ppl around find me fool doing this on the roads .
    Quote Originally Posted by nfsw View Post
    Hi Mecca, I faced this problem with every OS version I installed.
    Its really a pain to calibrate it. And when I need it urgently, it really looks funny when I'm waving my hand desperately to calibarate it.

    Currently I'm running .658
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    Forgive me for the delay in response, I had a death in the family...
    Have you updated to the latest UTS .746 release? Test the compass on that version, and report your findings.
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    Exclamation Re: Compass Issues

    Installed the latest OS .746 , but the compass still has issues, everytime I need the compass it needs to be calibrated.

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