How to perform GPS FIX on Chinese Mediatek phones

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The Chinese Android phones powered by Mediatek chipsets have now become one must for those who wish to save money and, at the same time, have a good performance device.

Unfortunately, from the reports of you readers and what you learn by giving a quick look at the various modding forums, one of the main limitations of these smartphones would seem to be that relating to the GPS signal, most often weak. With the following guide we will try to correct this "bug". Read on to see how to run GPS FIX on Chinese Mediatek phones!

This guide, created by Eduardo di GizChina.esof course, it is addressed to all holders of a Chinese Android phone with Mediatek chipset (MT6589, MT6589T, etc.) that have problems with GPS.

The first thing to do is download and install from the Play Store Mobileuncle MTK tools and disable the GPS. At this point we can start with the guide!

How to perform GPS FIX on Chinese Mediatek phones

Open the previously installed Mobileuncle MTK tools application and select "Engineer Mode":

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Then select "Engineer Mode (MTK)":

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Once you have entered the Engineer mode for MTK devices, scroll to the "Location" tab and select "Location Based Services":

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Position yourself in the TAB "EPO ", Flagged" Enable EPO "and" Auto Download "and then" EPO IDLE ":

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"EPO IDLE" will change to "EPO DOWNLOAD", so you will need to wait a few minutes to download the data, I suggest you use it with a Wifi connection.

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Once the EPO Data have been downloaded correctly, we exit the "Location Based Service" menu to access the "YGPS":

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In the YGPS menu you will need to position yourself in the "INFORMATION" TAB and press successively "Hot", "Full" and "AGPS restart":

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At this point return to the "Location Based Service" menu, go to the "GPS" tab and click on GPS (OFF), in this way you will activate the GPS. Switch to the TAB VIEW and wait for the FIX of the satellites (when the fix will be executed they will change from red to green).

That's all! We hope this guide will help you! Questions? Use the comments section below!

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