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  # 1201015 20-Dec-2014 11:40
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nathan: tier 1 helpdesk probably doesn't even know what a Wi-Fi positioning system is


Yes it was quite an effort to get the issue understood.

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  # 1201019 20-Dec-2014 11:43
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if you solve this help me solve my invisible weather widget




Involuntary autocorrect in operation on mobile device. Apologies in advance.


 
 
 
 




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  # 1201020 20-Dec-2014 11:43
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joker97: have you tried deleting the app? restoring the app could bring with it old data. ie have you wiped app data by uninstalling


The issue is system wide, presumably the OS gets the location info and distributes that to all apps. So Google maps, Apple maps, and even the camera geolocation is all affected the same. It even affects the MacBook pro, so the bogus information must be related to our wifi network, and some source of location info.

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  # 1201036 20-Dec-2014 12:46
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Stick Wireshark on the MBP and see where the location data is sourced from - most likely Apple.

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josephhinvest:
joker97: have you tried deleting the app? restoring the app could bring with it old data. ie have you wiped app data by uninstalling


The issue is system wide, presumably the OS gets the location info and distributes that to all apps. So Google maps, Apple maps, and even the camera geolocation is all affected the same. It even affects the MacBook pro, so the bogus information must be related to our wifi network, and some source of location info.


Any luck with this? One assumes Apple have a time-to-live on the database. I'd expect the wrong geo data for your AP's MAC address will eventually expire and be refreshed.



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  # 1212745 12-Jan-2015 20:54
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I never could get it resolved, ended up solving with brute force - new router (because of other issues also)

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[expletive deleted][expletive deleted][expletive deleted].

New router. New location now initially shows as "Manukau Harbour".
Location services: why have thou forsaken me??

 
 
 
 


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  # 1226010 31-Jan-2015 19:00
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Maybe you're not actually where you think you are.......... /goes to get tinfoil hat.

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  # 1226012 31-Jan-2015 19:05
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It might be easier to move...

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  # 1226172 1-Feb-2015 14:02
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change your wifi AP's mac address? :P





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josephhinvest: [expletive deleted][expletive deleted][expletive deleted].

New router. New location now initially shows as "Manukau Harbour".
Location services: why have thou forsaken me??


My suggestion was to test with another router, in order to force iDevices to re-GPS you, did that work to the correct location? Did it name that new and correct location as the old location?

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