1. Edward_g's Avatar
    I have to calibrate the compass a lot on this phone. Anyone else notice this? I don't suppose that there is a fix for it. It's not a huge deal but annoying.
    02-18-2015 06:24 PM
  2. Harrie-S's Avatar
    I have to calibrate the compass a lot on this phone. Anyone else notice this? I don't suppose that there is a fix for it. It's not a huge deal but annoying.
    I don't know if it's a common problem for the M8.
    But if you have a case with a magmatic clip at the top then this can also be the reason why you need to calibrate it often.
    Edward_g likes this.
    02-18-2015 06:45 PM
  3. bmetelsky's Avatar
    I have to calibrate the compass a lot on this phone. Anyone else notice this? I don't suppose that there is a fix for it. It's not a huge deal but annoying.
    I've not had to calibrate mine yet, and have owned it for 2 months now.
    Harrie-S likes this.
    02-20-2015 12:44 AM
  4. Edward_g's Avatar
    The quickest way to calibrate seems to be to reboot the phone. Then it calibrates quickly. So I can at least get it done but I shouldn't have to be doing this every few days. The figure eight wave around doesn't do it by itself.
    02-21-2015 03:51 AM
  5. Harrie-S's Avatar
    Not sure how you wave the figure 8 but before I saw this video I also made the "wrong" figure.
    02-21-2015 04:00 AM
  6. Edward_g's Avatar
    That worked very quickly. I appreciate the tip. Now the only thing is why it would need calibrating so often. Maybe a future
    update will help that. As long as I can quickly fix it is the main thing.


    Not sure how you wave the figure 8 but before I saw this video I also made the "wrong" figure.
    02-21-2015 09:24 AM
  7. Silent Fox's Avatar
    My HTC m8 is always wanting to calibrate the compass, I was under the impression that the hardware wasn't in the m8 for a compass, but the software doesn't realize there is no compass
    03-06-2015 08:06 AM
  8. Edward_g's Avatar
    I think I figured out why my compass was giving me so much trouble staying calibrated. Bluetooth interference. I turned it (bluetooth)off and it quickly calibrated.

    Thank goodness. It was frustrating to always need calibration then it would refuse to work using the known method.
    03-11-2015 09:30 AM

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