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08-23-2016 03:21 PM
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  1. mark233's Avatar
    Location on my 950
    950map.png

    Location on my 830
    830rsmap.png

    Both phones running official AU .67. Both phones hard reset after official AU installation. Why would Maps be different with direction indicator?
    Last edited by mark233; 08-20-2016 at 04:48 PM.
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    08-20-2016 02:35 PM
  2. Charles Roddie's Avatar
    I'm also missing a direction indicator in maps on L1520.
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    08-20-2016 02:48 PM
  3. Canjok's Avatar
    I think instead of the Windows Version, it would be nicer to know the version of the App. Mine is 5.1606.1671.0 and on my L640, I don't have a direction indicator (compass) with Windows maps.
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    08-20-2016 04:31 PM
  4. mark233's Avatar
    ...ok how do I find the version numbers of Maps on these phones?
    08-20-2016 04:51 PM
  5. Mark F24's Avatar
    Version is in settings page at the bottom.

    My 950 DS on 14393.67 has Maps version 5.1606.1671 NO pointer.

    My 640 running 14905.1000 has Maps 5.1608.2231.0 has pointer and it moves

    My 635 512mb which got AU for some reason is running 5.1608.2165.0 NO pointer

    My 950 XL DS on 14393.82 is running 5.1608.2165.0 has the pointer and it moves

    Have intended to use this app but my car has navigation.


    Edit: My PC is running 5.1608.2165.0 with a pointer, but it is stationary. Build ver 14393.82
    Last edited by Mark F24; 08-20-2016 at 05:52 PM.
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    08-20-2016 05:34 PM
  6. mark233's Avatar
    My 950 DS maps version: 5.1606.1671.0 --- NO pointer

    My 830 maps version: 5.1608.2165.0 --- POINTER and works

    ...doesn't make sense to me. Also --- I feel that my 830 runs better than my 950 with the Anniversary Update.
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    08-20-2016 06:12 PM
  7. PGrey's Avatar
    Interesting, my PC is 5.1608.2165.0, no pointer

    My 950XL, 5.1608.2165.0 (same build, in theory), pointer, works.

    Both are on 14393.82, OS build-wise, at least in terms of revision numbers (obviously not the same *exact* OS).

    I haven't checked any other devices in the house, might though, it's weird stuff.
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    08-20-2016 06:24 PM
  8. mark233's Avatar
    ...Hard resetting my 950 ... it's ok --- will it make a difference? ... heck if I know. Lordy --- the trials of using Windows 10 mobile
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    08-20-2016 06:49 PM
  9. mark233's Avatar
    ...just fired up my 925 running 8.1 --- ..... like a breath of fresh air lol
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    08-20-2016 06:51 PM
  10. Mark F24's Avatar
    I think I got the "pointer" figured out.

    The map is North oriented, the pointer tells you which direction you are headed.....like a compass but it is in relation to the direction on the map, not as a live compass would point.

    IE: If I face north, the pointer points to the top of the map, if I face south the pointer points faces to the bottom of the map, south. Takes thinking when you have used a live compass! LOL! But I'm sure I'm just slow....
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    08-20-2016 07:00 PM
  11. karelj's Avatar
    Yeah..but the OP's issue seems to be that Maps on one of his/her phones does *not* have the orientation arrow.

    Mark233, what happens when you keep selecting the location icon in the right side floating menu bar?
    08-21-2016 01:40 AM
  12. Canjok's Avatar
    Interesting, my PC is 5.1608.2165.0, no pointer
    Does your Pc have a Magnetometer (Compass)? Without it, it shouldn't work.
    08-21-2016 04:29 AM
  13. Chintan Gohel's Avatar
    It also depends with the hardware, right?
    08-21-2016 06:45 AM
  14. gwinegarden's Avatar
    ...Hard resetting my 950 ... it's ok --- will it make a difference? ... heck if I know. Lordy --- the trials of using Windows 10 mobile
    Hard reset is a pain and overrated.
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    08-21-2016 07:02 AM
  15. Mark F24's Avatar
    It also depends with the hardware, right?
    I have a Dell Inspiron 11 3000 series 2 in 1 and it has the direction indicator but not accurate, and upon further review it does move. I cannot find a hardware listing that shows the 2 in 1 having a compass, but it must be using something, however inaccurate it may be.

    Edit: I found that it has a multi sensor of some kind, called HID sensor collection, I can't find exactlywhich sensors, but it has to know as the screen rotates if I turn it, like a phone. or tablet.
    Last edited by Mark F24; 08-21-2016 at 07:21 AM.
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    08-21-2016 07:09 AM
  16. Aamir Mustafa's Avatar
    I m facing a problem that I can not set my current location as home!!
    08-21-2016 07:48 AM
  17. mark233's Avatar
    Yeah..but the OP's issue seems to be that Maps on one of his/her phones does *not* have the orientation arrow.

    Mark233, what happens when you keep selecting the location icon in the right side floating menu bar?
    Selecting the location icon just seems to lock in my location.
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    08-21-2016 09:35 AM
  18. Krystianpants's Avatar
    My 950 DS maps version: 5.1606.1671.0 --- NO pointer

    My 830 maps version: 5.1608.2165.0 --- POINTER and works

    ...doesn't make sense to me. Also --- I feel that my 830 runs better than my 950 with the Anniversary Update.
    Discrepancy in Maps version, and 830 running better... sounds like your 950 needs a hard reset and a start from a clean install with no backup restore. I have the 950xl and 830. 950XL just blazes past anything 830 does. Granted 950XL is better than the 950, both should be better than 830.

    Are you running a lot of apps from SDcard on the 950? Do you have maps app installed on sdcard? Just seems weird that it wouldn't detect the latest version and upgrade.
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    08-21-2016 12:26 PM
  19. Maurizio Troso's Avatar
    Guess the phones runs different builds and different carriers
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    08-21-2016 12:30 PM
  20. mark233's Avatar
    Discrepancy in Maps version, and 830 running better... sounds like your 950 needs a hard reset and a start from a clean install with no backup restore. I have the 950xl and 830. 950XL just blazes past anything 830 does. Granted 950XL is better than the 950, both should be better than 830.

    Are you running a lot of apps from SDcard on the 950? Do you have maps app installed on sdcard? Just seems weird that it wouldn't detect the latest version and upgrade.
    I've finished hard reset (last night), no restore from backup so it's clean.
    No apps at all on the SD card
    08-21-2016 01:15 PM
  21. mark233's Avatar
    My 830 is LAT CV. The 950DS is the unlocked version I bought from Microsoft.
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    08-21-2016 01:18 PM
  22. TechFreak1's Avatar
    Think someone was or some were...

    funny-funny-animals-funny-comics-funny-images-favim.com-866089-2-.jpg

    When they signed off on the maps update...
    08-21-2016 05:59 PM
  23. EspHack's Avatar
    830 maps app is newer, we recently got magnetometer support(again, for like the 9th time) so it shows an arrow pointing to north, cause yo dis teh new ms! so your older mid ranger got an update before than la creme de la creme 2016 wp for some reason
    08-21-2016 11:40 PM
  24. urs mani's Avatar
    having followed fast ring until 10.0.14393.67 I oped out of insider builds, did a hard reset and set the 950xl up from scratch.
    I was excited to see the added compass feature that I missed so much since here maps. it worked nicely but since yesterday it stopped working. after much head scratching I decided to move the offline maps from the SDcard back to the device - which didn't help.

    only after finding this thread I checked the build number of maps: 5.1606.1671.0. how come maps were 'downgraded' to the previous version without the compass feature? didn't install any upgrades since the reset. any ideas?
    08-22-2016 02:25 PM
  25. mark233's Avatar
    having followed fast ring until 10.0.14393.67 I oped out of insider builds, did a hard reset and set the 950xl up from scratch.
    I was excited to see the added compass feature that I missed so much since here maps. it worked nicely but since yesterday it stopped working. after much head scratching I decided to move the offline maps from the SDcard back to the device - which didn't help.

    only after finding this thread I checked the build number of maps: 5.1606.1671.0. how come maps were 'downgraded' to the previous version without the compass feature? didn't install any upgrades since the reset. any ideas?
    Reference TechFreak1's post above. lol
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    08-22-2016 03:22 PM
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