What you need to know
- Some users are reporting that their iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro GPS isn't accurate.
- Some are seeing the issue in the Waze app, while others are using Strava.
- Strava in particular is blaming Apple.
If you're struggling with an iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro that whose GPS just won't work reliably, you aren't alone. In fact, over on Reddit you'll find a few people reporting problems using Waze, Strava, and more.
One Strava user has been working with the developer of the app to try and get to the bottom of things. And so far, they're blaming Apple.
Other users have chimed in to say that they've also been having problems with GPS-enabled apps, including the popular Waze mapping app.
But wait, theres more.
And on it goes. These reports appear to be sporadic although they are all related to the 2019 iPhones. Whether that means this is a software or hardware issue, it's difficult to tell. It's also possible that the issue isn't as big as it might appear – people with perfectly working iPhones don't post to Reddit to say so, after all.
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.
Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.