According to some users, the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is experiencing GPS connectivity issues. Affected consumers have taken to social media and Samsung community forums to raise their grievances. One of the common problems faced by most of the complainants is that there is no GPS signal available when using navigation apps like Google Maps and Waze. Samsung is aware of the GPS issues with the Galaxy S22 Ultra and is said to be working on a fix. However, the company has not yet provided a concrete timeline as to when users will get their GPS problems resolved.
According to user report which is Have you seen Samsung releases GPS, on community forums Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Making it difficult for them to use navigation apps. Phone shows ‘GPS discovered’ message when they use Google Map or Waze,
Some users were able to temporarily fix GPS connectivity issues by restarting their phone and re-enabling their location settings. However, this does not completely solve the issues as after sometime the connectivity problem starts again.
Some users of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra have also complained on Twitter. Samsung has not yet given clarity to the users.
10 days of using s22 ultra and not working with maps etc with gps is a big problem. Looking at the Samsung forums this is a common problem. Samsung Sort it ASAP otherwise you’ll have a lot of product back, mine included.
— ben rogers (@ben_rogers92) 15 March 2022
Ho problemi kon il GPS quando sono in movemento non vien reliveto. Inoltre il software and ancora pio di bug and non compatible con il massimo delle fanzionelita che potrebe of friar cercho dispositivo. Exynos secondo me stata una falla
— simone (@simone14536398) 2 March 2022
User reports suggest that GPS issues are largely affecting consumers in Europe, and the Galaxy S22 Ultra model affected has one Exynos SOC. However, it is yet to be confirmed if the same problems are affecting users with the Snapdragon-version of the phone.
Gadgets 360 has reached out to Samsung for comment on the problems being faced by consumers. This report will be updated when the company responds.
Notably, the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra carries in India and some other markets Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SOC. Its Exynos variant is limited to certain European regions as well as markets including South Korea.