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Question about GPS on new firmware

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by greenskeeper, Sep 9, 2015.

  1. greenskeeper

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    Can I use my phone as a hot spot tethered to my ipad mini 2 and have GPS? Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Sammynels

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    I tried. I couldn't get it to work myself.
     
  3. msinger

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    People are saying this works. Give it a shot and report back.

    If it does not work, you can find some compatible GPS receivers here. They'll add GPS to your iPad via a Bluetooth connection.
     
  4. Sammynels

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    Thanks as usual msinger! Thanks for all your time and contributions.
     
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  5. Oso

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    What's your guess as to how many times you have posted this same link in the last few days?
     
  6. msinger

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    This is quite the popular question lately.
     
  7. greenskeeper

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    Well, has anybody reported back? What's the answer?
     
  8. Sammynels

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    It doesn't work for me. I tether my iPad mini 2 (wifi only) to my iPhone Plus with LTE and it tethers fine and the iPad mini 2 knows where it is on the map (GPS) but the follow me function just doesn't work! There is a weird missing link with programming or something.
     
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  9. greenskeeper

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    Thanks Sammy, I also use the hot spot when flying but haven't tried it with the new firmware. It works fine when just flying, kind of odd why it won't work with new fw. Anyway, thanks again.
     
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    Mine doesn't work either (iPad 2 with iPhone 6 LTE as hotspot) my P3 pro just drifts and turns in random directions....
     
  11. Zx9rider

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    I tether my iPad mini2 to my android phone (OnePlus One) and it works perfect. Very easy to do.

    Sent from my A0001 using Tapatalk
     
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    Just to be clear, you are saying that you can tether your phone to your iPad and it will transfer GPS data that can be used for GPS at RC functions such as dynamic home point and Follow Me?
     
  13. Zx9rider

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    OSH, I think I misspoke. Sorry. I tether and the maps work, but I have not flown since the latest upgrade. Sorry for the confusion.

    Sent from my A0001 using Tapatalk
     
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