Fixes to Solve iPhone GPS Not Working on iOS 13/12/11

Something goes wrong with your iPhone GPS? Or the iPhone GPS not working? Well, no matter what GPS problem you have, this post is going to help by summing up several suggesting solutions for your iPhone GPS problem.

By iMobie | Posted on: Jan. 10, 2018, Last Updated: Sep. 19, 2019

There is no doubt that GPS is very helpful and important for us in our daily lives. With it, people will never get lost and always know where they are. However, recently some iPhone users reflect that there is something that goes wrong with the GPS on their iPhone. The location on Apple Maps, Google Maps is way off, varies from a few meters and a few kilometers. Even Some newest iPhone has met these problems too, like iPhone Xs and iPhone Xr. And this frequently happens after the update to new iOS. Well, while the iOS 13 was released recently and so was the iOS 12.4, the GPS not working issues are on the front line again.

So here in this post, we’ll sum up some troubleshooting tips to help. If the same problem appears on your device that your location services on iPhone not working after update to new iOS, keep reading this post to try the suggesting solutions.

PhoneRescue – Best iOS Repair Tool

PhoneRescue for iOS is a professional iOS system repair software, download and use it to recover lost/deleted iOS data or repair the iOS system error easily and quickly.

How to Fix iPhone GPS Not Working on iOS 13/12/11

iPhone GPS does not work problems which can be due to a lot of varying reasons. Maybe it’s the network connectivity is poor, which influences the GPS and also performs poorly. Or the GPS in the device is actually broken and thus it exhibits faulty GPS services. Or it’s can be the iOS system error which causes the GPS problem, for this one, luckily we can use the iOS Repair Tools of PhoneRescue for iOS to fix this system error and rule this reason out. And also there are other reasons contribute to this problem, and the following are some tips and tricks for “how to fix iPhone  GPS not working new iOS”.

Method 1. Check the GPS signal. Firstly, make sure it’s not the weak signal strength that causing your iPhone’s GPS to show the wrong location (normally the GPS signal in the outdoor is stronger than indoor).

Method 2. Refresh your location service and check the App’s location permissions. Go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services and turn the Location Services toggle the switch off and then on again. Then make sure the location service enabled for the app you have problem with (You can choose Never/ While using the app/ Always, which lets the app see your current location.).

Fix iPhone GPS Not Working on iOS 13

Fix iPhone GPS Not Working on iOS 13

Method 3. Reset Location and Network Settings. Go to Settings > General > Reset. Reset Location and Network Settings. Go to Settings > General > Reset. From there, tap Reset Location & Privacy button or Reset Network Settings button and then enter your password to reset them individually.

Fix iPhone GPS Not Working on iOS 13

Fix iPhone GPS Not Working on iOS 13

Method 4. Restore your iPhone. Erase everything and start over is also a choice to get things back on track. So maybe you can try restoring your device via iTunes to fix the problems.

Fix iPhone GPS Not Working on iOS 13

Fix iPhone GPS Not Working on iOS 13

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to fix your iPhone GPS not working on new iOS, and may it be helpful to you. If you have any problems, welcome to connect us or just leave your comments in the below section.


Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as an anime lover. Like to share solutions on iOS and Android related problems.