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Why does my phone think i'm in another city?

When ever I search for near by places I am directed to Chicago. Can I fix this. I have an iPhone 5s.

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Message 1 of 26
ACE - Expert

Re: Soulition not found.

it depends on where the ip address the phone has was registered with ICANN.  

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Message 21 of 26
ACE - Expert

Re: Soulition not found.


@GLIMMERMAN76 wrote:

it depends on where the ip address the phone has was registered with ICANN.  


@Busternutt

 

dns servers are pain in the rear....  My home ip addy will say im in IOWA sometimes because of ICANN.

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Message 22 of 26
Contributor

Re: Soulition not found.

Because that is where your server is.... Means your location is either off or gps is not picking it up.

 

 

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Message 23 of 26
Contributor

Re: Soulition not found.

Same issue here, exept my iPhone 6s thinks I live in Atlanta.  I live in Memphis.  To my knowledge, my phone has never even been to Atlanta.

Message 24 of 26
Contributor

Re: Soulition not found.

You are calling this a Solution?  You don't think we have tried that?  You are nuts!  This is no solution at all. 

Message 25 of 26
Contributor

Re: Soulition not found.

Settings

General

Reset

Reset privacy & location

 

Then try "whatever" near me

Follow Google prompts

Allow location

Etc etc...

 

Fixed my annoying is 

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