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HT5467 Location Service not correct

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Jan 26, 2013 6:40 PM

My iPod touch shows my current location at a former address. It's been two months since I've moved. How do I correct this?

iPod touch, iOS 5.1.1
  • lllaass Level 10 Level 10 (134,995 points)
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    Jan 27, 2013 2:44 AM (in response to DrewJR424)

    For location the iPod uses the location of nearby wifi routers that are in Apple's database. You do not have to be connected to the network/router to use that router's location. Thus, it appears that the iPod can't see a nearby router that is in Apple's database. Apple continuously updated their database based on info they obtain from iPhones. No one has been able to find a way to inform Apple of a router or correct is location.

     

    You will just have to wait until Apple updates their database.

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