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 ====== Why is my compass not working properly when standing and how to calibrate my compass?====== ====== Why is my compass not working properly when standing and how to calibrate my compass?======
  
-While moving, Android calculates the orientation of phone using the GPS data, compass, and data provided by the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gyroscope|gyroscope]]. That's why the orientation is usually correctwhile your are moving. Once your are standing, the gyroscope as well as the GPS data don't change anymore, so your phone has to rely on its compass.+While moving, Android calculates the orientation of phone using the GPS data, compass, and data provided by the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gyroscope|gyroscope]]. That's why the orientation is usually correct while your are moving. Once your are standing, the gyroscope as well as the GPS data don't change anymore, so your phone has to rely on its compass.
  
 First of all, not every Android phone has a compass, so if you perceive orientation issues while standing, this might be due to a missing compass. If you are not sure if you have compass, you can find out by using the [[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cpuid.cpu_z|CPU-Z app]]. Good news is, that calibrating your compass is very easy. First of all, not every Android phone has a compass, so if you perceive orientation issues while standing, this might be due to a missing compass. If you are not sure if you have compass, you can find out by using the [[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cpuid.cpu_z|CPU-Z app]]. Good news is, that calibrating your compass is very easy.
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