1. Dadman's Avatar
    I've tried setting up Reminders to notify me when I get to work or home. The problem is that the GPS (in Reminders or the iPhone) is way off, more than a mile. So it doesn't think I've arrived at my location.

    Anyone else dealing with this?
    10-12-2011 11:49 PM
  2. auntiewiv's Avatar
    I've had problems too but this is what I have discovered. Firstly, reminders only uses the GPS occasionally. It relies more on cell site and wifi data to figure out where you are. Battery saving i suppose. Secondly, the location it uses when you set a reminder is very vague. My home address comes up as "54-146 some street" As I have my exact address stored in my phone as "74 some street" the location reminders fail when I select home as the reminder location. If I use google maps to store that vague address in my contacts as my home address I can select that as my location for the reminder and it works perfectly!

    Hope I explained that ok.

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    10-13-2011 12:39 AM