Microsoft Band Tip: Improving GPS Lock Times

Microsoft Band Tip: Improving GPS Lock Times

From time-to-time, Microsoft Band owners will complain about the length of time it takes for the fitness wearable to connect with GPS satellites. I’ve already laid out some explanations behind this in Reasons Why the Microsoft Band GPS Might Take Longer to Connect.

However, here’s something you may not know – and was just recently made clear to me…

According to a Microsoft source, if you open the Microsoft Health app on your smartphone and keep it running in the background, the Microsoft Band will utilize the smartphone link to lock the GPS satellite connection much quicker.

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