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Samsung Galaxy J5 compass does not work

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The Samsung Galaxy J5 is one of the entry-level models from Samsung. Should you have bought your smartphone and have now installed a compass app from the Google Play Store, then ye shall be may be wondering that this is not working. You may even get an error message.

  Surely you now ask yourself: Is my Samsung Galaxy J5 compass defective?

The answer to this question is, unfortunately, no. Because the Samsung Galaxy J5 has no integrated magnetic sensor, which is needed for the compass app. It is thus with the Samsung Galaxy J5 unfortunately not possible in the compass function Apps to use, such as Google Maps, etc.. Besides the Compass app Samsung Galaxy J5 another missing standard sensors such as the gyroscope sensor or the touch sensor.

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Its vry stupid mobi....bcs no sensor working in this mobi...wht is use of this mobi.....vry useless mobi frm samsung...hw the nt forgeted this option....
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Yes you are right
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stupid mobile i hate it.samsung j5 .my google sky view is not working
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I already ask the salesgirl if it can use as compass..shetold me to download the compass apps..I guess she think I'm asking how to get the compass in the mobi..
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You can use Google maps because your location is coming down as mobile data or wifi. Google Maps have removed the compass from the display. Now, the blue triangle that marks your location, always points north. So Google maps can be used as a compass as long as you have a data connection.
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Yes you are right but how can i overcome this problem?
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Can we install magnatic sensor in j5...
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