Why is there no location tracking when I select some of the movement activities from the Galaxy Watch4?
Where can I force it to track me?
Hi, Could you please confirm if you have activated the location feature on your device?
Of course I have localization turned on when I want to workout. It looks like this type of exercise doesn't track location which is quite a mistake.
As you can see in this picutres, there is no GPS sign on the top of the screen while windsurfing, but while running it is present.
Hi, If you are referring to the Get location feature, this feature is discontinued.
Your reply doesn't relate to the reported issue. I confirmed the same bug as the OP.
I just tried a windsurfing session today and no GPS location was reported! Just like you said. Running has GPS but windsurfing doesn't have GPS. How can we get this fixed? Windsurfers record GPS for speed and tracking purposes.
Any news on this? It has to be fixed!
It is most probably a very simple fix. I guess someone who is not a windsurfer has thougt that gps-positioning isn't interesting when windsurfing.
(I have the same issue with the kite-surfing activity.)
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I wonder if Samsung is interested in changing this. I have read a lot of complains but Samsung doesn't seem to do anything about it.
One of the primarily reason for me to buy a Galaxy Watch4 was to use it to track my windsurfing and kitesurfing and give me the oppurtunity to call for help if needed.
Why not add a setting to enable/disable gps for the activities?
.....and offcourse also:
- make it possible to change activity type afterwards
- edit/cut/shrink an activity if you have forgotten to stop it
- and a dream scenario would be if Samsung developed fuctionalities as on real windsurfing watches such as fastest 2-seconds, fastest 30-seconds, etc. for the activities windsurfing and kitesurfing.
My primary reason was exactly as yours, call for help if needed, but..... The tracking windsurfing without GPS is a joke. I tried to select cycling instead of windsurfing because of gps and I lost the session twice because the watch was heat and enter a kind of "safe mode", turning off the activities. So sad, I went out of water, grab my Trex Pro with is pretty good windsurfing, but unfortunately doesn't have LTE option.
I'm windsurfer as well, use bike training instead of windsurfing.
Not so nice...
Is anyone monitoring this thread? I just windsurfed for 6hrs and no gpa. Super disappointed. Please fix.