Only Apple makes i Phones, so it has extremely tight control over how the software and hardware work together.

On the other hand, Google offers the Android software to many phone makers, including Samsung, HTC, LG, and Motorola.

Step 4: i Tunes will issue a prompt for whether you want to restore the device to its factory settings. Step 5: Wait a few minutes until the restoration is complete. Step 6: The Hello screen will pop up and ask you to set up.

On the other hand, Android 8, codenamed Oreo, was ​running on just 0.2% of Android devices more than 8 weeks after its release.​ Even its predecessor, Android 7, was only running on about 18% of devices more than a year after its release.

The makers of the phones – not users – control when the OS is released for their phones and, as stats shows, most companies are very slow to update.

Remember to have backups of important data and make sure your device's battery has at least a 50 percent charge before you attempt any of the fixes.

Some other ways to counter the GPS issue are as follows.

How to Fix the Issue A method to help counter the problem is to restore your i Pad or i Phone through i Tunes and set it up as a new device.

One user says this helped him get GPS access again.It's not simple; both offer a lot of great features and they may seem basically the same other than brand and price.However, a closer look shows that there are some key differences.Because many companies make Android devices, you have to pick both a brand and a model, which can be a bit confusing.Some may prefer the greater choice Android offers, but others appreciate Apple's simplicity and quality.Another user said: "I also have this issue, i OS 8.4 on an i Phone 6 .