Reset wifi location ?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by jmmo20, Jul 10, 2013.

  1. jmmo20 macrumors 65816

    Jun 15, 2006
    I have recently moved to a different city in the UK. I have a home wifi network made up of 2 Airport Extremes. During the move, I moved the airport extremes and only changed cable providers. (so, same Wifi network, same BSSID, same MACs, different IPs).

    Now my iPhone/iPads are still positioning me in my old city when I'm inside my house (and therefore no GPS signal).

    is there any way to reset the wifi location database that Apple uses?
  2. cynics macrumors G4

    Jan 8, 2012
    What happens when you walk outside but stay within wifi range? Is that possible?

    If so I'd try turning wifi on and off when you get GPS reception.
  3. jmmo20 thread starter macrumors 65816

    Jun 15, 2006
    I get located properly. But then after a few minutes (I don't know - like 15-30 minutes) I get located back in my old place.
  4. Bear macrumors G3

    Jul 23, 2002
    Sol III - Terra
    It might not work, but you could try changing your SSID.
  5. cynics macrumors G4

    Jan 8, 2012
    Hmm sorry I can't help more. If it hasn't been very long I'd try to wait and see if it automatically corrects itself. It had to learn that wifi was at your old place so it should be able to relearn.

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