Over few months a go, we posted how to fix GPS issue on Acer Iconia Tab A500 by editing the gps.conf to boost GPS lock. Fortunately, the problem is not hardware problems so fixing GPS problem on Acer Iconia A500 tablet is easy. But not for Samsung Galaxy S I9000 and I9001 which facing the GPS issue due to hardware issue.
You can fix GPS problem on Samsung Galaxy S I9000 and I9001 by following some instruction on xda forum since one of member forum has just post the picture and instruction how to fix. Nevertheless, you must have skill to tear off your Galaxy S and soldering the GPS antenna connection.
It must to do on hardware levels since no settings, no gpsaids, and no other solution helped. Problem happens due to bad ground connectivity between mainboard and antenna. It is conduced by conductivity rubber. This kind of rubber was used for old Nokia 8210 for connect display to mainboard. It was the mayor fault for Nokia 8210.
The solution is by removing rubber and solders the antenna to GPS ground mainboard, but the solution will avoid warranty and need good skill to do.
There are two solutions posted in original page, where the first solution is easier compare to second solution but the best solution is second one. The second solution is clean but harder to solder. Therefore, if you have lack of skill to do the GPS final fix let bring your Galaxy S to your trusted skillful technician or bring your phone to closer Samsung service Center in your town.
However, this GPS fix only capable for Galaxy S I9000 and I9001, visit the original page to get updated information and perhaps others Samsung Galaxy S models. Follow the instruction thoroughly and ensure you solder the correct part by following the picture that posted on original page. We hope that it become final fix GPS problem on Samsung Galaxy S I9000 and I9001.