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Calibrate the compass

Calibrate the compass
Difficulty: Easy
Android device used: Google Nexus 4
Android version: Android 4.2
App used: Compass (free)

Some devices have problem with their compass. Others with their G Sensor (we arleady solved this problem).

It’s easy to calibrate your compass using a free app.


1. Vidit Play Store from your phone and find the app

2. Download and open the app

3. Go to the Settings of the app (down right 3 dots)

4. Choose calibrate

5. Hold the device parallel to the ground (display showing up)

6. Move the phone to figure 8 pattern, 5 seconds to make a full circle

7. Try to stay away from magnetic fields, as far as you can. The direction of rotation doesn’t matter

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