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It could be that the new update needed an extra permission. If that is the case, your app won't update automatically. It needs yo to accept the new permissions first.
I've had devices get their compasses screwed up. Just re-calibrate and see if that fixes it: How can I calibrate the compass on my phone? If you have done that and its still incorrect do try it again in a different location, perhaps outside away from any metal just to be sure.
I believe the "spiky thing" you refer to is a little blue arrow, is that correct? If so, I think what it actually displays is your direction of travel (on the map). If you are standing still, it probably show your last known (or assumed) direction of travel. This same issue confused me greatly when I got my first smart-phone, but I'm pretty sure what I ...
Locus supports that by a built-in function On Board Map Calibrator. You can overlay and calibrate any picture over any map source supported by Locus.
Google Maps is no static road map but rather a dynamic source of maps for all around the world. Maps can change every now and then and old maps will be invalid. As far as I know there should be an attempt to update those maps or at least check for an update. Else just stick with that behavior of Maps as it's no issue for the majority of users.
It was sdcard permission issue. I had to flash 5.0 and then 5.0.1 again from fastboot. everything works fine now.
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