I have a new smartphone: Doogee T6. According to Sensor Box, it has both a magnetic sensor and an accelerometer sensor.

Image from Sensor Box for Android

My installed spirit level works fine, but no compass app seems to work.

Any ideas as to how I can get a working compass... and if possible a working AR on Pokemon Go where it tells me that it does not detect the orientation of the phone :-)

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Unfortunately, I assume, your phone does not have a magnetic compass.

Some sources do confirm this assumption:

  • Well, that's my conclusion too :-) Some page says it has compass, some says not - that's why I tried the app and asked in here as well Aug 18, 2016 at 10:02

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