Very often magnetic compass on phones give wrong results. Actually, in addition to very expensive military equipment, only electronic compass i could believe is on some Garmin handhelds.
Fast and intuitive way to check if compass gives correct results is drawing Sun and Moon on compass dial - if sun [moon] is where display draw them, then compass works OK, if not it needs a calibration.
Competitor already [actually from ancient times] have this [attached cropped screenshot], though only Sun.
Adding Moon is even more useful - at the night landmarks usually are not visible, and only way to know if compass works OK is position of Moon. Though, adding Moon is probably harder than adding Sun, - i couldn't find correct formula for Moon position [contrary to Sun] after hour or so searching.
I know that AQ should warn user if compass needs calibration, but that works only if compass is "crazy", not for "ordinary" cases"
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