Thread: GPS on 9700
View Single Post
Old 11-26-2010, 12:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
Dubdub's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: New Hampshire
Model: App6+
PIN: Ask
Carrier: ATT & Verizon
Posts: 20,038
Post Thanks: 52
Thanked 777 Times in 737 Posts
Default Re: GPS on 9700

There is no icon for GPS. You need a BB data plan and a map application such as GooogleMaps or BBMaps. AT&T blocks BBMaps for whatever reason so download Google Maps.

To get GPS to work with the maps, you need to have "Location Services" on and be outside with a clear view of the sky. It can take about 20 minutes or so to find yourself. I recommend starting GoogleMaps as it locates you within 2500 meters or so using cell tower data and triangulation which speeds up the GPS lock on process.
-->>BB FAQ

-->>Stinsonddog's Tip Site!


If someone helps, tell them by clicking the Thanks button.!!
Offline   Reply With Quote