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Old 09-30-2008, 12:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I just got this phone a week ago and I don't know anything about it. Is there way?
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You can download and use BBMaps and GoogleMaps for free, but you need a BB data plan to make them work. Check the GPS section for lots more info.

If you want to learn how to use the device, you should read the user guide that came with it and the FAQ here.
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ok u have a usb cord if thats what u mean by BB data plan. Do I Dl the maps from this site and then drag them on my phone threw destop manageR?
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You cannot download maps. That is why you need a BB data plan from your carrier. Tha USB cable is only used to sync with your PC via Desktop Manager. Maps are constantly downloaded as you move and cannot be stored on the device or the SD card. There are a couple apps that can download all the maps I think, but I cannot vouch for how good they work.

As I said in my previous post, check out the GPS section for more info. And read your user's guide.
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ok u have a usb cord if thats what u mean by BB data plan.
Um, no. They're two entirely different things. One is a cable. The other is a service that you get from your carrier.
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