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Old 02-06-2009, 07:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i have a 9530, with verizon. i want my gps to work with google maps. problem is, verizon has disabled gps functionality with any application besides vz navigator.

is there a non carrier branded os? or an os that doesnt suppress the gps functionality in the storm?

i need to know what options there are, and what i can do to get my gps working without vz navigator.

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Old 02-06-2009, 07:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Read this link... some say it works for them.

Loading a different OS to the device won't do it. Make sure you have turn Location ON in Options > GPS.

Google Maps 3.0 - GPS?
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Old 02-06-2009, 11:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Verizon has NOT disabled GPS for anything it is unlocked!!!! It doesn't work for google because there is a legal hang up with there software. The GPS works for weather bug, BBMaps, the cop tracker software that I can't recall the name of lol, and others
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Verizon has NOT disabled GPS for anything it is unlocked!!!! It doesn't work for google because there is a legal hang up with there software. The GPS works for weather bug, BBMaps, the cop tracker software that I can't recall the name of lol, and others
Trapster is the cop one it also works for nav4all
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