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Old 04-18-2011, 06:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was just curious, I have BlackBerry Protect installed on my BlackBerry Curve 8520.. Its ment to be capable of tracking the BlackBerry.. How is this possible when the 8520 model doesn't fully support GPS?
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It doesn't track. It will show you location each time you submit the command to show location.

I don't know what if anything it can do with a BlackBerry model that doesn't have GPS. Best case is it might show you location within a radius about a cell tower location, but I don't know if it has that capability.

It is easy enough to test, however. Do it and post back what happens. Worst case is you get a message that that feature isn't supported on your model BlackBerry.
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I have it on my BB and it does need a GPS to do any location display when logged into the support site.
Works very good with a 9700.
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Can the program use cell tower triangulation - not nearly as accurate but it can get to with-in several hundred feet or less depending on the number of towers.
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See the post above yours. It is correct.
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