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Old 01-30-2008, 04:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello everyone. I'm interested in getting a BB and know that it has a BB map function. I checked out a lot of posts on here, but couldn't find the answer I need.

Is it possible to use the BB map offline so that I don't have to subscribe to any BB plans? If not, is there any other map that I can download and transfer to the BB to allow this offline mapping in Hong Kong? Thanks very much in advance for any help offered.
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Old 01-30-2008, 04:15 AM   #2 (permalink)
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you can't use bbMaps without connecting to the net, but you can use Gmaps offline, by downloading maps from google into your sd card
GPS...No Internet/Data Plan, or subscripion??
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Wow. That was a quick reply. I will check into it. I am using a windows mobile device now (the dash - bad audio quality) and am wanting to get a used curve 8300. The map function is something that I really want to have in my next phone.
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Wow. That was a quick reply. I will check into it. I am using a windows mobile device now (the dash - bad audio quality) and am wanting to get a used curve 8300. The map function is something that I really want to have in my next phone.
If you like maps, make sure to get the model 8310 because that one has the built-in GPS.
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BTW you don't need a specific BB plan to download the google maps, only a GPRS subscription....
offcourse you still need the GPRS subscription
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