Originally Posted by Phil Jarvis
I've been using Garmin Mobile GPS on my 8830 for about a week. I like Garmin as that's what I have in my car. Had a problem at first that it took 8-10 minutes for satellite acquisition. Talked to Garmin and Alltel. Alltel said to try the free trial of TeleNav. I downloaded that software and immediately the Garmin satellite acquisition began connecting immediately. Really weird. I'm going to wait awhile before deleting the TeleNav app; hopefully Garmin will still work the same. Really like it.
Do NOT NOT NOT remove Telenav. You will bork Garmin! I did exactly that. Telenav installs services you need to use the on-board GPS system. Alltel does not supply those services for whatever reason when they sell you the handset. If you uninstall Telenav, Garmin will revert to taking 15-20 minutes to acquire. AND you will not be able to reinstall Telenav, even as a demo.
How do I know this? I did it and screwed myself. I ended up buying a bluetooth GPS receiver so I could use Garmin. Even so it was cheaper than Telenav. No, it is not as convenient since now I have to turn on the receiver and you only have navigation when you have the receiver.
So don't take Telenav off.
If anyone knows how I cna reinstall Telenav as a demo, I would like to know. Obviously something is stored somewhere but I don't know where.