BlackBerry Forums Support Community
              

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-25-2010, 05:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Model: 8700v
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Vodafone
Posts: 1
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default 8700v as a standalone Sat Nav

Please Login to Remove!

Hi I am new to the forum and need some help or advice
I have got a perfectly good 8700v which I no longer use (So no sim card or data plan) Is it possible to use it as a standalone sat nav by downloading software and getting a bluetooth gps receiver. I am in the UK, if the answer is yes then can anybody recomend software to download to pc then transfer via desktop manager.

Thanks in advance
Offline  
Old 03-30-2010, 04:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
 
woodyuk's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: West Yorkshire
Model: 9000
PIN: N/A
Carrier: Virgin Mobile UK
Posts: 120
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

The answer is no I'm afraid.

Blackberrys don't store apps on data cards so all BB sat nav apps download maps via your data connection as you travel,so even if you paired your 8700 with a gps receiver you would still need a working data connection in order for any sat nav app you install to work.
__________________
Please note:No Blackberrys were harmed in the making of this post.
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Oval GE Capacitor 25uF 440Vac 60HZ
$7.0
Oval GE Capacitor 25uF 440Vac 60HZ picture10 Panasonic ECA1VHG102 1000uF 35V 105C 20% Radial Electrolytic Capacitors
$6.99
10 Panasonic ECA1VHG102 1000uF 35V 105C 20% Radial Electrolytic Capacitors pictureLOT OF 2 - SPRAGUE CAPACITORS -- 85C 36DX10037 -- 400uF 300VNP -- 9816L 56
$9.99
LOT OF 2 - SPRAGUE CAPACITORS -- 85C 36DX10037 -- 400uF 300VNP -- 9816L 56 pictureOval GE Capacitor 20uF 440Vac 60HZ Lot of 2
$12.5
Oval GE Capacitor 20uF 440Vac 60HZ Lot of 2 pictureCDE 60uF 350v capacitor for Western Electric 300b 2A3 45 6V6 tube amplifier pre
$9.99
CDE 60uF 350v capacitor for Western Electric 300b 2A3 45 6V6 tube amplifier pre picture






Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.