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Old 09-12-2006, 11:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am in need of therapy. i have searched all day for a solution to get the new google amps to work. I have searched all throgh this forum and no help. I have added the wap.voicestream.com to my apn setting and still no help. I breifly had it working, but now it wont. Has anyone been able to get this program to work. Thanks
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Old 09-13-2006, 12:22 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That's what I want to know before I buy it. I hope it works.
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Old 09-13-2006, 01:11 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I have google maps working on mine. All I did was add the apn settings. It works great for me.
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Old 09-13-2006, 12:58 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I have tried to download Google Maps on my 8100 from Google Maps and Google Maps with no success. I get to the download screen, but it then fails when trying to download. When I get there it shows the Size as 0. Any thoughts? I'm a Google Maps fanatic!
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Old 09-13-2006, 01:00 PM   #5 (permalink)
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works great for me. best program and 411 ever!
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Old 09-13-2006, 01:01 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I put the voicestream settings in the APN, downloaded Google Maps and it works perfect for me!
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Old 09-13-2006, 01:31 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I put the voicestream settings in the APN, downloaded Google Maps and it works perfect for me!
I downloaded Goole maps as well. It works for a few minutes and then I get an error saying that I don't have a network connection anymore (although I do - the browser and email still work fine.)

I put the usual "wap.voicestream.com" in for the APN. Did you put anything in for the username or password? I left mine blank.
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Old 09-13-2006, 02:27 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Where do you find the apn to change it
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Google Maps is free. wap.voicestream.com in the APN spot is correct. Leave the other fields blank.
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Old 09-13-2006, 02:40 PM   #10 (permalink)
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The APN is in advanced settings under TCP.

I get java null pointer exceptions when trying to get directions from Google Maps however.
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Where do I find the apn settings
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Old 09-13-2006, 03:36 PM   #12 (permalink)
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what is the difference between google maps and blackberry maps
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Old 09-13-2006, 03:39 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Ostensibly they do the same thing. I, and many other here, feel Google simply does it better. I find Google Maps to be much faster than Blackberry Maps.

The APN setting is: wap.voicestream.com
Leave the Username and Password blank.

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Old 09-13-2006, 03:39 PM   #14 (permalink)
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The APN is in advanced settings under TCP.

I get java null pointer exceptions when trying to get directions from Google Maps however.
I just tried directions and got the same error??
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I just tried directions and got the same error??

GoogleMapsMobile is running fine. I can not, for the life of me, figure out how to zoom in on a map, but it works fine.....I can zoom out but not in. The I button fucntions as a number and I can not get it to soom in. Ideas?
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is there any other way to download google maps to your phone? when i go to google.com/gmm i can not download it because my I.T. dept blocks me from downloading 3rd party applications
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GoogleMapsMobile is running fine. I can not, for the life of me, figure out how to zoom in on a map, but it works fine.....I can zoom out but not in. The I button fucntions as a number and I can not get it to soom in. Ideas?
It doesn't work like the 7100's? On my 7100t 4 zooms out, 6 zooms in?
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It doesn't work like the 7100's? On my 7100t 4 zooms out, 6 zooms in?

Will try, but after I do a search for a location the number button just jump around the map to the various locations and I can't zoom in. The O button zooms out but the i button doesnt zoom in.
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Am I the only person that can't even get google maps to download to my BB? When I go to Google Maps, I choose to download and then push download. I then get an error that it couldn't download. It is weird that the size shows '0'. Any other way to download it?
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Quote:
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Will try, but after I do a search for a location the number button just jump around the map to the various locations and I can't zoom in. The O button zooms out but the i button doesnt zoom in.

Clicking the trackball zooms in.
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