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Forum: GPS & Mapping 08-31-2010, 03:34 PM
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Posted By BlueSkyz
Yes, all on the same device.

Yes, all on the same device.
Forum: GPS & Mapping 08-31-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,307
Posted By BlueSkyz
GPS trouble with VZ Navigator

Has anyone else noticed that VZ Navigator (latest version) on the 9650 has been having trouble obtaining a location fix? I noticed intermittent trouble on Saturday, and complete failure to get a fix...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 08-31-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,554
Posted By BlueSkyz
For a VZ 9650, I found that loading telenav for...

For a VZ 9650, I found that loading telenav for Sprint/9630 seems to work well.
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 08-31-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,263
Posted By BlueSkyz
Possible cause .. GPS receiver

I've noticed the same problem with my 9650 since I got it. At first I thought it was a faulty battery, which I had replaced. After a few months of observation I've found that just about ANY...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 06-29-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,707
Posted By BlueSkyz
Well after waiting a week to see if the battery...

Well after waiting a week to see if the battery life would get any better (it didn't), I went to my local VZW store, and managed to get a new battery out of them. I'm VERY happy to report my 9650 is...
Forum: General 9600 Series Discussion - Tour 06-21-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,707
Posted By BlueSkyz
Poor battery life on 9650

Hi all,

So after over 3 years with my trusty 8830, I finally took the plunge and got a 9650. Unfortunately, I seem to have also took a huge plunge on battery life. I've now had the phone for 5 days,...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 06-09-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,097
Posted By BlueSkyz
I am getting the chirp on nearly every other...

I am getting the chirp on nearly every other call. Additionally I noticed today that my ringer profiles changed themselves. Wondering if this release is more trouble than its worth!
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 02-09-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 27,532
Posted By BlueSkyz
Error when downloading attachments on BES

Hey,

Anyone having a problem downloading attachments when on BES? I've had this issue since playing with some of the betas/prereleases, and had hoped a production version would have the issue...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-10-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,442
Posted By BlueSkyz
Sounds like a blast!

I'm game.... VZNav is already installed however, so I can only compare against what a non-VZNav'd device has in that field. Now to find the software......
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 12-02-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By BlueSkyz
Thumbs down Not exactly......

While it would be very nice of verizon to give us access to the GPS receiver, they still have not. For whatever reason the "GPS blocking mechanism" thats used to block Google maps, once activated...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-27-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By BlueSkyz
Exclamation VZNav doesn't play well with Google Maps

If anyone is having issues with VZNav acquiring GPS location, I've noticed that running google maps ANYTIME after booting the device will render VZnav useless (unable to obtain a location...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 11-27-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 31,224
Posted By BlueSkyz
Exclamation VZnav doesn't play well with Google Maps

If anyone is having issues with VZNav acquiring GPS location, I've noticed that running google maps ANYTIME after booting the device will render VZnav useless!

Thankfully I've also found that if...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 10-29-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,402
Posted By BlueSkyz
GPS "chip" works just fine in Europe

Based upon the single (I hope correct) assumption that the gps receiver in the 8830 is the same as the 8800, I can tell you that 1) it works just fine in Europe and 2) even works (to get GPS...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 09-09-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By BlueSkyz
Exclamation Getting to the root cause

Well its taken me three weeks and two units to figure out, but this is what I've found.

Using a STOCK VZW8830 with the off the shelf OS loaded, roaming in Toronto works 100% fine, and the battery...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-19-2007, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By BlueSkyz
Identify CDMA Roaming carrier?

Anyone know how to identify the CDMA carrier when the device is ROAMing?

Thanks!
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-17-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By BlueSkyz
Question Roaming problems in Ontario (VZW 8830)

Has anyone else had problems roaming with their VZW 8830s in Ontario? Sitting in one location I watch network coverage go from 1xEV (where voice and data work wonderfully), to the same signal...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-17-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,795
Posted By BlueSkyz
I recently saw my entire battery eaten up in 3/4...

I recently saw my entire battery eaten up in 3/4 of a day while roaming in Ontario (VZW 8830). The culprit actually appeared to be Google Maps, as I was seeing ALOT of TX/RX activity for a few hours...
Forum: General Legacy Device Discussion 08-10-2007, 01:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 644
Posted By BlueSkyz
Question Need 8800 OS v4.2.1.72

Hello!

Does anyone have or know where I can get 8800 OS v 4.2.1.72?

Thanks!!
Forum: BES Admin Corner 08-08-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,858
Posted By BlueSkyz
Exclamation Went down this road to a ruined weekend long ago...

I found that applying W2K3 SBS - SP2 to a BES server to be DISASTROUS. :x In fact I had to completely remove SP2 and then reinstall all hotfixes to restore normal operation. As an aside, I also...
Forum: GPS & Mapping 08-08-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,330
Posted By BlueSkyz
I know I'm opening a can of worms on this, but...

Were 3rd party apps able to use the GPS receiver prior to the availability of Bell's offering?

Thanks!
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