I have not tested it on the road yet but along with making sure you have the GPS set to "Location on" also do the following:
1)Options (the icon that looks like a wrench)>
5)then hit your blackberry button (not sure what else to call it, the button that brings up the window that lets you "Close" or "Switch application") and you should see "Edit Permissions" and click it>
6)then on that screen you should see 3 options (connections, interactions, user data) highlight the option to the right of "Connections" it should say either "allow" "default" or "deny" make sure it is set to "allow">
7)now, while you have "allow" still highlighted, click the blackberry button again and click "expand">then scroll down to "Location (GPS)" and make sure it is set to "Allow".
Like I said, I have not tested it yet. These instructions are for a Sprint Blackberry Curve 8330 with Sprint's official 4.3 OS (their latest one), but it may work on other models and OS's, not sure since I just have the one. While sitting at home and opening Goggle Maps it seems to use the cell tower location, but I have not tried to use it outside yet, so it may just default to the cell tower method when it doesn't have a good enough GPS signal. Remember, for GPS to work your device must have a clear view of the sky. It should pick up the signal through your car windows just fine, but if you are inside somewhere or under a large roof, overhang, etc... it can't get a signal. Give it a try, I hope this is the answer.
Well mine works and aquires the gps however just like the curve it is off a bit. However both times I have been indoors. Gps works off of multiple satellites the more you are reading the more accurate it is.
Just got a storm today and I'm still new with the Blackberry. (had a Curve for 3 weeks before exchanging it for the Storm today). How do I download Blackberry Maps. When I try to do it from the internet it says my device is not supported. Any ideas?
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