1. CrackBerry Question's Avatar
    Hi!
    My Passport its with no GPS Signal.
    It detects a spot near my house, but when I drive, it get's stuck.
    I guess he is doing triangulation with the signal towers, and no gps signal.
    I did use a app that trys to detect gps satellite, and nothing, it worked at first the navigation, when I Both the unit, then the gsm chip broke, and after that, no gsm signal, even offline (genius gps app).

    I did a hard reset and nothing, Im mad!
    The phone with out gps its nothing now days.

    I have the last update from the bb OS.

    I question: the gps can work with out a gsm chip?

    Please Help meu Out....
    06-28-16 05:53 PM
  2. Lusitano17's Avatar
    GPS should still work without Sim card.

    Have you tried BBVE to help troubleshoot your device?
    Are satellites identified ?
    You've noted that you're on latest OS...which one specifically...you may need to reload OS with BB LINK.

    Posted via CB10
    06-29-16 04:08 AM
  3. gemballa81's Avatar
    ....and after that, no gsm(GPS) signal, even offline (genius gps app).(i was trying to say)

    with BBVE the gps signal was reproved...I stayed 3 minutes trying to catch the signal outside my office...

    the version is 10.3.2.2836, the locaction services it's on....

    thanks Lusa...what can it be?

    Passport its a great unit, but sims the use cheap components to assemble it
    06-29-16 05:50 AM
  4. gemballa81's Avatar
    I did agin the test on bbve and detected 2 satellites....not more then this...
    and it's hard to get out from 0
    06-29-16 06:08 AM
  5. gemballa81's Avatar
    the signal is very very weak...
    06-29-16 06:25 AM
  6. scrannel's Avatar
    OK, if you are using "cell tower GPS" (which isn't real GPS) you need a cell signal. Otherwise, have you tried running an app called "GPS Status"? It's an Android app ported over and avail on BB World. It will often "wake up" your real GPS.
    06-29-16 08:59 AM
  7. gemballa81's Avatar
    hi! i have a cell sign, i broke a pin on gsm card, and got fixed. I dont have data , only wifi
    I will install this program and downgrade de os ...to check out what happen
    06-29-16 03:38 PM

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