1. Baimer's Avatar
    I have a 8830 For business and I was wondering if anyone knew how to unlock the GPS on the unit.. Let me know
    08-13-07 10:24 AM
  2. kasperapd's Avatar
    Well, you posted in the 8830 forum, you asked about an 8830 in the thread, but you have 8800 with AT&T in your profile info. Which one do you have?
    08-13-07 11:30 AM
  3. Baimer's Avatar
    I have a 8800 for personal use and a 8830 for business..hence me posting in the 8830 forum
    08-13-07 11:49 AM
  4. anton980's Avatar
    isnt it unlocked by default?
    if not - options - advanced - GPS - Location On should do it. And you'd probably need to allow whichever application you'll be using to access GPS features.
    08-13-07 01:17 PM
  5. JimmyNorton's Avatar
    I dont think anyone has unlocked it yet.
    read this ---> forums.crackberry.com(DELETE THIS)/f61/rim-says-8830-gps-autonomous-1921/
    08-13-07 01:42 PM
  6. JimmyNorton's Avatar
    take out my (delete this) i cant post url's yet
    08-13-07 01:43 PM
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    08-13-07 01:44 PM
  8. Baimer's Avatar
    So there is nothing out there that will unlock it hmmm whats the point of having it on the phone then..
    08-13-07 02:01 PM
  9. dgburns's Avatar
    So there is nothing out there that will unlock it hmmm whats the point of having it on the phone then..
    Other than complain to Verizon Customer Service, or return it to Verizon and get an unlocked Sprint 8830, apparently there is nothing you can do about it yet. Verizon doesn't feel YOU who bought a device have a right to use all the capability of said device, on their network. At least until they have fully figured out how to charge you extra for the "priveledge" of using all of your device's capabilities.
    08-13-07 03:46 PM
  10. eduardjm@usc.edu's Avatar
    Other than complain to Verizon Customer Service, or return it to Verizon and get an unlocked Sprint 8830, apparently there is nothing you can do about it yet. Verizon doesn't feel YOU who bought a device have a right to use all the capability of said device, on their network. At least until they have fully figured out how to charge you extra for the "priveledge" of using all of your device's capabilities.
    Yes, VZNaviagtor is expected for smartphone devices from Verizon by year's end. Nothing official has been announced, but you can expect the standard $9.99 monthly charge for VZNavigator (is it still $10? I've never had that service).
    08-14-07 12:47 PM
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