1. Loaner417's Avatar
    I've read plenty about how Verizon has disabled GPS functionality with
    Google maps (is there a way to unlock it?) but I can't even get a
    basic version of Google Mobile Maps to load on my new Verizon BB Curve
    8330. I've tried downloading it OTA and I was prompted to save a CAB
    file. I saved the file (tried saving to both the device and the
    extra memory card) and was told that it saved sucessfully. I expected
    to see a new icon that would launch mobile maps but no luck. The list
    of applications also does not show google mobile maps. I've also read
    where changing the theme can "reveal" program icons my carrier might
    try and block. That didn't work either. 1) Is there a way to get it
    working? 2) Does it matter if it's loaded to the device or the extra
    memory card? 3) If I can't get it to work, how do I "browse" the
    memory on a BB and delete the useless CAB file I downloaded?
    06-28-08 10:49 PM
  2. snowboarder61's Avatar
    Go to Google Maps on your browser and there is a download link at the very top of the page.... you can download it OTA there... i don't know why you would be having a problem downloading a file, but i don't know why you would be prompted to download a CAB file either...
    06-29-08 01:54 AM
  3. Loaner417's Avatar
    I figured it out. It didn't seem right to me either that it would be downloading a CAB file. It finally dawned on me that (in order to access my company's mobile site) I had set emulation to Windows mobile. The Google site was working properly because I was telling it I had a Treo or something. I switched emulation back to BB and it worked correctly. Duh. Thank you.
    06-29-08 10:17 PM
  4. snowboarder61's Avatar
    Ah I see... I haven't owned a palm or a treo, so I would have had no idea... Good you got it figured out though...

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    06-30-08 04:04 AM
  5. bellydancer_addy's Avatar
    Thank you for this. I was having the same problem and have been trying to figure this out for weeks.

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    01-12-09 01:01 AM