1. Shooperman's Avatar
    I have a Verizon 8130 and I just loaded the 4.5.0.66 OS, and BB maps can now use the internal GPS! I have not been outside long enough to find any satellites, but I now have all the options to start GPS! I have resent the service books and it still shows up! Has Verizon FINALLY loosened their grip on the GPS, see the pics below...






    I hope this is not old news... I was so excited to have a working GPS on my Pearl, I did not search...
    08-15-08 02:35 PM
  2. fonebrkr's Avatar
    holy guacamole, if you resent your books and stiil have, you're golden for now, i would suggest a lotto ticket for the weekend.
    I was not so lucky with 4.5, maybe i'll try to reload it this weekend and see.
    08-15-08 02:42 PM
  3. frfghtr's Avatar
    I have not been outside long enough to find any satellites, but I now have all the options to start GPS! I have resent the service books and it still shows up! .
    Mine says the same and is still searching.

    Thinking it's disabled.
    08-15-08 03:13 PM
  4. Shooperman's Avatar
    Mine says the same and is still searching.

    Thinking it's disabled.
    Dang! I know it was too good to be true...
    08-15-08 03:14 PM
  5. Garz's Avatar
    I doubt the OS change will change GPS from being disabled because it goes off of your vendor ID which for Verizon is 105 and that shows correctly on top of your screen shot.
    08-15-08 03:16 PM
  6. Shooperman's Avatar
    Damn you Verizon! Getting my hopes up...

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    08-15-08 07:13 PM
  7. nick125's Avatar
    I think the problem that everyone was having with the Verizon GPS is that it would show up, but it would not acquire a lock..which is what you're describing. It really would be awesome if Verizon did unlock the GPS, though.
    08-15-08 10:48 PM
  8. John Yester's Avatar
    weird though that those options are there....

    4.5.0.66 on my curve doesn't give me any options at all....

    no GPS setting, nada... I know it's not unlocked but i resent service books and still no options...
    08-15-08 10:54 PM
  9. SevereDeceit's Avatar
    Mine has the everything as the OP has as well...
    08-15-08 11:01 PM
  10. John Yester's Avatar
    hmm wonder if it's certain pearl service books. vs the curves....
    08-15-08 11:03 PM
  11. John Yester's Avatar
    lol never mind.... location service was turned off..... hmmmm I'm tired time to go to bed....
    08-15-08 11:07 PM
  12. SevereDeceit's Avatar
    lol never mind.... location service was turned off..... hmmmm I'm tired time to go to bed....
    Catch some zzzz's bro...
    08-15-08 11:09 PM
  13. K2RRT's Avatar
    my curve does the same thing
    08-16-08 08:48 AM
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