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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎11-29-2012
My Device: Bold 9900
My Carrier: AT&T

Lost my 9900, can GPS locate it?

i just lost my 9900 and the chances that it was stolen are unlikely since i feel like it is somewhere around my dorm or dorm building. is there anyway that the gps on my phone can track its location? and how can i do that? 

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Posts: 8,901
Registered: ‎01-05-2009
My Device: BlackBerry Z30
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Lost my 9900, can GPS locate it?

Yes, the GPS can probably track it but it has to go through an app that uses GPS, BlackBerry Protect being the recommended one.  If you don't have an app installed, your GPS will have nothing to work with and therefore you won't be able to use it for this purpose.



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Registered: ‎09-03-2013
My Device: 9320
My Carrier: Vodacom

Re: Lost my 9900, can GPS locate it?

I have lost my 9320 too and wud like to trace its where about as the device have my important docies in it...how do i then use gps to allocate its where about...?


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Posts: 48,022
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: Z30, Z10 & Q10 (, Playbook (
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: Lost my 9900, can GPS locate it?

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