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Registered: ‎06-26-2011
My Device: Curve 8520
My Carrier: orange

GPS and Bluetooth problems


Just got my 8520 but gps doesn't work and cannot receive any bluetooth transfers

With the gps it says it has no gps source?

Bluetooth pairs with other deviced ok but when try to transfer to 8520 it disconnects

Any advice?
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My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
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Re: GPS and Bluetooth problems

The 8520 model does not have built-in GPS... it certainly won't work.

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Registered: ‎06-10-2011
My Device: Curve 8520
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: GPS and Bluetooth problems

I have had my 8520 for a bit now ,and I'm sory to inform you there is no GPS on the 8520 .The good news is if you go to Google latitude you can get something called triangulation to work within a approximate location beter then nothing I can't help you with bluetooth cause I've had the same proublem it just won't pair. Ive gone to options then blutooth then add device nothing seems to work .