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Registered: ‎05-03-2013
My Device: Z10
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Use of navigation without roaming

Is it possible to use BB  or Google navigation when not roaming, i.e. just GPS and map info?

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Re: Use of navigation without roaming

Hello,

With those two apps, not as far as I know...they each depend not on stored map data, but constantly downloaded map data based on your GPS location. I recall in BBWorld reading about a map app that would actually store map data and be usable "offline", but I don't recall now the name of it...you might search for it in BBWorld.

Good luck!



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Posts: 8
Registered: ‎05-03-2013
My Device: Z10
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Re: Use of navigation without roaming

Thanks for the suggestion. With my Nokia E7 I was able to use the GPS and maps without roaming (much cheaper than renting a GPS when travelling), so I thought that this might be possible with the Z10.

 

Thanks again for the reply

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Re: Use of navigation without roaming

Have a look in the App world for Mireo they do an off line map with TomTom as there base maps.

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Re: Use of navigation without roaming

Thanks - Mireo indeed looks interesting!

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Re: Use of navigation without roaming

I should also say that BB maps are not currently working where I live (Sweden), so I will have to wait before purchasing the Mireo software.