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My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
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Re: blackberry maps?

mrobertsonmt wrote:

Click Options > Advanced > GPS > Menu > Refresh GPS.

J Sanders, when i do this I get to GPS and from there I can not go to Menu to refresh the GPS....I takes me to a screen that says GPS data source- GPS Services and location aiding.... can not get it to go to menu....

You are on a CDMA device. Those devices do not show the GPS refresh function.

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Re: blackberry maps?


JSanders wrote:

Shibby, do this on your BB:


Make certain that you in an area of good signal coverage AND outside with a clear view of the sky in an open area of no tall buildings.

Click Options > Advanced > GPS > Menu > Refresh GPS.

Give it up to 10 minutes to refresh, and try 2-3 times in a row.

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The above article from the public knowledge base has been cancelled and replaced by the following one :


KB11950 How to troubleshoot built-in GPS issues on a BlackBerry smartphone

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