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Registered: ‎07-13-2010
My Device: 9500
My Carrier: bb

problems with gps on BB 9500 storm

In the past days I`ve had serious problems using the gps on my BB 9500 storm:  updating my position in the advanced options my coordinates are not calculated and obviously telnav doesn`t work either (it gives a message "gps signal two low") most of the times I try.

Could it be a software or hardware problem? What option could I have change that have given these problems to the GPS system of my device?



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Re: problems with gps on BB 9500 storm

Has it worked fine in the past?


With the BlackBerry device powered ON, remove the battery a few seconds and then reinsert the battery to reboot.


On all model BlackBerrys, first 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.

For GSM network devices, do this:
Click Options > Advanced > GPS > Menu > Refresh GPS.
Give it up to 10 minutes to refresh, and try 2-3 times in a row.
Also, read this: http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/dynamickc.do?externalId=KB12203&sliceId=SAL_Public&command=show&forwa...

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Re: problems with gps on BB 9500 storm

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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