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Posts: 86
Registered: ‎10-28-2010
My Device: Blackberry Curve, Bold and Strom
My Carrier: Vodafone
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Enable to fetch the GPS Location in device

Hi All,


I want to fetch the GPS location as soon as possible. I am using blackberry version 5.0. When I am using blackberry simulator i am able to fetch the current GPS Location but when I installed this application to my device, device is unable to fetch the GPS location. It is showing error and also i am not able to detect the error.



Neeraj Chauhan 

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Neeraj Chauhan
Posts: 466
Registered: ‎03-04-2009
My Device: 8520
My Carrier: some

Re: Enable to fetch the GPS Location in device

what kind of error do you get?

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Posts: 638
Registered: ‎07-02-2009
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Enable to fetch the GPS Location in device

Posts: 272
Registered: ‎05-24-2010
My Device: DEV Alpha C & BB 9720
My Carrier: Idea and Airtel

Re: Enable to fetch the GPS Location in device

Hi ..


Do the following


Navigate to GPS option in your device .


change the gps type to "Location Only" 


it may work ..if you are doing location based GPS..




Thanks regards Yakub Pasha..





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