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Registered: ‎08-25-2011
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My Carrier: developer

how can check that device is supprted by gps

hoe can i check if the device is gps supporte or not bu programming...

i have a program to prin lat and long ..if i installed this application on the device which is not gps supported..its simpley not opened..

but i want to tell you the users by alert that your phone is not supported  by gps when user click this application

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Registered: ‎07-14-2008
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Re: how can check that device is supprted by gps

Not sure myself, but pretty sure this question has been asked before, so search the forum.


You might also find it in here:


Posts: 90
Registered: ‎06-03-2009
My Device: Dev Alpha B
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Re: how can check that device is supprted by gps

See this post: http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Java-Development/GPS-Simulator-vs-Device/td-p/1116121


Maybe you can use the ApplicationPermissions class on startup to detect phone capabilities indirectly?

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