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2nd Party GPS Apps for BB 8330 Curve
FFRMann
Newbie

I would like to use a 2nd Party app (nRange) and cannot get it to access the internal GPS.  I don't mind paying the $10/month for vzNavigator.  I just want expanded functions.

 

VZW tells me that they don't support anyone else's apps.  I've tried starting vzNav with the "follow-me" function and switching apps to the one I want - no luck.  I also did the same thing with BBMaps - still can't make it work.

 

I've run the device self-test application feature under the Options menu (go to "Options", Choose "Status", type "test", etc.) and ran the GPS test.  It immediately informs me "Failure:  GPS fixing times out!"  Although both vzNav and BBMaps work perfectly.

 

Any suggestions?

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Re: 2nd Party GPS Apps for BB 8330 Curve
lowrance
Contributor - Level 2
Nothing besides bb maps ans vz nav will run off the internal gps. You might check if the gps software is compatible with a bluetooth puck and go the route
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