cant load maps on htc sedire only with GPS

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by selenarus, May 20, 2010.

  1. selenarus

    selenarus New Member
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    hi all

    I bought hts desire 2 days ago and very impressed with it.

    but started to get annoying with Google maps.

    Either I dont understand how it works or my desire not working properly.

    With no problem I can connect to GPS and can see its on but when i go to Maps application I cant see anything except flashing blue arrow. Maps dont load :(

    My maps loaded when I connect to WiFi.

    Does it mean I always have to connect to GPS and internet to load maps?

    Feels strange that i cant see any maps with only GPS on.

    Can you please hel me.

    Thanks
     

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  2. hilly81

    hilly81 Active Member
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    Pretty sure GPS just pinpoints your position and there is no data transfer. You will need internet access to load the maps.
     
  3. selenarus

    selenarus New Member
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    thanks,

    will I need internet everytime i use maps or just once to load maps?
     
  4. hilly81

    hilly81 Active Member
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    Every time.
     
  5. Goldy

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    To use Google Maps you need internet access, but there are other navigation apps available that have maps stored on your phones storage.
     
  6. selenarus

    selenarus New Member
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    oh, how annoying :(

    do you know any app that can store maps? thanks
     
  7. nx1977

    nx1977 Well-Known Member
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    Co-pilot and a host of others, but all will cost you to buy.
     
  8. Ghâshûl

    Ghâshûl Well-Known Member
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    mapdroyd is free and stores maps on the phone. Can't say if it's worth anything.
     
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