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Topic # 11947 20-Feb-2007 17:22
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i see most sanyo mobiles have this option called location does this mean if you turn the option off will it make you un trace able because thats the idear im geting. if this is not what it does could some one please explan what it does do?

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  Reply # 61343 20-Feb-2007 18:09
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It may be referring to the option which some other phones call "Cell Site Info" i.e. it displays the location of the cellular base station which you are currently connected to.

Nah... sorry, there is no way you can make your phone untraceable Frown

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  Reply # 61352 20-Feb-2007 19:10
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Cell site site info is a GSM thing. I'm unaware of any CDMA phones they display that info

I think you are referring to the emergency GPS system used in the states for accurately pinponting calls to 911. It doesn't work here.



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Reply # 61639 22-Feb-2007 20:43
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no it's on cdma if u own a sanyo 5600 7400 there are lots that have this option called location it's under Settings
i no what u r talking about your talking about cell info display or cell broadcast i no what that is. it says if u turn the option off your location will be hidden from the network expet 111

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Reply # 61641 22-Feb-2007 20:58
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This is an aGPS system that reports your location back to the network. This information is not currently used by the operator for anything, but in the future they could provide APIs for services to be created using this, such as "Where is my friend".

Of course everything is only reported if you allow.

And please don't use SMS abbreviation in the forums.







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Reply # 61854 24-Feb-2007 17:57
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so aorry i didn't mean to it's becomeing a habit help me

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Reply # 63018 6-Mar-2007 21:13
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Location on the phone is not valid. It gives you an idea where you are, not the other way round. CDMA network can only
show where the person is:e.g. say you are in Avondale (Auckland), on the network side it will show (Telecom) that
you are in City. On you phone it will give you the location where you are. On GSM it can track down as close as 8-10m of
your actual location...hope this helps in explaining the question....

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