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Topic # 17818 13-Dec-2007 12:20
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Does anyone have this working on a mobile device?

I have the latest version installed but it just says that my location is unavailble?? (Okta touch).

According to this item it should now work in NZ -

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  Reply # 99767 13-Dec-2007 13:25
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Yes it works for me but i seem to notice that it only works once the internet connection is live on the device in order to download the maps as well.

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  Reply # 103578 8-Jan-2008 14:20
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Did you get this working? I have tried on my Apache and I permanently get the, "Your current location is temporarily unavailable" message displayed. Is there anything special required to get this working (I mean without a GPS connected)? Or do I need a Windows Mobile 6 device?

Any excuse to update my aging Apache accepted :-)

PS. I have GMM version installed.


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  Reply # 103586 8-Jan-2008 15:44
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Works fine on my Nokia N73 on Vodafone but doesnt work at all on my girlfriends Titan Pocket PC (WM5) on Telecom

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  Reply # 105384 17-Jan-2008 13:41
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Any update on this? (Now that I've got myself an Okta Touch)

I read that if you go to Help/About in Google Maps and scroll to the bottom "myl:" should = something other than N/A for you to get a location. Mine never has.

Have also tried changing the "Location Settings" in the phone setup which were disabled - this didn't seem to make any difference either.

Has anyone got "My Location" working on Google Maps on the Okta Touch?

Cheers, Tim

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  Reply # 105389 17-Jan-2008 13:55
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Works well on my BlackBerry 8310 Curve when I am inside and away from satellite coverage. Of course the accuracy leaves alot to be desired.

Perhaps the Google software doesn't know how to obtain location for CDMA cell-sites?


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  Reply # 105394 17-Jan-2008 14:51
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It does not work on the CDMA devices unless you are connected to a bluetooth GPS.

Sadly it does not find the internal GPS in the Nokia 6275 even though MGmaps found it successfully.

The GSM version is hidoeusly inaccurate when it cannot get a trilocation or you are in the wops. but it did work on my E50

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  Reply # 105405 17-Jan-2008 15:55
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On my N73 sometimes it is accurate within a few metres, other times it is up to 1700m out, or it cant get the location at all.

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