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Topic # 95391 2-Jan-2012 12:22
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I'm totally confused with using this feature on my new phone. 

My understanding is that NZ maps are loaded on the SD card that came in in my phone except I cannot find it.

When accessing NDrive  my phone says I dont have any maps installed, Press OK and choose any map to try for free for 7 days.

All I want to be able to do is have NZ maps for North Island and for my phone to direct me where to go, so I'm not rear ending anyone trying to see street signs that are hidden in bushes or not there.

I also want to do this without using any MB which I believe is possible.

Can someone please guide me through this,  I've tried to talk to the people in the 2degrees store but they go way too fast for me to keep up and understand in plain English.?

Are there any step by step instructions around as the books I have from the library on Androids are US baised.

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  Reply # 563740 2-Jan-2012 13:57
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Keen to know about this as well.

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  Reply # 563781 2-Jan-2012 16:14
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It doesn't appear to be loaded on the SD card initially. When I set up my daughters P500, I think I had to set the home country as NZ, but can't remember. That's as far as I went at the time and finished the setup at a later date.

When I started NDrive the next time, I had to download ~30-35MB of data and then it opened to the NDrive "Store" I believe, and said to pick a country to download trial a trial map for. There was also a tab at the bottom of the screen labelled "My products" and the only item already there was "New Zealand". When selected this, I was told I had to download another 30 odd MB of data (the map I guess) and then all was sorted.

As I test I just asked NDrive to plot a course from Auckland to Wellington, which it did successfully without being connected to WiFi and without a SIM inserted in the phone at all.


Edit: This is a Telecom NZ supplied P500

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  Reply # 563996 3-Jan-2012 13:02
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I have deleted all other duplicated posts. This is the correct location for this question. Give it sometime. It's a holiday. People are not checking the site as much as during work periods.







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  Reply # 563998 3-Jan-2012 13:07
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Thanks

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  Reply # 564003 3-Jan-2012 13:31
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I used Ndrive, i had to DOWNLOAD the maps first to my SD card, i went back to the main google navigation app in the end cause it was easier to use/less clunky etc

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  Reply # 564006 3-Jan-2012 13:36
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It's been a while since I set one of these up but you only get one map for free all the rest you have to pay for - on the 2 degrees version the maps were already on the SD card .

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  Reply # 564308 4-Jan-2012 12:32
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I purchased a p500 from the warehouse online as a gift, was supposed to come with a cradle and car charger + nmaps, but did not include any of these. Emailed boxing day but no response as yet.

Like me, maybe you just have the wrong product package?

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  Reply # 564344 4-Jan-2012 14:28
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@gzt Ring 0800 422 274 (Warehouse Customer Services)

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  Reply # 567018 10-Jan-2012 17:54
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Called The Warehouse on Monday and the car mount and charger arrived the next day.

Started the phone - it has a 2GB micro SD card and the default file manager (OI File Manager) shows an NZ map @34.45MB + several other maps. Started NDRIVE and it prompts for a choice of map.

Suggest you inspect your SD card and see if you have the data.

It needs a connection and I have not yet inserted a SIM so don't yet know what happens next.

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  Reply # 567035 10-Jan-2012 18:40
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gzt: I purchased a p500 from the warehouse online as a gift, was supposed to come with a cradle and car charger + nmaps, but did not include any of these. Emailed boxing day but no response as yet.

Like me, maybe you just have the wrong product package?


I purchased 3 LG Optimus one P500 for my family.
2 XT ones and 1 2degrees one.
Only the 2degrees version comes with car cradle and car charger, the XT version does not.
Both versions come with Ndrive maps.

I will assume you bought the XT one at $169.
Then none of the accessories should be included.




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  Reply # 567041 10-Jan-2012 18:55
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See above. I got the 2 Degrees kit. It was just a problem with the dispatch.

Not sure what package the OP has or where he got it from - but he has been talking with 2 Degrees about NDrive.

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