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OMNIA GPS

I have a samsung omnia but havent a clue how to set up the GPS. Please help with a dummies guide ;-)

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  • rashahamdy Dec 06, 2008

    can not use the gps.... i must have a net connection to work

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    Phil Apr 24, 2009

    When I attempt to activate the GPS in Google Maps it searches for about two minutes then gives up. This hardly helps if I happen to get lost.

  • Anonymous May 18, 2009

    hi can anyone pls tell me from where i can download .avi player for my samsung star phone & pls tell me that is this a 3g or not?
    pls mail me on rajiv2115@yahoo.com
    thanks & regards
    Rajiv

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    I've taken it apart, but I don't know which one is the GPS chip. Help please?

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Dunno if your problem is sorted out but to switch off 3g you tap on the network icon and go to the band tab. there you will get the option to switch off 3g. if you have more problems mail me.

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Hi it all depends on the Navigation software you are using. If you want to use googlemaps hen it should work as it is out of the box. The same goes for Route66. For Tomtom you will need another program like GPSgate that deals with the satellite locks (Tomtom does not properly deal with the Omnias internal GPS)

The is much discussion and information here:-

http://www.modaco.com/content/i900-omnia-http-omnia-modaco-com/272535/omnia-gps/

but check the other posts in the forum as there is alot of info on GPS use here.

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My GPS not working, nobody at Altech Autopage can help. Can this phone do proper web browsing? I can only receive e-mails, but cannot do internetbanking. How do I switch 3G off?

Please Help I am desperate.

When you buy this phone, the problem becomes yours!

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If you have the i910 from verizon, to get your gps to work, you will need to "flash" your phone, everything you need to know is right here: http://www.omniadevelopers.com/showthread.php?t=1479

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