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Old 08-30-2009, 06:05 PM   #1
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Hi,

I have just received a blackberry 8900 curve (v4.6.1.206 platform 4.2.0.102) from my employer on the Orange UK network. Itís absolutely great apart from one frustrating problem. I canít get the blackberry maps (v4.6.1) to work.

I can activate the GPS and it picks up satellites no problem but doesnít download any data (just displays the diagonal lines). I have even downloaded the Google maps (v3.0.2) application and when this is loaded it states ĎNetwork Unavailableí. This doesnít change even if I connected via WiFi. I have since downloaded Google mobile app and this displays a states it canít connect to the internet when itís selected.

Iím connected via BES for work emails, calendar, contact, task wireless sync. I presume this means I have a data connection and even my IT dept donít understand why the maps donít work and they have also contacted Orange about it, who havenít helped either!

I can access the internet via the browser and surf with no limitations. Iím not sure if it means anything but my TCP settings are set at:

APN settings enabled (checked)
APN: orangeinternet
APN authentication enabled (unchecked)
Username for ANP (blank)
Password for ANP (blank)

Can anyone suggest a possible fix before my Blackberry ends up out of the window?
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Old 08-30-2009, 06:22 PM   #2
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It seems you may have a restriction in the IT.policy settings. BB Maps works very well. My employeer blocks BB maps but allows Google for some reason. I would check with the people who control the BB. IT Policys can drive you crazy with restrictions.

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You might also search this forum for other reasons and also look in the BES section for some info, again good luck
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Does GoogleMaps work?
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No, Google maps don't work either. It states Network Unavailable
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Try removing the TCP settings and see if that makes any difference.
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Removing the settings makes no difference either.

Thanks for the suggestion
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