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gps doesn't work without a sim card

Counsellor
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gps doesn't work without a sim card

Does anyone know why GPS on my N900 doesn't work unless my sim card is inserted?

GPS seems to work on all my other Nokias without sim card (although obviusly it takes much much longer to locate me) but on the N900 I don't seem to get a gps fix at all.

Any help gratefully received.

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Counsellor
Posts: 119

Re: gps doesn't work without a sim card

I might add that it doesn't work even with a good wireless connection (although I don't know whether that should make a difference anyway)

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aspergerguy
Posts: 10,000

Re: gps doesn't work without a sim card

You might like to look at this thread:

/t5/Maemo-Devices/A-GPS-not-working-on-N900/m-p/584962/highlight/true#M904

 

If you change SIM it remembers settings from first one inserted so you may need to go to Settings > Location - disable then enable again.

 

Sorry without trawling way back through posts, I don't know where you are located, for example "Assisted GPS" won't work with TMO USA.

Happy to have helped forum with a Support Ratio = 42.5

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