| | Re: Google maps and mobiles
in 26136 20090129 144808 "Jamesb" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>"Tim Downie" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> IanM wrote:
>>> "Tim Downie" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>>> Google maps on my wife's Nokia E65 always starts by showing a map
>>>> based around her approximate location (based on cell data I guess).
>>>> At any time she can refresh the map by pressing zero.
>>>> This doesn't work on my LG KP500, it only ever starts centred on
>>>> London and pressing zero has no effect. Am I missing something in
>>>> the control or setup of Google maps or is this just something I'll
>>>> just have to live with?
>>> Is that the for the same version of Google Maps? I'm on V2.3.2.
>>> The settings for My Location are in the help menu item.
>> Hmm, seems to be something to do with my handset. When I go to set my
>> location it comes up with "Sorry, My Location is not available on this
>Hmm, works ok on my SE P1i (Voda) - they basically do it using information
>on the base station you're connected to I think, so if the handset in
>question doesn't support the relevant command to get that information from
>the network, then I guess it would explain it...
I get the same message on my SE K510i but GM always comes up where I last left it.