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Old 03-27-2009, 07:11 PM
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Wink GPS or not ?

My HTC Diamond was given to me by my employer, and the GPS seems not to be in it. It has a custom ROM from Orange, french phone company.
I'm wondering if the GPS is in it or not, because I don't think that, at HTC, they would make phones with GPS inside, and others without (it seems too expensive). But they could lock it by software.

So my question is : if I change the ROM to the original HTC one, would I by any chance get the GPS working ? What do you think ?
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Old 03-27-2009, 07:31 PM
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Re: GPS or not ?

is it a sprint diamond? then yes, you can re-flash the oem sprint rom and get gps. i'll try and find a link. there are qiute a few pages but i would start at post #1 hope it helps How To's: Unlocking, Relocking, Flashing, Dumping and Troubleshooting

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Old 03-27-2009, 07:41 PM
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Re: GPS or not ?

It sounds like his phone is a GSM based on the fact he said France and Orange as a carrier. The GSM diamond has GPS, so it must be a setting on your current ROM. OP, you'll have better luck at the XDA diamond forums in finding a different/stock ROM.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/forumdisplay.php?f=428
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Re: GPS or not ?

I think the GPS sticky may still apply but I'm not sure.
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Old 03-28-2009, 04:42 AM
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Re: GPS or not ?

Thank you all =D>. As I'm a newbie on this phone, I'll stick to the current ROM until I'm sure I can change it with no loss of any sort. So I have to find a clear tutorial and the way to re-parameterize it once it's flashed -
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Old 03-28-2009, 09:26 AM
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Re: GPS or not ?

How have you tried to use it? Have you tried it in google maps? You need to go into the menu and click start GPS. Good luck.
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Old 03-28-2009, 10:52 AM
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Re: GPS or not ?

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How have you tried to use it? Have you tried it in google maps? You need to go into the menu and click start GPS. Good luck.
Yes, it was one of the first things I tried when I got it !!!
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