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    Mapquest Navigator now fully supports the 8900

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    I was running a 8350 version using my external puck.

    On Friday I was pleasantly surprised to find that their new version has been posted. I have been running it since Friday and it works great.

    Despite being cheaper than Telenav I like it better. I find it easier to read on the 8900.

    I am not sure if they offer a free trial but go check it out. The OTA download link is: http://mapquestdtc.telmap.com/ota

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    So have you deleted your Telenav contract and is Mapquest still able to activate your GPS without the Telenav?
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    Yes I deleted telenav long ago when I got the 8350 version working with my gps puck.
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    So have you deleted your Telenav contract and is Mapquest still able to activate your GPS without the Telenav?
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    I tried to download it this am using the link you posted above - "download failed" both times.

    Evidently you have to go to their site to get the 7-day free trial instead. Gonna do that next.
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    Couldn't get it there either - they don't list Alltel OR the 8330 on their trial offering.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jblackfish View Post
    Couldn't get it there either - they don't list Alltel OR the 8330 on their trial offering.
    Not sure what's up with that. I was a subscriber and just went to that link and started downloading it.

    I will check the link. I did retype it so maybe fat fingers strikes again.

    I clicked my link and it worked again:

    Here is the direct link for 8900 http://mapquestdtc.telmap.com/mqn/89...gator_full.jad

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    It's not the link - the download failed on the one you provided in your 1st post probably because I'm not a subscriber. When I went to their site on my p-c to get it they didn't list a 8330 for either Alltel (me) or Verizon - they DO list one for Sprint which is you and you're evidently a subscriber too. That's why you're not having a problem.

    I shot support an email and asked them how the "other half" is supposed to buy OR try the product. Haven't heard back yet. Will post....
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    Not sprint - Tmobile for me. Since I posted about the 8900 I assumed you were Tmobile or at least GSM. I am not sure they have compatability with Verizon phones. Remember it was only recently that Verizon unlocked the GPS on their Curves. I had tried a few phones 9000, etc for a version that would work with my 8900 and puck and the 8350 seemed to work just fine.

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    Sorry, I thought you had mentioned Sprint. Evidently they don't support Verizon (or Alltel) - the GPS STILL isn't unlocked on my Alltel 8330 which REALLY makes me mad. I thought, however, that maybe Mapquest Navigator could do it. I guess I was wrong.

    I've looked around and NO ONE has the answer to unlocking GPS on those phones whose carriers lock them. Very annoying to say the least. I used Telenav ($10/month) and would have kept it but it's not that great IMO so I dumped it.
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