OG Droid - what will work after I get a new phone?

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  1. poooookah78

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    I'm sure this has been posted before, but I had an interesting conversation with a Verizon Rep on the phone today. I called to pay my bill and switch my minutes (didn't change my unlimited plan as I'm grandfathered in) and I asked her what would work on my phone after I deactivate it.

    She said sometimes google maps still work after deactivation. I thought all of that was pendant on having a 3g signal. Can you still use google maps and other GPS apps (such as Speedometers, carr matey, etc) after deactivation?



    THANKS!!!!!
     
  2. smokiedabong

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    Google maps loads maps of the internet so you need a data connection . It can work if you are home and connected to WiFI , impossible to do on the road . You can use other GPS apps that store maps locally on the SD card like Motonav or Navigon , they don't need a data connection to work
     
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    Awesome. Thanks!
     
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    On,wifi everything will work(but calls), get,a google voice acct and you can,text,from it.
     
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    Which means I don't see why you couldn't tether it to another phone that has WiFi tether / hotspot enabled.

    I'm just wondering if GPS is somehow disabled.
     
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