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31 responses to “Verizon Touch Pro Updated, GPS Unlocked & Visual Voicemail Added”

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  2. Walt

    I would be interested in knowing if Google Maps and Windows Live now work with their “use Windows default GPS” setting, or if they both still need to be manually configured to com4: and 4800 baud? A “flaw” (possibly too strong of a word) that the early workarounds all had.

  3. Christopher Price

    The GPS driver always routes through the Windows Intermediary Driver, so you can use the Windows defaults. No COM setting required.

  4. Walt

    It is good to know that VZW got the GPS driver to finally route through the Windows Intermediary Driver correctly with this update. Thanks.

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  6. jj

    Are all touch pros autonomous gps or just verizon?

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  8. celz

    good job phonenews

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  17. Verizon's HTC Touch Pro GPS unlocked | GPS Obsessed

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  18. jj

    But does it fix the bug where it won’t ring till the third ring or more?

  19. Josh

    That’s not a bug. It a feature.

    The first “ring” is a silent notification, with only the LED flashing, to give you the opportunity to answer your phone without everyone around you getting a giggle over your weird ringtone.

  20. jj

    Josh, I think you’re smoking something. It was just one ring then maybe, but 3 full rings is a bug.

    I can’t find anything about this on the verizon site. I still think the whole Verizon unlocking gps thing is a hoax. I won’t believe it till I can get it from the verizon site. I certainly not going to install some random ROM downloaded from a warez site on my phone.

  21. Verizon’s Touch Pro Gets Much Needed Update | Mobile Roar

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  22. Josh

    jj, you are the one who obviously can’t count.

    It is just one ring.

    I have the VZW phone, and there is just one LED flash, and then starting with the second ring, it plays the ringtone.

  23. Jdoh

    People, do youselves a favor and download the update directly from the manuf. site as the download just appeared on their site today. The link above goes to a slightly older version. I don’t know if there is a change in functionality, but v.1.08 download was available at least as far back as 5/15/09.

    Then it appears that the download was removed from the manuf’s site until today.

    Here’s the link on the manuf. site:
    http://www.pcdphones.com/phone_downloads.aspx?bid=110&cid=1&mid=328&carrier=Verizon Wireless

  24. jj

    Yeah, on a freshly cold reset phone it rings a little quicker, but if you have about 100 contacts, it’s not until after the third ring. It’s a well documented problem with pretty much all the HTC Touch phones, just google for delayed ring over on pdaphonehome or xda-developers. You can adjust the slot index and it will start ringing a little sooner sometimes.

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  27. David Morton

    I downloaded MR1 V2.0 last night. GPS works with Microsoft Live Search. It won’t work with Google Maps. Couldn’t find any other problems. I don’t know why they pulled it.

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