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GPS Tracking

Discussion in 'Northeastern US Wireless Forum' started by newbiez, Mar 9, 2003.

  1. newbiez

    newbiez Member

    Dec 7, 2002
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    I'm not sure if I'm posting in the right section.....
    In any case, I have the Samsung A500 phone with Sprint.
    They have this option to enable GPS service. I was wondering if you can have the option to let someone track you when GPS is enabled besides emergency services.

    I'm curious to know b/c what if you lose your phone? Are you able to somehow track it back down?
    Or what if you lend it to one of your family members, like your kid. I would like to know if they're really going where they say they're going.

    Thanks in advance for any input!
  2. jmccrane

    jmccrane Bronze Senior Member
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    Jun 21, 2002
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    E911 is the only thing enabled on the Sprint network right now. You can't use your phone for any other location-based purpose, and probably won't be able to for at least 6 months-1 year. There's an answer in the FAQ Here, which is also a good download site for Vision phones.

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