New ROM unlocks GPS for Verizon's Omnia

New ROM unlocks GPS for Verizon's Omnia
It’s a common thing you see happen with many phones when they are first released. GPS has become almost a staple with mobile phones providing users with turn-by-turn directions. Some wireless carriers prefer to lock phones into using their paid GPS software even though the hardware is built-in. The case is very true with a lot of Verizon’s smart phones. Samsung Omnia owners can rejoice because there is a new ROM that unlocks the GPS so you can use any software for it. Although there are some lengthy steps involved in doing it, just being able to use an alternate program that may not be associated with any fees can bring a lot of joy and freedom. So head on over to Modaco’s site to get this running on your Omnia.

source: Modaco via wmpoweruser

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6 Comments

1. montreux_88

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 09, 2009

is there an official update coming out anytime soon?

2. david_the_gom

Posts: 114; Member since: Dec 20, 2008

it is not an official version...

3. Kiltlifter

Posts: 742; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

That's the joy of a windows mobile device. You can flash whatever ROM you want, but be prepared to pay the consequences if you don't know what you are doing. READ READ READ!!!!! and when you think you understand how to do it, believe me you don't, read it again, then try it. Make sure to save a kitchen of your current Rom and Radio versions first in case something goes wrong.

5. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

4. att_agent

Posts: 96; Member since: Feb 26, 2009

lol iv got 6.1 for sprint i need somthing like this

6. *HOVA*

Posts: 564; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

What? Verizon cripples their phones? NEVER!!!!!!!!

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