The internal GPS receiver takes its power from the device battery. Using the GPS receiver may drain the battery faster.
You can also pair a compatible GPS receiver with your device using Bluetooth wireless technology.
About satellite signals
If your device cannot find the satellite signal, consider the following:
Go outdoors to receive a better signal. If you are outdoors, move to a more open space. Check that your hand does not cover the internal receiver of your Nokia N810 Internet Tablet. For the location of the receiver, see ‘GPS receiver’, p. 41. Signal strength may be affected by bad weather conditions. Establishing a GPS connection may take from a couple of seconds to several minutes. Establishing a GPS connection in a car may take longer.
With the map application you can browse maps; see your location on the map; search for street addresses, different points of interest, coordinates or other locations, and save
them as favourites. You can also purchase extra services, such as a navigation service with voice guidance.
To access the application, tap My selection > Map.
, and select
The map application receives information about your current position using GPS. The application can use either an internal or external GPS receiver. To define which
positioning method is used, tap
and select Settings >
Control panel. In Control panel, select GPS location.
Almost all digital cartography is inaccurate and incomplete to some extent. Never rely solely on the cartography provided for use in this device.
Downloading maps may involve the transmission of large amounts of data through your service provider's network. Contact your service provider for information about data transmission charges.
Depending on the product model, the availability of local maps can vary:
Nokia N800 Internet Tablet—Local maps are not pre- installed on your device. You must download the local maps separately through the map application. For more information, see ‘Select and download maps’, p. 43.