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15th March 2012, 12:41 PM   |  #2291  
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hello everybody
i got bit of a problem, i'm not a developer but I would like to have google maps and navigation on my Desire...
thing is i dont know how to erase stock navigation and maps from my phone, i tried TitaniumBackup for uninstalling but it didn't work

i'm runnin ICS 0.4.3 from Sandvold, and i was wondering is it possible to use terminal emulator to remove stock maps and install 6.4.0 ownhere signed version, and if it's possible how can i do it
what are CLI instructions??

thx
15th March 2012, 12:53 PM   |  #2292  
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S.kool, all on the first psst how to install......?

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15th March 2012, 12:58 PM   |  #2293  
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S.kool, all on the first psst how to install......?

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i try instructions from #1 post but it didnt work with terminal emulator or titanium backup...i dont have skill to do it over Android SDK...

so i try install maps for unrooted devices (maps 6.4.0 changepn...but now i have doubled maps,doubled navigation,doubled places,doubled latidute and it keeps crashing

...i know you think i'm not reading and just trolling but i'm not i really need some more instructions
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I have updated to the latest version (root version), why Market still list my Google Maps as requiring updates?

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15th March 2012, 04:22 PM   |  #2295  
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Originally Posted by S_Kool

i'm runnin ICS 0.4.3 from Sandvold, and i was wondering is it possible to use terminal emulator to remove stock maps and install 6.4.0 ownhere signed version, and if it's possible how can i do it
what are CLI instructions??

Since you have a rooted phone and since you have successfully flashed a ROM, I'm assuming you know a lil bit about computers and zip files. Now, based on that assumption, I'd suggest ...

a) download maps6.4.0-ownhere-signed.apk from the 1st page (signed version).
b) Extract the contents of your rom to a folder ... let's say the folder name is "Sandvold"
c) goto \Sandvold\system\apps
d) delete maps.apk (or anything that looks like it)
e) copy the file you downloaded in step (a) above to this folder ... \Sandvold\system\apps
f) Get inside the folder \Sandvold and select all
g) Right click and zip all highlighted files to a file (name of your choice)
h) copy the newly created rom file to your SD card and FLASH!
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15th March 2012, 04:27 PM   |  #2296  
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i try instructions from #1 post but it didnt work with terminal emulator or titanium backup...i dont have skill to do it over Android SDK...

so i try install maps for unrooted devices (maps 6.4.0 changepn...but now i have doubled maps,doubled navigation,doubled places,doubled latidute and it keeps crashing

...i know you think i'm not reading and just trolling but i'm not i really need some more instructions

No i don't think that..... Try titanium again to uninstall the original maps. If can not work then use root explorer to manually delete the maps file from your system. I recommend you complete a NANDROID backup first. Then try installing the ownwhere signed.apk

It usually works for me. Good luck.

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15th March 2012, 05:13 PM   |  #2297  
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Since you have a rooted phone and since you have successfully flashed a ROM, I'm assuming you know a lil bit about computers and zip files. Now, based on that assumption, I'd suggest ...

a) download maps6.4.0-ownhere-signed.apk from the 1st page (signed version).
b) Extract the contents of your rom to a folder ... let's say the folder name is "Sandvold"
c) goto \Sandvold\system\apps
d) delete maps.apk (or anything that looks like it)
e) copy the file you downloaded in step (a) above to this folder ... \Sandvold\system\apps
f) Get inside the folder \Sandvold and select all
g) Right click and zip all highlighted files to a file (name of your choice)
h) copy the newly created rom file to your SD card and FLASH!

if only I could have that developer logic...that work just fine, thx
I was little bit suspicious with that method because there wasn't gmaps.apk or google.maps.apk
I guess sandvold include the whole gapps package, but it workt like you said

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No i don't think that..... Try titanium again to uninstall the original maps. If can not work then use root explorer to manually delete the maps file from your system. I recommend you complete a NANDROID backup first. Then try installing the ownwhere signed.apk

It usually works for me. Good luck.

Sent with Desire.

if that first method i try didn't work I would try yours but thx anyway
15th March 2012, 05:42 PM   |  #2298  
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Would it be possible to have the xml script for flashing maps 6.4.0?
Thanks.

Edit: I edited the last xml and it worked.
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File Type: zip Maps_mod_640_cleanup_xml.zip - [Click for QR Code] (4.93 MB, 28 views)
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15th March 2012, 06:39 PM   |  #2299  
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Still no turn arrows..
I upgraded to 6.4.0 and I still don't have these big turn arrows on top of the screen. Just long text and distance to next turn.

see image: hxxp://i.imgur.com/mmk9H.png

Tried unistalling and clear data. Even reinstalled my rom without luck. Anyone else had this problem and figured it out?
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16th March 2012, 09:45 PM   |  #2300  
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I upgraded to 6.4.0 and I still don't have these big turn arrows on top of the screen. Just long text and distance to next turn.

see image: hxxp://i.imgur.com/mmk9H.png

Tried unistalling and clear data. Even reinstalled my rom without luck. Anyone else had this problem and figured it out?

I had the same problem with my native language.
Try English as your phone's language and you will see the arrows.
(Samsung GSII not-rooted)

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