Solved GPS from Smartphone

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    Boglin New Member

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    I'm on the verge of buying a SP4, but have a question about the lack of GPS. Will it pick up GPS from my BlackBerry Z30 if I connect it via internet tethering or mobile hotspot?
     
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    Very likely no.
     
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    sharpuser Super Moderator Staff Member

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    No, but here is some good news:
    You have an option like this, which does not require any connection:
    GPS on the Surface Book
     
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    Brill! Thanks for that. I will look into getting a GPS receiver then...
     

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