Ipad 3g gps/requires service to use?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by redvolvodavid, May 3, 2010.

  1. redvolvodavid macrumors newbie

    Nov 1, 2007
    So, from the best buy guy, he said that I have to have 3g service for the gps to work. Is that true? Will it still use triangulation even without the service paid? Anyone tried this?
  2. phillyred79 macrumors regular

    Mar 12, 2010
    GPS will work fine without the 3G service being activated or even turned on.
  3. scottness macrumors 65816


    Mar 18, 2009
    Room 101
    Not required. Triangulation won't work, but simple gps will.

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