Free Maps From OVI Site For Nokia N97
For any Nokia mobile phone users, GPS navigation system is easy and simple with Nokia Ovi Maps. Earlier, for using these maps, the Nokia phone users had to pay for them. From 21st, January, 2010 Ovi maps have been made absolutely free. Not only the Ovi maps but other Ovi applications or programs such as step by step navigation for driving, complete guide navigation for walking and lots more have been made free.
Ovi maps have been made free but not for all Nokia mobile phones. The free maps from Ovi store is able to perform with Nokia 6730, Nokia 5800 Xpress music, Nokia E52, Nokia E55, Nokia E72, Nokia N97, Nokia 5230 Nokia X6, Nokia 5800 Navigation Version and Nokia 6710 Navigator cell phones. Users of these mobile phones can easily visit the Ovi store and download the maps for free, then install it and use it.
With this new approach, they have also made some new features and characteristics of the Ovi maps. Such as User Interface, you can share geo location on Facebook, you can even navigate without staying online and as an alternative of any data connection you can browse through the internet and load any map on your device to navigate it through GPS.
Downloading maps from Ovi store is very easy. Below steps for downloading maps for Nokia N97 is shown:
- First you have to go to Nokia’s maps download page in Ovi store. To do so copy and paste the link in the address bar of the browser: http://maps.nokia.com/explore-services/ovi-maps/downloads
- A list of devices will be shown there, however it supports all those devices. Among those devices select Nokia N97.
- Now select the option “or download without data change using Mac or PC”
- Select download button
- Now copy and paste the following file in your Nokia N97 device: Ovi Maps.sisx or .sis file.
- From the file manager of your device you can easily install it. A step by step instructions will be provided to simplify the installation process
- Finally, your work is done.