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Without modifications, can a user turn on satellite images for iOS 6 turn-by-turn navigation use satellite images rather than just a simple interface and monochrome 3D buildings—although it may be distracting?

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No, it doesn't seem to be possible. If you are in satellite mode, it switches back to "standard" when you start the navigation. It's a shame, that would be pretty cool.

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Thanks. Won't be getting iOS 6 until Christmas, so it's good to know. – Gnome child Dec 23 '12 at 20:38

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