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An iOS app that used to be part of iOS until iOS 6, where it was replaced by the Google Maps app available on the App Store. This also relates to the maps.google.com website.

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My iPhone 5S won't show street names on Google maps

My iPhone 5S won't show street/road names. All I can see on the map are the 2 dots from/to my destination. I use to be able to see the streets, interstates, cities, etc. The background is basically ...
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How do I get current location by using Google Map or Apple Map

How do I get current location coordinate by using Google Map or Apple Map? I want to copy and paste to email/whatsapp/waze. I want some kind of this format. 3.1739161,101.984351 Anyone can help?
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Ive upgraded my iPhone 4S to iOS8 and now the GPS is always on

I have determined that its Google maps that is causing the GPS to be always on. Is there a way to select an option so that Google Maps only uses the GPS when the app is being used. The only options I ...
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To change default map application in iPhone

Apple Maps are very inaccurate. They costs my time and money when I use them by accident. I want to change the default app to Google Maps. How can you change the default Map application in the ...
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Notification window at certain time with traffic jams from work to home

Wow, today I saw a great window. This is a notifier from google maps or apple maps that shows me a way to home from work at certain time (when I usually go home) with traffic jam. Does anybody know ...
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Is there a way to force an update to Google Maps' offline maps on iOS?

On Google Maps for iOS (version 3.2.5.29671 as of the time of writing), I can save offline maps using the hidden trick described here. This works fine. However, Google Maps also wants to update ...
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How do I enable a British English voice in Google Maps turn-by-turn navigation on iOS?

I'm a UK iPhone user. Google Maps turn-by-turn navigation has always used a US English voice for me, even though both Siri and Apple Maps use a British English voice. I was surprised recently to hear ...
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Apple Maps Licence for use in app

Do Apple Maps have any limitations or any licence fees, if I use them in an app that I develop? For eg: google maps are free for 2500 uses per day in applications: ...
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Does Google Maps for iOS work without data access or with low intermittent data access

I am going on a road trip and want to use Google Maps for iOS. The problem is there will not always be data access along the way. Will it still work i.e. is the route downloaded when you click start ...
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iPad and iPhone Default to Driving Instructions in Google Maps Would Like Default to Map

For a Google Maps, a URL like this: http://maps.google.com/maps?q=from:90210,CA,US(You)+to:New+York,NY,US(Destination) will show the driving instructions instead of the maps. You tap the map icon to ...
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is there iOS maps app in which i can download full city map?

i want to use some maps app on my iPhone without using internet connection. So is there iOS maps app in which i can download full city map?
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How to change turn-by-turn navigation voice language in Google Maps for iPhone?

I have my iPhone's language set to English in Settings, but I live in a non-English speaking country. As such, when using turn-by-turn navigation, street names are pronounced as though they were ...
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How come Google Maps isn't available to App Store accounts from Israel?

When I browse to Google Apps for iPhone with my iPhone and click on Google Maps, I'm redirected to the App Store but receive the following note: Your request could not be completed. The item ...
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How do I Force Google Maps Links to Open the Google Maps App on iOS6?

In the past (iOS5 and earlier) clicking on a link for directions within a website opened the separate maps app and provided directions. How do I force links in websites, that would normally open a ...
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How can I use my iPhone's contacts with the new Google Maps?

The new Google Maps app seems like a good substitute for the inbuilt Maps app, as has been discussed ad nauseam. However, one drawback it exhibits over the inbuilt app is that it doesn't seem to ...
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is there a Cydia tweak that will make Google Maps the default map app?

The Cydia tweak Browser Changer lets you change the default browser on iOS. Is there a similar tweak for changing the default maps app? I'm specifically asking if there's a way to make the new Google ...
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How to invoke navigation on Google maps using Siri?

At the risk of getting a big NO, Is there a way to use SIRI to invoke navigation on Google maps as opposed to the default Apple maps? I have tried "Navigate to Chicago using Google maps", but Siri ...
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How to determine if there are public transit apps for your region?

In iOS 6, the built-in Maps application no longer provides public transportation information. Instead, it kicks you to 3rd party apps that provide that functionality. I'm currently running iOS 5, ...
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Do iOS 6 maps include public transit information and routing?

Lately I'm spending a lot of time in London, even though I'm not British. I rely heavily on the iPhone Google-based maps for transit information, I tell it where I need to get to, and it recommends a ...
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Has there been an end date established for the Maps app on iOS less than iOS 6?

It has been reported that the contract between Google and Apple to supply maps for iOS has not been renewed (or perhaps already has or is about to expire). Furthermore, it's clear that Google charges ...
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Google Earth coordinates and Aperture place

I'd like to geo-tag some already-imported photos in Aperture. To get the correct location, I'm using Google Earth. However, when I copy/paste the coordinates into Aperture Places, the maps shows a ...
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Is there an external bluetooth GPS antenna for Google maps on iPod touch WiFi?

I have a iPod touch WiFi and would like to use Google Maps with GPS for driving. Question: is there an external bluetooth GPS antenna that will allow for this?
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Google Street View not working on the new iPad (3rd generation iPad)

Trying to use the Google Street View in Safari is crashing in the new iPad. Here's a link for reference: http://maps.google.com/help/maps/streetview/mobile/gallery.html#!/id=258 The same thing works ...
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Is there a scale indicator bar for the Maps app on iPad?

I'm using Google Maps in the Maps app on my iPad but I cannot find a scale bar. Where is the scale bar for Google Maps in the native Maps app on an iPad?
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Send an address in a sms to map app

If a friend sends to me an address in a SMS or IMessage, for example "I am at 123 Main St" can I send that to the Map app to get directions there?
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How can I sync places between iPhone and computer?

I'm looking for a way to drop pins on the map from my computer and have those pins accessible on my iPhone. I know Maps app has Bookmarks but it appears I can't sync them with Google account or ...
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Creating a virtual serial port

I'm trying to create a pair of virtual serial ports on my mac. This is fairly easy to do with many shareware programs on a PC. I figured there would be some uber-powerful shell command to do this in ...
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Compass in maps and app always wrong

When I use the direction in maps the direction is almost always ~90° off, occasionally it will be 135-180° wrong but mostly it looks like I'm travelling sideways. The phone is flat. Is there ...
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Google Maps no longer loads on iPad?

When I load the Google Maps app on my iPad, it simply quits before showing anything more than a grey screen, which I assume is a crash. Is there any way to fix this, or should I book an appointment at ...
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Google Maps app crashes on open for iPad

I'm traveling now and relying heavily on Google Maps on my iPad. with no warning, the app now crashes instantly when I click on it. no warning at all. I tap the icon, the default screen comes up, a ...
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'Travelling Salesman Problem' solver app for iPhone

Is there iPhone App to solve the Travelling Salesman Problem (TSP) for real world addresses? I found solver for OSM data? But I can not find in repo sources for iPhone.
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Is there a dashboard widget that displays Google Maps and traffic data overlay?

Is there a dashboard widget available that displays Google Maps with traffic data?
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Is MotionX GPS capable of caching Google Maps Tiles?

I've read this post here: Saving Google Maps on iOS but it didn't mention anything about MotionX GPS caching Google Maps tiles. I believe (correct me if I'm wrong) that it can cache proprietary tiles ...
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Why is Google maps (the built-in app) so slow on the iPhone 4?

My Google Maps app for iOS has gotten too slow to be useful at times. It doesn't seem to be a bandwidth issue, as it even affects typing- there's often meaningful lag from when i type a letter until ...
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On the iPad, is there a way to email a link to a mapped set of directions?

Now that I have the directions from A to B, I want to mail them to a contact, ideally as a Google Map link. I see no way to do so within the iPad Maps application, but maybe I am overlooking ...
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How can I save Google Maps in iOS for offline use?

Is there a way to retain a map with as much detail as possible (street view, maps, directions, zoom levels) offline? This question refers to the Apple maps program that shipped with iOS versions 1 ...
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Is there way to save google maps for offline iphone without jailbreak

I've iPhone 3Gs and want to download Google maps to use them offline with GPS. So is there a good app do that for me ? Note: i don't want to jailbreak my iPhone.