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Siri is giving out wrong phone number for my business

I am an optometrist and when people use Siri to find me Siri is giving my home number instead of my office number. How can I correct this issue?
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How can I use an iPhone to “tag” a location using GPS so I can bookmark a location?

I need to tag a "location" of interest such as An nest or hive out in nature where no cellular service is available Location of a good view on a mountain (where no cell service is visible) Location ...
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Address for “Home” is incorrect in Maps and I can't seem to find a way to updated it?

When I originally got my iPhone 5s I asked Siri to set my home address. At that time, it recognized a wrong address and I can't seem to find a way to correct it. It is listed with a little house icon ...
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Can I send my location in an imessage directly from the messages app?

I know I can go to the Maps app, and then click on the pin for my current location, and then select to share it, and then pick to send a message (vs. an email etc.) But I can't find any way to send ...
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Apple Maps & E-Z Pass (detection?)

I've been driving a bit lately up and down the east coast of America and I realized that Apple Maps constantly tells me to "stay left" when going through tolls. Every toll that I have gone through ...
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Is there a way to disable the auto-recognition of addresses in Safari?

Whenever I click on a full address in a text box in Safari, it is auto-recognized and pops up a map, like in the following screenshot: Is there any way to disable this? This does not happen in ...
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Sharing transit directions from OS X to iOS results in maps prompting for a “routing app”

When I look up transit directions on Maps in OS X and then send those directions to my iPhone, when I open the iOS Maps app by clicking on the notification, it asks me to select a "routing app" (uber, ...
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Google Maps won't start on iPhone 4

I tap on the icon for the app, the splash screen appears, and then it promptly crashes back to the home screen without a trace. I've updated to the latest version of the app and the latest version of ...
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Can't change OS X Maps to use km instead of miles

When I'm using the directions in the Maps application in Mavericks the distance is in miles instead of in km. The "Measurement units" i set to "Metric" under "Advanced..." in Language & Region ...
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How do I remove “nearby cocktail bars” on iOS 9?

A friend of mine in AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) asked me if I knew of a way to remove "nearby bars" from his iPhone. This appears when you swipe left and the built in Maps feature displays this.
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Apple's Map Program Crashes repeatedly and reliably whenever a zoom is attempted

Any ideas as to why this is happening? I am stumped. Here is the crash report (with the binary images removed): Process: Maps [999] Path: ...
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List of Indoor Positioning enabled locations

At WWDC 2014 Apple announced that the venues listed below would be 'Indoor Positioning Enabled' and that more would be announced soon. Have anymore been announced since WWDC 2014? California Academy ...
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How do I open Apple Maps from a Google Maps link in Safari?

I would ideally like a bookmarklet since then I could use it on iOS as well. I tried this Safari extension but I would like an option in the toolbar to open Apple Maps when I'm already on a Google ...
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Apple Maps for iOS App

I'm interested in using Apple Maps for an iOS app, and have a couple of questions about it. Is there any cost associated with using Apple Maps? Is it free, or does it depend on the type of use? Does ...
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Does Maps remember the location of different pins located at the same address?

My first day of college classes is tomorrow, and I was thinking of dropping pins at each building location and adding them to my professors' contact cards as their addresses. The thing is, every pin I ...
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How to “drop a pin” for iPhone AND Android users?

This past weekend I "dropped a pin" on restaurant X using Maps and then "Shared the location" via Message to a friend. I had no idea what kind of phone this friend had. I assumed she received the ...
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How to show the map in Photos?

I just upgraded to the latest OS X with the new Photos application. I have seen screenshots online where we can view photos on a map, however I can't get to that map. How can I see all of my photos ...
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iPhone map issue

Every address or location that is mentioned in an email delivered to my phone, or my husband's phone is automatically listed in my maps app. I cannot figure out how to turn this annoying feature off. ...
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Add GPS Coordinates to iPhone Contact

I like to hike (with dogs). Please how can I add GPS coordinates to an iPhone contact address field or otherwise like "the lodge near Au Sable Falls, NY" at 44.181430, -73.965213. There is no road ...
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What Photogrammetry software is available on Mac OS X?

I have been searching for a photogrammetry application for Mac. Can anyone tell me where can I get them?
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Maps app on iPad-mini wifi only without internet

I have a iPad-mini wifi only device. Several times I have been able to pull up a map that I have bookmarked without being connected to the internet. This has been when I was in a vehicle with no ...
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Saving GPS Coordinates in Contacts

I live in a country which has few registered Apple Maps addresses. All that i want is to store GPS coordinates in contacts to use those at the Reminders app. I came from diverse forums like this and ...
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Using Location services abroad without roaming charges

I have an offline maps application (maps.me) on my iPhone 5S GSM. Can I use the location services function abroad without getting charges for roaming when Cellular data is turned off? (Only data is ...
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Alternatives to Google Earth that can consume KMZ

I'm trying to eliminate Google software from my OS X experience. I would like to eliminate Google Earth. Are there OS X tools that can consume or work with KMZ files? Are there good online tools that ...
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Screen capture not working for satellite view of Maps

I'd like to know if it's possible to take a screen capture of the satellite view of 'Maps' on my iPhone 6. It doesn't respond using the Home and Sleep buttons.
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iOS app for marking businesses on a personalized map

I need an app for iPhone (iOS 8) that would: allow me to save places on a map and group them by categories (e.g. restaurants, bars, clubs, ...) be more useful if I could change the name of the ...
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How to route map between two distinct points?

I feel that this must be a common and easy feature on the iPhone. I am looking for the ability to map between two distinct points on the iPhone by thumbtack. I understand you can do it via explicit ...
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How can I add locations to iCal events?

The OS X Calendar app will suggest locations as I enter text into the location field of an appointment; but in practice, it does a terrible (technically, an astonishingly terrible) job of suggesting ...
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How to search by coordinates in Apple Maps?

Using google maps, looking for N45°11.760 E5°45.936 works to show the geolocation on a map. Unfortunately this does not work on Maps. Any idea how to do it ?
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Alternatives for Suggested Routes

Apple maps shows "1 of 3 Suggested Routes". How do I get to see the alternatives?
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How can I open a Google Maps URL in Apple Maps?

Is there a way for me to convert a Google Maps URL to an Apple Maps-friendly format so it opens in the correct place? I might be in the minority, but where I am, Apple Maps offers vastly superior ...
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Changing my home address in iOS 7 not picked up in Maps or notification center

I need to change my home address, following this post. I've moved, so I need to update my address, but it does not seem to work. My new street address does not exist in the map (as I've moved to a ...
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iPad maps: hide location circle

Is ther a way to hide the blue location circle on the iPad maps? I know I could disable wifi, but I still want to be able to access the maps. What I am trying to do is to zoom all the way out in ...
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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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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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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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Visualise on a map the location of the photos inside a folder

Is there a software that I can point to a folder to see a map of the area of all the pictures present in that folder? With tiny thumbnails or dots. Similar to what can be done directly on the iPhone, ...
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Why doesn't Apple Maps find an address that contains a suite letter?

I live in a duplex, and my address is of the form <Suite Letter>-<House Number> <Street Name>. When I search for my address in the new Apple Maps app, it only seems to locate my ...
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Facebook Crashes When Trying To Display A Map

I have an iPhone 6 plus. Just recently, Facebook crashes every time it tries to display a status, in the news feed, that contains a map of where someone checked in. I've tried a hard reset as well as ...
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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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How do I fix OSX Maps having the wrong location (Next Door)

On OSX Maps, when I use my "Current Location" always resolves to the house next door. This is easy enough to override, by never using my current location, but is there a way to make it know the real ...
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plot boat travel on Maps in OS X Mavericks

Is there some (worldwide) way to paint or plot a travel plan on rivers and seas with the OS X Mavericks Maps application? If not, is there some other OS X or service application that allows for ...
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OS X Maps app, seek with longitude and lattude possible?

Is there some way to get the Maps app in OS X Mavericks to show a specific known latitude/longitude expressed in numbers only? If so, what's the syntax?
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Apple Map App for use as GPS on my iPad air. Do not have iPhone

Will the Apple Map app operate with only a GPS antenna linked to my I Pad Air?
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Why does iPhone Maps app sometimes ask to enable Wi-Fi for “accuracy”, even though Location Services (GPS) is enabled?

Background: I have an iPhone 3GS with iOS 5.1, and a 3G data plan that I keep enabled. I also keep "Location Services" (GPS) always on, since I use applications that take advantage of it. However, I ...
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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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Best offline maps for iOS 4.2.1 (iPod 2G)

I have a jailbroken iPod touch 2G running iOS 4.2.1. I tried City Maps to go and oMaps. First on did not work, second one did not offer much functionality. Is there any other app that I can try? ...
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iOS7: How do I find a location in Maps and assign it as the location on a calendar entry?

I like that the Calendar now allows assigning a location to an entry which can then be opened in Maps. Unfortunately it appears to be confined to locations assigned to contacts - which make sense if ...
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How does Maps on Mac OS determine the computer's location

How does Maps on Mac OS finds the computer's location so precisely? There is no GPS chip on the Mac, so how does it really work? Can someone provide details about the process used by the Mac OS ...
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Apple Maps Doesn't Rotate

I just installed Mavericks, but when I open Maps, the two-finger rotate gesture does nothing. The gesture is active in System Preferences. The compass does not appear in Maps. I can use the same ...