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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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How to zoom out in iPhone 6 Maps navigation?

In Maps navigation mode, is there a way to zoom out? I'm trying the pinch-out gesture, but it doesn't work.
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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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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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Some favourites on Maps on iPad doesn't work

I tapped on Maps and created a bookmark, then i add this bookmark to the favourites. When i want to search my just added favourite in search bar it doesn't find it. I completely do not know why. Some ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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What determines the width of the cone in the Maps app?

I have noticed that the "direction cone" in the Maps app sometimes changes its acuteness: sometimes it will get wider or narrower. The cone seems to represent some sort of accuracy/confidence. I'm ...
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OSX Maps displays a non existant iPhone

I have recently had my iPhone 5 replaced at the apple store due to an antenna failure. At the time it was running iOS 7 and upon handing it over to receive the new one, iCloud was disabled and the ...
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Is it possible to have more waypoints in Maps.app on OSX?

Is it possible to have waypoints, or multiple destinations, when getting route directions in the Maps.app on OSX Mavericks? I would like to change the route like one can by dragging the route in ...
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How can I use a different navigation app from within Maps?

When using the built in maps navigation, I'm sure I once was able to choose which mapping tool to use (Google Maps or CoPilot) but now for the life of me I can't work out how I did it. I'd like to ...
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OS X Mavericks Maps: can't send direction to iPhone [closed]

First of all, I have solved the problem. It took me quite a while to figure out, so I'll share the solution here in case anyone runs into the same problem. To put it short, you should be able to see ...
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Apple Maps takes me to the wrong home address

I live at 53 5th Street in Springfield, but on my 4S Apple Maps, when I ask it to take me home, keeps taking me to 53th 5th Street in Shelbyville. Note, addresses are obviously made-up but I do live ...
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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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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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iOS 6 Maps: Able to cache route or location offline?

I'm currently traveling for an extended period of time with an iPod Touch running iOS 5. I don't always have wi-fi access and I usually use the Maps application to look up my destination before ...
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Is there a way to input GPS co-ordinates into the iOS6 Maps app?

In Google Maps and the iOS-5 Maps app you can search for co-ordinates such as "loc: N 42 14.768 W 071 02.156" (note the lowercase loc). In the new Maps app this fails with No Results found. Is there ...
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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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Google Map directions on iPad

When looking for directions, Google Maps says "first of three suggested routes." It shows the first, but I can find no way of finding out what the other two suggested routes are. I've searched the ...
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Can I keep my iPhone screen off during voice navigation with Apple's Maps app?

I have been using voice navigation in Apple's Maps app for iOS 6. I keep the phone in one of my car's cup holders because I am mostly using it in my home area where the maps on the screen aren't ...
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What iPhone maps app can I use if I don't have a SIM card?

I'm going to be using my iPhone overseas without a SIM card, but I want to use turn-by-turn navigation to walk and drive around. I'm willing to plot my route via wifi before I leave the house, but I ...
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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 ...