Questions tagged [google-maps]

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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Google Maps in Safari suddenly stopped paying attention to mouse wheels

Like, really suddenly: I was on a Google Maps view in Safari, in the process of zooming the view in, and it stopped. I'm not zoomed in too far or anything, and I can still double-click to zoom in (I ...
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Why [Watch]->[Settings]->[Bluetooth] says no connection, but iPhone says there is a Bluetooth connection to the Watch?

I have no problem with 2-way communication between my AppleWatch Series 3 (os v8.5.1) and iPhone 12-mini (iOS v15.4.1). The iPhone Settings shows the Apple Watch as a connected device. However, on the ...
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How can I get Apple Maps and Google Maps to *always* show speed limits?

I'm on iOS 15.2.1, and I've enabled the display of speed limits in both Apple Maps and Google Maps. Both apps show the speed limit if I'm using them to navigate somewhere, but if I'm just using them ...
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Google Street View looking jagged and Google Maps font size appear wrong on Firefox on MacOS Monterey

Just updated to Firefox Developer Edition 97.07b7 64-bit on MacOS Monterey 12.1 on a 2020 MacBook Pro 13-inch with 2 Ghz Processor and 16 GB memory. Everything works well, apart from Google Maps and ...
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Stars in Google Maps reappear X days after removing them

I'm using the "Starred places" feature in Google Maps on my iPhone: namely, when you select a place, you can hit the "Save" bookmark icon, and then add it to "Starred places&...
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I can not fix an incorrect location for chrome: is there a way to manually enter my location?

I have gone through various Q&A on allowing chrome to detect my location. Here are the instructions from google search Click Settings and then At the bottom, click Advanced. In the "Privacy ...
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Default browser in Google maps on iPhone

iPhone recently allowed me to set Chrome as the default browser, but this has not affected browsing from google maps. When clicking on a business location in google maps, then clicking on the website, ...
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Google Earth Pro not working after upgrade to Catalina

After I upgraded my macOS to Catalina on my MacBook Pro 2018 (13.3", i5, 16GB RAM, TouchBar), Google Earth Pro will not open anymore. When I launch the app, it opens the window but it will freeze ...
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How does google maps know that I've taken pictures?

Yesterday I've visited a restaurant. The restaurant had a beautiful garden and colorful plants. So I took several pictures there. Today, Google Maps sent me a notification and offered me to share ...
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Google Dropped Pin Link not showing in Website (Deskop) nor in Google Maps (iphone App)

I have a Google-dropped-link. On the iPhone (latest updates installed - 12.4.1) it opens first the website only with a button to open the app. By clicking on it, it opens the app but does not show ...
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Does Google Maps upload my photos? [duplicate]

Just the other day I got a push notification message that asked if I wanted to upload certain photos I took at a certain place to Google Maps for that place. It kind of shocked me since I never ...
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Why doesn't Google Maps Location history work reliably with iPhone?

I just switched from an Android phone to an iPhone. With the Android phone, my location history was perfect, with the iPhone it is all confused. In Google Map app I've set Settings → Personal Content ...
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How Google Maps continuously gets' updated even without Internet? [duplicate]

few days back i was going to my friend's house but i was not sure about his[my friend] exact location so i used Google maps and didn't closed the Map's tab. On my way to his house when i checked maps ...
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Remove Google Maps Account History [duplicate]

I have a simple question regarding Google Maps. I am not signed in with Google, and don't use their services anymore, yet, when I start Google Maps I get the following: How can I completely eliminate ...
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maps.app on iOS "follow me" mode without a destination set

In stand-alone automotive GPS systems if you just have it on but have not programmed in a specific destination it will show your moving on an active scrolling street map of the road you are on and any ...
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How do I display the speed limit on Google Maps in iOS?

Is there a way to display the speed limit of an area in Google Maps on iOS? I know speed limit overlays for Google Maps are possible on Android through third party apps, but I haven't been able to ...
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On iPhone and iPad, how do I get the latitude and longitude number from the Maps app or Google Maps app?

For example, on a desktop computer, if I enter in Google Maps website: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA I can easily get in the URL 37.769425,-122.48840 If I use the Maps app or Google Maps app,...
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How to change default maps to Google Maps for WhatsApp location sharing on iPhone 7?

How to change default maps to Google maps on iPhone 7 while sharing location to others on WhatsApp Application ? iOS Version : 11.1.2, Model : iPhone 7, 128 GB I also tried uninstalling Apple Maps, ...
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Google Maps: mark road as Closed on iPhone/mobile (Directions)

Is there a way to mark a road as Closed in Google Maps Directions on a mobile phone (iPhone but likely to be the same on Android)? So that the itinerary is changed, avoiding that closed road. Note1 ...
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Temporaily slow down "scroll wheel" speed on Magic Mouse?

I have the "scroll wheel" speed on my Magic Mouse set to highest possible. Is there a way to slow it down just temporarily in Safari? You can achieve other similar "slow downs" in the system by ...
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Blue bar for "Google Maps is Using Your Location" missing

Typically, if Google Maps is closed while in use, there will be a blue bar indicating that Google Maps is still in use. Recently this bar has stopped appearing for me. Why might the location bar have ...
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How do you enable Google Location History on an iPhone?

I would like to enable Google's Location History on my iPhone so I can see my location history at https://www.google.com/maps/timeline. I tried enabling this functionality as follows: Open the Google ...
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Chrome cant show image when using cellular data. but working fine when using wifi

i try to open my website where there is some function to get current location and show the image of my location. but its only working when im using wifi data and when im using cellular data the image ...
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Cant sign into any Google iOS app

Cannot sign into any Google iOS app (Google, Google Maps, Google Earth) on my new iPhone 7 Plus. It says: "Sorry there seems to be a problem please try again" Have tried: -Resetting iPhone -Signing ...
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No sound when iOS screen off and using Google Maps navigation?

I'm using latest versions of iOS and Google Maps on an iPhone 7, and when I turn the screen off, I do not hear turn-by-turn directions when using the navigation feature of Google Maps. Yet, according ...
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Maps vs Google Maps data consumption

Out of Apple's Maps (or just - Maps) and Google Maps, which is more economical on data? Google Maps caches the path to destination. I know this because I have searched for locations on Google Maps and ...
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Why do Downloaded Google Maps expire after 29 days? [closed]

I am assuming when the map expires, that I am SOL if I try to use it. Within the Google Maps app, one can download maps for offline use: great when traveling abroad, especially when there is no ...
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Are updates available for Maps on the iPhone 6s plus

Maps for my area has not been updated and is missing some major highway additions. I'm currently using Google as a substitute but its not as integrated into iOS.
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Does Google Maps iOS have voice navigation

I have been using Google Maps iOS (Australia) and i have never received voice navigation. Is this supported? And if so is it supported in Australia? And if so once again, where should I check to get ...
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Open addresses in google maps instead of apple maps

Street addresses in Messages, Calendar, etc appear as links to click. But when I tap on these links, they open in Apple maps. I prefer to use google maps (or citymapper, where available). How can ...
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Google maps is not working on my IPhone 5S the last 2 days when on LTE

For the last 2 days when on LTE, my Google Maps will load the data, but once it comes up, it's immediately deleted. It's only Google Maps I have trouble with, as my Gmail comes up without problem
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Google Maps' "Nearby Transit" iOS widget doesn't work

I'm using the Google Maps app v4.11 that includes a Notification Center widget for Nearby Transit. The problem is that it always says that there are no transit stations nearby. I'm in the middle of ...
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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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Why does my Google Maps app not send location?

I have Google Maps installed in my iPhone 6, and I have enabled location history in Google location settings page, but my Google location history page doesn't have records. How can I turn it on?
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How to get GPS Coordinates on Google Maps?

Apparently, the feature to right click on a location ("what's here?) and get GPS coordinates for a location while in Google Maps has been changed recently. Now all I get is street addresses or worse ...
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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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Google Maps on iPhone wont update map orientation as I cycle

Goole Maps on my iPhone have has stopped changing the orientation of the map in cycling mode. The first image is a screengrab of Apple's maps. You can see the arrow is the same direction as the ...
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Google Maps for iPhone: how to disable "My location"?

So, I have Google Maps for iPhone (not the latest 4.0.x version, but the immediately previous one), and there's an arrow on the bottom right which enables "My location". When it's enabled (the arrow ...
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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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I've 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: https://developers.google.com/maps/...
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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 you've ...
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