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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Getting the longitude and latitude from Google Maps

I got a friend who sent me his location via WhatsApp. I am also having the navigation software sygic installed, and it accepts the longitude and latitude to specifiy the location. For it can I pull ...
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Transferring bookmarks from Apple Maps to Google Maps

Is there a way to transfer bookmarks from Apple Maps to Google Maps? I understand why I can't, but has anyone found a workaround?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is MotionX GPS capable of caching Google Maps Tiles?

I've read this post here: How can I save Google Maps in iOS for offline use? but it didn't mention anything about MotionX GPS caching Google Maps tiles. I believe (correct me if I'm wrong) that it can ...
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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...