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How do I upload verification photos to Apple's Maps Connect?

I'm trying to submit my place of business to Apple's Maps Connect so that it shows up in Apple Maps, but my submission was rejected (unable to verify) until I upload verification photos. Here's ...
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Sync Apple Maps Favorites across personal devices

I have a MacBook (running macOS Mojave 10.14.5) and an iPhone (running iOS 12.3.1). I want to share my Favorites in Maps app between both the devices. They doesn't appear to sync whether I add Maps to ...
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MacOS Macbook Pro Map Services not loading

I am facing issues with my MBP 2018 when trying to request map data. There is absolutely no problem in opening Maps but as soon as other Applications try to embed a MapView somehow, only a grid is ...
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How can I download an Openstreetmap.com map to be editable into Illustrator ? Any experience on that?

I'm trying to design a cycling map for the town I'm living in, and trying to rely on Openstreetmap.com that has a Cycling Map layer. I've found many explanations on how to do it, but there is always ...
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How can I complement a suggested address in Maps?

I want to find an address in Maps, let's say it's Baker Street, 221b, London. So I begin to type "baker street" into the search field in Maps. Soon, after 3-4 typed characters, "Baker Street, London, ...
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What speed does maps.app use when calculating walking times

I like walking to places. Before I leave I see how long it will take me to walk there in the maps.app. Often, I find I get there 15% faster than the time displayed on my iPhone. But again I am quite ...
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Change default travel type maps

I have an iPhone running iOS 12. Is there anyway to change the travel type as I walk a lot so that it automatically gets walking directions where possible and shows travel times as walking times?
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How to download Maps for Apple maps?

How does one cache map data to enable GPS navigation without network access? I would like to cache maps before visiting an island.
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Apple Maps: Renaming Favorites or Marked Locations

There must be some really obvious trick which has escaped me. If I favorite a marked location on MacOS Maps, or on iOS Maps, I can’t see how I can give it a custom name. Tapping or clicking on Info ...
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macOS Maps - any way to change the default starting point for navigation?

Is there a hidden setting to change the default starting point for Maps navigation away from "My Location"? The Problem: When I'm traveling, I frequently want to check the distance between two ...
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iPhone movie GPS location on desktop Apple Maps

I can do this with a photo taken with my iPhone Import into the desktop Photos app Export the file with Location Information checked Open the image in Preview Open the Inspector (Tools\Show Inspector)...
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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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Are Apple maps for iPhone broken in SE Asia in 2018?

I have iOS 11.2.2 and have not used Apple maps in a long time. I’m seeing a blank map with a grid on iPhone, but no actual map layer or tiles ever loading when zoomed in. How do I fix broken empty ...
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Maps : search directions with intermediate point?

On MacOS as well as iOS : is it possible to search directions including an intermediate point ("via") ? Google Maps can do it.
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How to clear search history in Apple Maps

I’m on iOS 11 and to sliding an entry to the left is supposed to remove the entry. Now that the clear all option is gone I have to do it one by one, which is okay, but the problem is it doesn’t work. ...
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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 does a misspelled city name get fixed in Maps?

Apple has been misspelling the city "West Des Moines" as "West des Moines" (no capital "D") for quite some time now. I tried reporting this issue a number of times through the Maps application during ...
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How to reset iOS Maps data

Whenever I use maps to get directions to any destination, Maps notes that I have to go over a toll road (denoted with a small € symbol). Except: I live in the Netherlands and we have no toll roads. ...
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What exactly is required for Apple's Find-my-car feature to work?

My friends and I have noticed inconsistent results with Apple's feature to find your parked car. We've all seen it work sometimes, but not always. The feature I'm talking about is described here: ...
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Map cannot navigate foreign country

I cannot get my Map app on Mac OS X Yosemite to navigate a different country. For example, if I search for "Osaka, Japan", it kept finding me the nearly Japanese restaurant named Osaka... How to get ...
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How to see compass accuracy and recalibrate the compass in iOS 10?

My compass is often wrong, which leads to all directional modes of maps being wrong (very annoying for back country trail following). In old versions of iOS I remember the 'figure 8' popping up ...
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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 ...
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iPad mini Wi-Fi in the UK

My iPad Mini does not have GPS capabilities. I would like Maps to show my location. Can I attach a Bluetooth GPS receiver to enable this functionality? If so, will any Bluetooth GPS receiver work ...
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Disable photos in maps

The Maps app on the iPhone shows the photos from a business's Yelp page, but for some businesses these photos are inappropriate. Is there a way to block them?
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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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Prevent Maps from changing modes of direction

I was riding my bicycle downtown today listening to music and directions from my phone through my headphones. Since I was riding my bike I wanted walking directions but any time I started picking up ...
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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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iPhone: View Photo Location in Maps

I though this would be so obvious that the answer should be simple. I have a photo taken somewhere. I select it in the Photos app, and select the Share icon. I would simply like the option to view ...
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Keep Maps/Waze on screen when answering call

I have my iPhone paired with my car's Bluetooth. I typically have my iPhone displaying Waze or Apple Maps in navigation mode. When I answer a call, the Phone app takes over the entire screen and I no ...
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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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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: /Applications/Maps.app/...
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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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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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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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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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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 to show the map in Photos?

I just upgraded to OS X Yosemite 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 on ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Apple Maps & E-Z Pass (detection?)

I've been driving a bit lately up and down the east coast of the United States and I realized that Apple Maps constantly tells me to "stay left" when going through tolls. Every toll that I have gone ...
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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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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 ...