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How to Use Waze on CarPlay to Replace Apple Maps

Jul 28, 2019 - 8 Comments
Use Waze on CarPlay

If you use Waze to navigate you may appreciate having the Waze app be front and center on CarPlay while you’re driving with iPhone. You might even be interested in replacing Apple Maps with Waze if you use the Waze app more than Apple Maps on your CarPlay vehicle. This article will show you how … Read More

How to Use Google Maps with CarPlay

Mar 16, 2019 - 4 Comments
Google Maps on CarPlay

Some CarPlay users may prefer to use Google Maps on CarPlay, instead of Apple Maps. Using Google Maps on CarPlay is simple, and you can easily replace the maps icon on a CarPlay unit with Google Maps (or even Waze) if desired. We’ll show you how to add Google Maps to CarPlay and also how … Read More

How to Disable “Shake to Send Feedback” in Google Maps for iPhone and iPad

Feb 17, 2019 - 4 Comments
Disable Shake to Send Feedback in Google Maps for iPhone or iPad

Have you ever been using Google Maps on iPhone or iPad and noticed a little pop-up alert message stating “Shake to send feedback – You shook your device! Your feedback suggestions help us improve Google Maps.” with options to report data problems, send feedback, or to dismiss the alert. Sometimes Google Maps users on iPhone … Read More

How to Enable Voice Navigation in Maps on iPhone

Mar 23, 2018 - 12 Comments
Enable Voice Navigation in Maps on iPhone

By default, the Maps app for iPhone will use voice navigation when giving directions. Voice navigation and talking directions is also the standard setting for Google Maps on iPhone too. But sometimes users can accidentally toggle the voice navigation settings off when they didn’t intend to, or forget to turn the voice navigation settings back … Read More

How to Input Location with GPS Coordinates on iPhone Maps

Apr 13, 2017 - 4 Comments
Enter and search by GPS coordinates on iPhone Maps

Do you have GPS coordinates for a location that you’d like to enter on the iPhone? You can input and search maps by GPS coordinates on the iPhone easily by using the Apple Maps or Google Maps applications, as we’ll demonstrate in this walkthrough. You will be able to input, search for, find, locate, and … Read More

How to Mark & Share a Maps Location from iPhone

Mar 4, 2017 - 7 Comments
How to share a location from Maps on iPhone

Have you ever found a location or an interesting spot on a map that you want to share with someone else? Using the iPhone Maps app, you can easily mark a location on a map and then share that marked pin with someone else, giving them the exact pinned location. This great feature has many … Read More

Manually Empty Google Maps Cache on iPhone

Aug 13, 2016 - 16 Comments
Google Maps

Unlike most other apps on the iPhone, the Google Maps application allows users to manually clear the apps cache. Doing so will remove the Google Maps app specific Documents and Data on iOS, including all local application caches, app data, offline stored maps, and reset any cookies within the Google Maps application. This is a … Read More

Get Walking Directions in Maps for iPhone

Dec 11, 2013 - 2 Comments
Maps icon

Many urbanites and city dwellers get about by walking, the oldest form of transportation in existence. If you’re one of us who often gets about a concrete jungle by propelling your legs in a forwardly direction, you’ll be pleased to know that the popular mapping applications in iOS have you covered. Both the default Maps … Read More

Export a Map of Any Location in PDF Format from Mac OS X

Nov 11, 2013 - 5 Comments
Apple Maps icon in OS X

A full featured Apple Maps app is now bundled on all Macs running modern versions of Mac OS. Most people will probably use Maps to get directions and cruise around the globe for virtual tours, but there’s an excellent little feature that allows you to export any regions map as a PDF file. This is … Read More

Find Where You Parked the Car with iPhone & Maps

Aug 20, 2013 - 3 Comments
Find where you parked car with iPhone

Visiting a new city, or maybe just a part of town you’re unfamiliar with? If you’re concerned you may forget where you parked your car (or bike, mule, horse, chariot, whatever), just pull out your iPhone at that location and use the Maps app to save the location. This simple trick means you’ll never forget … Read More

Use Google Maps Offline with Downloaded Local Maps Cache

Jul 17, 2013 - 1 Comment
Save Google Maps for offline use

An update to Google Maps for iOS has brought native support for the iPad, but perhaps the most useful feature of the new Google Maps app is the ability to cache maps for offline use on the iPhone. It’s really easy to use, so the next time you’re expecting to venture off into an area … Read More

Find the Best Directions on iPhone by Comparing Alternate Routes in Maps Apps

Apr 17, 2013 - 4 Comments

If you’re hitting the road with your iPhone, you’ll probably be relying on either Apple Maps or Google Maps to help you get to your destination. But before you settle on an uncertain route, remember to check the default routes and compare alternate routes in both mapping apps to find the best directions, and don’t … Read More

Get Siri to Provide Directions from Google Maps

Mar 5, 2013 - 3 Comments
Siri Directions from Google Maps

You’re probably aware that you can ask Siri for directions, and the personal assistant will route them for you through Apple Maps. This is an excellent feature to use while driving as it keeps you focused, and prevents you from poking around on the screen too much, which also happens to be an increasingly ticketable … Read More

Google Maps for iPhone Now Available to Download

Dec 12, 2012 - 17 Comments
Google Maps for iPhone icon

Google Maps for iPhone has arrived and it’s available to download right now from the App Store. The easy to use app is free and includes an intuitive interface, voice guided turn-by-turn navigation, Street View, public transportation directions, and perhaps most important for many users, the routinely accurate Google Mapping data engine. Download Google Maps … Read More

How to Use Google Maps on iOS 6 Right Now

Sep 24, 2012 - 32 Comments
Google Maps in iOS 6

If having Google Maps on your iOS 6 equipped iPhone is an absolute must right now, you’ll be pleased to discover that Google Maps has a surprisingly good web app that works extremely well from mobile Safari. Thanks to the speed of the A6 process in the iPhone 5, the web app so quick it … Read More

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