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How to Share Trip Progress with Google Maps on iPhone

Apr 18, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Share Trip Progress with Google Maps on iPhone

Going on a road trip or looking to meet up with your friends? If you use Google Maps as your go-to navigation app, you will be able to share your trip progress with any of your contacts right from your iPhone, similar to how you can with Apple Maps.

How to Use Google Maps Incognito Mode on iPhone & iPad

Feb 13, 2021 - 3 Comments
How to Use Google Maps Incognito Mode on iPhone & iPad

Do you use Google Maps as your primary app for navigation on your iPhone or iPad? If so, you might be interested in taking advantage of the Incognito mode it has to offer, which can help to make Google Maps use a bit more private.

How to Download Offline Maps in Google Maps for iPhone

Dec 24, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Download Offline Maps in Google Maps for iPhone

Do you primarily rely on Google Maps for directions on your iPhone? If so, did you know that you can download maps to your device for offline use? This could really come in handy when you’re not connected to the internet, whether you’re traveling in a location without perfect cell service, going somewhere with no … Read More

How to Access Music Controls in Google Maps on iPhone

Nov 25, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Access Music Controls in Google Maps on iPhone & iPad

Do you often listen to music while you’re driving? You’re not alone. Well, if you use Google Maps for navigation, you’re in for a treat, as you can now control your music without having to switch between apps on iPhone.

How to Turn off & Delete Google Location History on iPhone & iPad

Nov 21, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to Delete Google Location History on iPhone

Do you use Google Maps on your iPhone or iPad? If so, depending on your settings you may find that Google uses Location History to keep a track of all the locations you’ve visited over time. This data is then used to provide personalized recommendations that are specific to your location across Google services.

How to Clear Google Maps Search History on iPhone & iPad

Sep 20, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Clear Google Maps Search History on iPhone & iPad

If you use Google Maps for navigation on your iPhone and iPad, you may know already that the app saves all of your recent searches for places and directions, just like a web browser. If you want to remove the Google Maps search history to clear out outdated suggestions, or for privacy purposes, you will … Read More

How to Automatically Delete Google Maps Search History on iPhone & iPad

Jul 23, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to Automatically Delete Google Maps Search History on iPhone & iPad

Do you use Google Maps for navigation on your iPhone and iPad? If so, you might be interested in setting the app to automatically delete your search history. As you may know, Google Maps defaults to saving your recent searches for places and directions, similar to a web browser. Those searched are saved to improve … Read More

How to Use Waze on CarPlay to Replace Apple Maps

Jul 28, 2019 - 9 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 - 5 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 - 25 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 - 5 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 - 8 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

Got an Old Google Maps Version? A Trick to Use Google Maps Offline with Downloaded Local Maps Cache

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

Older versions of Google Maps for iOS have 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 with … Read More

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