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How to Change Default Navigation Method on iPhone Maps Between Car, Bike, Public Transit, Walking, etc

Oct 4, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Change Default Navigation Method on iPhone

Do you usually rely on public transport a lot while traveling? Or perhaps, you use cycling directions for your daily commute? Maybe your standard mode of transportation isn’t a car? If you use Apple Maps for navigation, you may want to change your default navigation method to make sure you get your desired routes faster.

How to Share ETA from Apple Maps on iPhone with Siri

Oct 2, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Get Siri to Share ETA When Navigating with Apple Maps

Are you driving to meet up with your friends, family, or colleagues? If you use Apple Maps for navigation, you’ll be excited to know that you can share your ETA with them right from your iPhone by using Siri.

How to Get Cycling Directions in Maps on iPhone

Sep 4, 2021 - 6 Comments
How to View Cycling Directions in Maps on iPhone

Do you use a bike or cycle for leisure or commuting? Whatever the case, bicyclists will be pleased to know that you can now access cycling directions on your iPhone using Apple Maps.

How to Refresh Location in Find My on iPhone or iPad

Aug 24, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Refresh Find My location

If you use Find My with iPhone to keep track of location of friends, family, items, or Apple devices, you may be wondering how you can refresh the location when you’re looking at the Find My map. Refreshing the Find My location can be necessary for many reasons, for example if you’re wanting to see … Read More

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 Share Arrival Time with Maps on iPhone

Mar 13, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Share Arrival Time with Maps on iPhone

Looking forward to meet up with your friends, family, colleagues, or an appointment? If you use Apple Maps as your preferred navigation tool, you will be able to share your routes estimated time of arrival with any of your contacts right from your iPhone. Not only is ETA sharing convenient, but it also offers a … 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 Find COVID-19 Testing Locations with Apple Maps on iPhone & iPad

Jul 21, 2020 - 7 Comments
How to Find COVID-19 coronavirus testing with Apple Maps

If you are interested in finding a COVID-19 testing location, Apple Maps may be able to help track down a place where you can get tested for the novel coronavirus. Finding COVID-19 testing facilities near you, or even in a different region, is quite easy with Apple Maps. Here’s all that you will need to … 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 See Air Quality on Maps for iPhone & iPad

Apr 13, 2019 - 6 Comments
AQI Index information from AirNow website

Want to know what the air quality index is at a particular destination? The Apple Maps app on iPhone and iPad can give you this information. Those who are concerned about air quality will find it useful to know that the Maps app on iPhone and iPad has an optional feature that allows you to … 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 Use Maps in Globe View on Mac

Sep 10, 2018 - 12 Comments
Globe view in Maps for Mac

Have you ever wanted a little digital globe you could interact with, spinning the Earth around to see the continents, oceans, and features of our planet? If so, you’ll be happy to discover that the Maps app on the Mac has a hidden globe view that allows you to interact with and spin planet Earth … Read More

How to Look Inside Airports with Apple Maps on iPhone and iPad to Plan Ahead When Traveling

May 26, 2018 - 21 Comments

Airports can be hectic, and just about every traveler knows the stress of visiting an airport they have never been to before and trying to quickly navigate the maze of terminals to find their gate so that they can board a plane on time. A great trick that can ease the stress of travel and … 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

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