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Old 02-16-2014, 08:22 AM   #1
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Google Maps savings maps offline

Interested in using google maps on my iPhone for some trips this summer. Some of the areas I may travel through may have poor cell phone reception which means that I may not be able to access my maps and stay on the route I am interested in travelling on. Is there any way to save the map offline so that I can just go off GPS and not rely on 3G?

Here is a neat little trick I learned to cache maps, but you have to do it in 10 mile intervals, which will be painful!

http://www.businessinsider.com/how-t...ut-wifi-2014-2
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Old 02-20-2014, 06:06 PM   #2
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Interested in using google maps on my iPhone for some trips this summer. Some of the areas I may travel through may have poor cell phone reception which means that I may not be able to access my maps and stay on the route I am interested in travelling on. Is there any way to save the map offline so that I can just go off GPS and not rely on 3G?

Here is a neat little trick I learned to cache maps, but you have to do it in 10 mile intervals, which will be painful!

http://www.businessinsider.com/how-t...ut-wifi-2014-2
Yeah, I think that they changed their system recently. It used to be that you had to select a square area of land that equated to approximately to around 86mb of data, and that you were only allowed to download a set number of these areas (8-10?). Now it seems as though they will allow you a seemingly endless amount of area, but it must be done in these small intervals. And the only way to check if you've indeed covered the area desired, is to put the device in airplane mode.

So on one hand, it's a better system allowing for more data caching. On the other hand, it sure is monotonous downloading these small square areas of data, one by one...
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