Google Maps is a web mapping service and a Android app.

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Google maps: Your Places, Visited

How is the Your Places | Visited section of Google maps populated? Do I have to actually stop at a place and some GPS daemon then inserts the address of where it thinks I'm at into Google maps? I ask ...
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Google Maps now shows addresses for some of my contacts

I realized I can see all the addresses of people whose phone number I have on Google Maps. I doubt these people intentionally made their addresses available publicly. How does the Google Maps app ...
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Save offline Google maps to SD card

I found nice feature in google maps for android - save maps for offline use. But looks it saves maps only to internal memory. How to save maps to SD card?
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How can I run Google's apps without Google play services?

Most of the Google apps (nearly all) require Google play services to run, like YouTube.I never liked Google play services and play store but I've to keep them because I can't run gmail and YouTube ...
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Duplication of cellular phone Android 5.1.1

I think I have been duplicated or hacked. Google Maps time line shows me present for three days consecutively and me amd device were at another location, home. Is this possible what info /action have ...
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Duplication of cellular device [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy Core Prime and use a Google account and a hotmail.com addy on the device, and am trying to solve Google Maps timeline mysteries, like being places and such. What act or info ...
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How can I share my current GPS location from google maps?

I'm at a screen such as this and I'd like to share the exact GPS location of the blue marker (not just the approximate address). The only way I've found is to get directions to somewhere, share the ...
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Is there a way to extend or stop the expiration limit of Offline Maps provided in Google Maps?

I was wondering if there's a way to either completely turn off or extend the time frame of expiration for Google Maps - Offline feature. I tried to search about it, but almost all blogs suggests that ...
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Is there a way to download and store Google Maps permanently?

Google Maps are arguably the most accurate online maps in the world, but the problem is that the app itself has many limitations when it comes to offline use like not allowing downloads of maps bigger ...
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Google maps location working in app but not in browser

I am trying to use google maps to determine my location. When I open the app on my phone (Samsung Note 4), I immediately get location with an accuracy of about 10 metres, but when I access the website ...
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Change map language on Google Maps

I have Nexus 7. I'll be traveling to Bangkok in a couple of weeks, and would like to change the Google Maps app to display street names in Thai just in case I get lost and need local help, and also ...
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How to tilt Google Maps in an emulator?

I am using the emulators (AVD) by Google to run an application which contains a Google Map Activity? On a real device I can use two fingers to tilt the map and see 3d buildings in certain zoom levels ...
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Open Home screen shortcut from NFC Tag

I have the Google Maps "Driving" shortcut on my home screen and would like to open it from a NFC Tag, there are lots of apps that allow you to write "open app XYZ" to a NFC Tag, but I can't find a way ...
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compass in Google Maps stopped working (Xperia V CM 12.1)

In the Google Maps app the compass of my Xperia V (model identifier: LT25i | codename: Tsubasa) doesn't work properly anymore (only 180 degree flips). To be more precise the compass already stopped ...
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Google Maps is stuck on loading when showing route

My Google Maps app is suddenly having some problem. It just keeps on loading when loading the route between two places. I've reinstalled the app but problem is not solved. Screenshot (click to ...
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Google Maps show location history where I've never even been

I have a Samsung Galaxy Core Prime and it has Google Maps downloaded on it as well as other Google apps. My husband went through my phone and in the Google Maps app, under timeline, apparently it ...
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How can i make my google maps app close?

I used google maps earlier today and now it won't close. I exited the navigation, even restarted my phone, and it's still showing as running in the background. How do I make it close? I have an LG ...
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Can't use ok google anymore

my problem here started about 2 months ago. i searched a lot for an answer before asking for help here. but didn't find anything. i'm from Iran. i used to be able to use google now and its cards ...
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Google Maps forces offline mode

I've been able to use Google Maps as normal at home (strong WiFi; 2 bars in 3G) with no problems for ages. Suddenly it says it is in Offline mode so won't plan a route; tapping the message bar does ...
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How to extract road details from Google map?

I have a problem of getting gps locations regarding to a road from google maps android api. How can we get a gps location range regarding to a road?? Is there any way to identify a marked point is ...
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How to set Google Maps Home address accurately?

My home is in a remote location and as Google Maps doesn't have street-specific database for my location, I can't write my address like (House No, Street, Society, etc). I can only set my home to my ...
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voice navigation doesn't work in offline mode

I have save the offline map for my city including surrounding areas. When I tried offline street navigation (my prepaid SIM has no data anymore), there's no voice navigation. Is this normal? Thanks ...
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Can't see 'My Maps' in Google maps app

According to this, I should be able to see 'My Maps' from the main google maps app in android. Open the Google Maps app maps. Touch the menu >Your places. Scroll down to see your maps. Touch one to ...
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question google maps and street navigation

just want to ask something about google maps app and street navigation and "saved" data: I am travelling between Moscow and Vladivostok (eastern shores). Before leaving (still has 3G/4G connection), ...
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Google Navigation First-Person Perspective Not Working on CM12

I recently upgraded to Cyanogenmod 12.1 on an HTC One M7 and now the "first-person" perspective in Google Navigation no longer works. I've been using CM on this phone since version 10, and Google Nav ...
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Google Maps consuming battery

I've recently updated Google Maps to version 9.16.2 and it is draining battery like anything. I tried disabling it but it starts again and again and consumes battery Screenshot (click to enlarge)
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How to write an NFC tag with Driving Directions?

I want to write an NFC Tag on a sticker with something that will directly open Google Maps driving directions to a specific address. I've tried using "NFC Tasks" / "NFC Tools", but haven't found any ...
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Google apps timeline inaccurate location [duplicate]

My Google apps timeline says I went to a postcode and stayed there for 3 hours when I never left my house which is 4 miles away from where it says I was it was in the middle of the night when I wasn't ...
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Prevent music volume from being lowered when using turn-by-turn navigation

I use a Nexus 6 on Lollipop. Sometimes I'll try to listen to music over Bluetooth while using Google Maps turn-by-turn navigation in my car. The volume on the music is reduced whenever Google Maps ...
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Offline DATA in Google Maps prompting for updates too often

The offline data in Google Maps app should be downloaded every 30 days. But in my Moto E it's prompting me to download the map data too often (2-3 days once). Why is this happening?
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Is it possible to prefetch an area of Google Maps on a tablet?

Suppose I wanted to download a particular state (of the U.S.) so that I could use GPS while not connected to wireless or 3G/4G on a tablet. Is this possible? The device I have now is a Samsung T530NU. ...
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Google Maps timeline feature not working

When I was trying to connect my past timeline events, I encountered an awkward situation. It says "Can't connect to Maps, try again". Does anybody know why I'm getting this error? Is there any way to ...
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Hide menu in Google Maps

When I load a google map and plot a route, the searchbox with its map results text takes up half the screen. How do I hide that so I can see just the map? (Android 4.0.3 on an Acer A100)
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Google Maps strange green texture when zooming in

On my tablet Lenovo 10" Android 4.2.2 my Google Maps looks really annoying, when I zoom in it has this green texture covering the map. Anyone knows why this happens and how to get rid of it? Google ...
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GPS accuracy is poor and Location History proves it. Any fix?

I have a Verizon Note 4. I've had it a year now and it's been great. Just recently, maybe after the Lollipop update, the GPS accuracy is poor. I often bounce around on Google Maps, Navigation keeps ...
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Old phone to track my bike in case of theft

I have an old galaxy s3, I was thinking of storing it in my bike seat or a lockbox on my bike in case it gets stolen so i can track down my bike. Is there any way of doing this without a sim ...
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Displaying details of locations in My Maps

I'm using My Maps app, and when I select map, and zoom in the map, and click one of the pins, I cannot see the name (and description) of the pinned location. How can I do that?
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How to handle maps in google maps app?

I am having some trouble with some easy stuff on Google Maps and was wondering if anyone could help. I am running Google Maps on Android 4.4.2. When I click on the menu icon in the upper left and ...
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Change Navigation Language Google Maps

I got a new OnePlus One recently and have noticed that the Google Maps Navigation Voice is in English (India) ( I bought the phone in India). This is very annoying and refuses to change no matter how ...
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Open Google Maps to location with NFC tag

I have an NFC tag containing only one record, in the format of geo: [latitude],[longitude], and when I tap it to my phone the 2 options are the Waze app and Google Maps. Waze opens up to those ...
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My android phone location history shows locations not visited

My Android phone is enabled for home WiFi as well as cell tower connection. My location services have been enabled as well to use Google Maps for tracking Location history. Whenever I go to my balcony ...
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Is there a way to rotate google map with single finger?

I know that one can enlarge/shrink the map with single hand by double tapping the screen, holding the second tap and drag up or down. (This actually works for many other app. Not sure if it is ...
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I cannot find my current location while offline in google maps

Before I could easily find my current location being offline using offline maps but at present in the updated Google maps I am not able to use it. It shows the location while I am online, and once I ...
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how to keep using Google Maps in browser and avoid launching the app?

If I point my browser (Doplhin browser) to http://maps.google.com it automatically opens the Google Maps app. Is there a way to avoid this and keep using the site through the browser? If it matters, ...
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How to suppress these “Application needs installed” notifications from Google Maps?

Since the last Google Maps update, it periodically shows an “Application needs installed: Request of install from Google Maps” airpush notification begging me to install Google Play services. I do ...
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All the info of Google “My Maps” in offline mode

Using Android 5.1, I would like to use all the information of "My Maps" in offline mode, but I do not find the way to do it. I mean, I've downloaded the map of a city to be used offline and it works ...
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Google's location history minute by minute

My phone was stolen. Is it possible to get the location history as realtime as possible from Google?
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Google locations showing another location during day and accurate location during night

I am using two android phones both have been purchased in last six months and are updated & I am using google location app on both phones for last 20 days. One phone is showing accurate location ...
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Google Maps app: how to find a shop on a given street (knowing only the shop type)?

I am using the Google Maps for Android application. I know the name of a street where a certain shop can be found. I don't know the name of the shop, but I know what kind of shop it is (e.g., a book ...
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Why are Google Maps 9.5.1 running slow/freezing?

My Google Maps tend to freeze whenever I interact with them. Sometimes I can move around the map and it loads fine, but as soon as I do something else, like picking a location, like a restaurant or a ...