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Google Maps not showing actual location

Google Maps is not showing my actual location. It shows me as being nearby (almost a kilometer away). What can the problem?
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Storing offline Google Maps on SD card

I'm trying to force Google Maps to store offline map data to my SD card by using symbolic links, however it crashes once I try to run it. I copied the data folder to the link2sd partition on the SD ...
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Google maps shuts down by itself

I noticed that the last couple of months Google Maps shuts down while I am using it for directions in my car. When I re-open the app I have to set the route from scratch unlike when the app is working ...
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Nexus 6P GPS location inaccuracies

I have a brand-new Nexus 6P, not rooted, running Android 6.0.1. I have location mode set to high accuracy (with GPS, WiFi Scanning, and Bluetooth Scanning all set to on). Almost all of the time, this ...
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Is it possible to add a stopover or intermediate waypoint in Google Maps navigation?

On the desktop version of Google Maps, I can add multiple destinations, or drag the route created to include a specific spot that is not on the original route. Is there a way to do this on the ...
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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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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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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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Google maps road names too small. Solutions?

My parents can't read the road names the Google maps app, and I can't find a way round it. (Should have gone to spec savers). I have tried using Google maps via Chrome and Firefox and their increase ...
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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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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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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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Google Maps always zooming out

The Google Maps on my Android phone got updated and now everything's screwed up. It keeps automatically zooming way out. It does this whenever the phone changes orientation or when the screen is ...
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Why is Google Maps telling me that Offline Maps aren't available?

So, I've been travelling around the world a lot over the last couple of months, and one thing that I've been doing to avoid big roaming data charges on my personal phone, has been using the cached ...
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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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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 share directions/route from Google Maps App?

In the web based version of Google Maps it is possible to create a link to a set of directions between two places and send it to a friend in an email or instant message. For example I can send someone ...
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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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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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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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Google maps displays black screen when trying to navigate

When getting directions to a new place on Google maps (using navigate) I get a black screen where the map tile should be. Sometimes after a few seconds, Maps force closes and I have to type the place ...
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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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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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How do I edit my home address for Google Now/Maps/Latitude?

I just upgraded to the Galaxy Nexus. In the new Google Now, the traffic for my home destination is listed incorrectly. I also noticed that the Home address for myself under the People listing is ...
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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'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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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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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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Disable Location History in Android [closed]

If I disable Location History and keep Location Reporting enabled, will Google still save the Locations I've been to? I am purchasing an Android phone for the first time and I am quite paranoid about ...
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Why has my location history stopped working?

From the time that Google Maps updated to the newest version, my device (Samsung Galaxy S3) no longer logs my location history althrought I have turned it on. I have tried uninstalling updates and ...
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Google Maps location History is placing me in a different hotel [duplicate]

My wife thinks that when I am on a business trip I stay at a different hotel than I told her, I stayed at a bar all night and left my car at the corporate office overnight. All of this is from looking ...
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Google Maps Location History is showing an incorrect location

I have a major problem that I hope someone can help with. On my Google Maps feature under my Location History it shows a location that I was never at at any point, but when my wife happened to see ...
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Get offline maps in new Google Maps

Google Maps was updated last night (9-July-2013 v7.0.0). While there's a lot they added, one thing they removed was the ability to cache maps offline. I relied on that functionality in poor-coverage ...
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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 V10....
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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 can I edit the title of saved/starred places in Google Maps Android?

In Google Maps Android 5.10 you can save a place by clicking and starring the place. However, the name of the saved place is automatically generated by Maps, and can't be edited. Is there a good way ...
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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 can I get Google Maps on Android to show metric units?

Google Maps always shows me distance values for direction results / navigation in miles, although it does show me a scale on the map itself in metric units. I rather prefer to get my direction ...
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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 Edit Track in Google “My Tracks”?

I frequently for get to turn off Google My Tracks recording. When forget this after biking or hiking, it leaves a big trail on my track from where I got into my car and drove home. Is there an easy ...
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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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How much data does Google Maps navigation use?

Does anyone have a rough number for how much data Google Maps navigation uses per, say, 100 miles or something? I know it will vary slightly by user and area, but I'm just looking for an average/...
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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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How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, …) on my Android device?

I have recently installed a custom ROM and cannot find the Play Store. It seems like all apps that belong to Google are missing. How can I install the Google Apps Package (Play Store, ...) on my ...