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

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Cyanogenmod without google apps

I flashed my Android with Cyanogenmod 11 without google apps, the sole intention being to avoid Google whatsoever. I am using Runtastic to log my runs, but it doesn't display the map. Understandbly, ...
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Is there any way to optimise google maps on Android? [closed]

Google Maps has become so slow on Android. I remember it used to be slick - and then probably sometime about a year or 2 ago, there was an update where they refreshed the look and combined the ...
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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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How is it Google Maps works without data?

I ran out of data for this month so disabled it. Google maps still works in map view when I'm following my route. How is this possible? Is it that GPS can still work without wifi/data and as long as ...
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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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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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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 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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Maps app crashing

I have a Google play edition of the S4. Lately, I keep getting the window telling me that unfortunately maps has stopped working. The problem is I'm not actively using the app, but it does run through ...
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Why are my locations wrong [duplicate]

My google map has me at locations I have never been to. My husband thinks I am lying and also thinks I have made up maps with fake locations. Is there any way to make my phone stop putting me in these ...
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Can I see business hours in my local timezone on Google Now and Maps?

It would be useful to have a business's hours displayed in both the business's timezone and my own. As of now, search results only shows the time in the business's timezone, forcing me to convert ...
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How do I erase my work location from Google Now?

I'm between jobs and, as a result, no longer want Google Now to keep telling me when I should leave for work, how long it will take me to travel there and that I'm running late. I can remove my work ...
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Why did maps not auto update?

Yesterday I was using the Google Maps app and every time I tried to change the mode of transportation away from driving it would crash giving the message "unfortunately google maps has stopped ...
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Maps not pointing in the right direction

I have issues with google maps on my Nexus 5 running Android 5.0.1 The position dot (my location) has a spiky side indicating my orientation. However it doesn't point the right way. Let's say I am ...
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How can I get metric results in Google now in all cases?

When I ask Google now a question relating to, for example, distance it will give the result in Imperial units if one end of the query is in the U.S. For example Sydney -> Washington D.C. will give the ...
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Map Image Overlay App

I want to take a picture of a trail map, then overlay it on google maps or somehow use it as a navigation image linked to GPS? I want to do this all on the phone, while i'm hiking/walking about and ...
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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 ...
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Google Maps failed to save offline maps on Lollipop

I'm using Nexus 5 32GB, Android 5.0.1. I'm trying to save maps offline, but it's showing me an error whenever I try to save. It seems the issue is on external storage; it's not writable. The issue ...
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Update Google Maps

I have just installed on my LG P970 phone the new app from Google called Google Fit. Just after I opened Google fit, I got a error message that disappeared a couple of seconds later and the app could ...
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Blue arrow pointer in Google Maps won't update whichever way I'm facing?

On the Google Maps app, I see a blue arrow pointer. I've seen this on a previous version of maps back in Gingerbread. I think at some point in time, they removed this feature and made it look simply ...
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Is there someway to make “My maps” in google maps available offline with location markers?

I see how to save a map area offline, but how can I make sure the markers layer on"my maps" is saved for offline use? I see how to view it as a layer, but are all the layers saved for offline use? ...
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New access permissions for google maps 9.1.1

I recently got an notification for the latest google map update 9.1.1. With this update, the app asks for 2 new access rights: Phone and Device ID and call information. After checking the changelog I ...
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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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Need shortcut for Galaxy S4 “GPS Only” shortcut

A week or two ago AT&T rolled out another forced update that I didn't want and didn't give me a chance to deny it! I tried to postpone but it ignored me and forced the update anyway. This new ...
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Why does the Google Maps app need my phone call permission?

Is there any way this is justified? Seems like Google is becoming an evil spy to me, cause this is not the first time their apps need ridiculous permissions.
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How can I display my maps (from maps.google.com) on Android smartphone?

How can I access to "my maps" saved from desktop website (maps.google.com) from my mobile device? When I use maps application on my device I am not able to find my saved maps with my POI and my ...
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Google maps offline

Cannot find menu: how to make google map available offline. I googled and found but dont have menu make available offline in settings.
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Download Region or State for offline Map

Is it possible to download an entire state offline map for Google Maps via a 3rd party app? I know that if you download the offline map through Google Maps it allows you to download an area roughly ...
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How to right-click in google chrome

I'm trying to get directions from two points on the map. I can't figure out how to do this in the mobile version of the site, so I switched to "classic" (desktop) mode. It says to right-click on the ...
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Drag to change route in Android Google Maps

In Google maps, we can use "drag and drop" to get a custom route: How can we do this on Android maps? I tried to drag but it doesn't work. It provides several alternative routes, but none of them ...
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Google apps losing connection to the servers when on mobile data

I'm struggling with a weird connection problem I have with Google Maps 6.14.1 (#6140011) on the Galaxy Nexus (running Android 4.1.2/CM10). The problem comes with the following symptoms when on mobile ...
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Edit default applications to open KML file?

This is a more general question than simply handling KML files, but this is the issue I currently have. I was looking for an application that could not only download maps for offline use (so I can ...
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Why does my google maps keeps on crashing even though i'm not using it at all?

So, I'm just using my apps. Then sometimes it freezes for a while, and a notice will pop-up and say "Unfortunately, maps has stopped." even though I'm not using it. What do I have to do? Samsung ...
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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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Is it possible to use OsmAnd maps instead of Google maps for Runkeeper or Runtastic

I use Runtastic to track my running. It uses Google maps. I want to use OsmAnd maps as I have downloaded offline maps. Can I force the apps to use OsmAnd instead of Google Maps?
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Gmaps location not obtained while using ART

I've been trying to get the current location on my Nexus 5. When I click on the location button on the bottom right corner it keeps showing "waiting for location", but nothing happens. But it ...
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Download google offline map from PC?

I have an android device that has no internet connection. Is there a way to download a google map for a certain region from my PC, and then copy this map to my android device so that I can use it ...
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Google maps and background operation

I understand from this question that Maps will activate itself under some circumstances (such as changing cell towers). Is that correct? That in itself doesn't bother me. But it does seem to me that ...
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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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Download maps offline with Google Maps v8

With the latest version of Google Maps (v8.1.0) I am trying to download offline maps from Spain, but I am having no success. This was doable in previous version in a simple way, but I can not find a ...
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Cannot view bookmarked map in android eoogle-maps-engine app

I have a bookmarked map in my Google maps engine when viewing via Chrome browser. When I open the Google maps engine android app, I can only see maps created by me or shared with me. Not ones save as ...
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cannot view bookmarked map in android google maps engine

I have a bookmarked map in my Google maps engine when viewing via Chrome browser. When I open the Google maps engine android app, I can only see maps created by me or shared with me. Not ones save as ...
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Problems Connecting Asus Transformer TF101 to Mac OS X 10.92

Please bear with me if this is an insipid question, but I am not able to connect my Asus tablet to my Mac. It has been recommended that I go and download the USB drivers for the tablet here. Seemed ...
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Driving directions in new google maps

I've just got a new phone and downloaded the new Google Maps. I cannot find the written driving directions in this version. There used to be a list of the directions that appeared together with white ...
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mobile maps crazy location history

I am having the same issue another user had (the question was labeled "too vague" and closed). I guess I'll give it a try. I'm not exactly sure when it happened. Originally my location history was ...
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Offline Google Maps

Sorry, I'm kinda lost here. I use Google Maps on PC and have some favority places added there. In my phone I wanna use offline map. In my old phone I used RMaps with whole city map downloaded with ...
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Map displays incorrect data. Maps appear as fragmented tiles

When I zoom in beyond a certain level, the map appears in square tiles. Some of these tiles are correct, and others are not. The roads and landmarks appear correctly in Google Maps, but the topography ...
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Locus Tweak allows Google Maps download, not OSM! [closed]

I am going to develop an app for Android, and I'm trying to understand whether it is possible to store maps for offline usage (anyway I am not sure this is a question for developers). Google Maps TOS ...
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How can I access bookmarked 'my places' maps from android phone?

I have a map that was created on a desktop (map with a set of pins pointing to specific types of shops in a town - this one). I am able to save this to My Places and it shows as being bookmarked when ...
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How can I store my Google maps (and maybe directions) offline when previewing directions?

I want to ask directions when I have a Wifi connections, then preview the route and store the maps offline for the entire route - so that when I'm underway I can just let GPS pick up my location and ...