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How to change color of entities shown in Google map?

The present colouring scheme of Google maps gives me a challenge to differentiate between the road and its surroundings. The contrast between these two are simply not sufficient for me and my screen ...
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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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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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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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Google Maps unthaws “itself”?

I have a relatively specific question - I'm on a SonyEricsson xPeria Mini Pro (sk17i), using Android 4.0.4 with a rooted Stock Rom. To conserve battery, I'm regularly freezing some apps I only use ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Google Maps Not Showing up in my device

Whenever i open Maps in My Ainol Tab It's Always Blank and after search it is showing no route found with error symbol: I have tried reseting to factory Settings but unable to solve my issue My ...
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transfer custom itinerary from Maps on PC to Android

I have a custom itinerary I prepared on maps.google.com on my PC (forcing some routing) and I would like to transfer it to my android smartphone, then use the navigation features of the Maps app. The ...
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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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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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Google Maps disable prefetcher service

I have a Motorola Cliq, running Cyanogenmod 7.2. I've cached my local area as an offline map and would like to disable or stop the PrefetcherService that sol runs all the time on wifi. I can't find an ...
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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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Voice of turn by turn navigation alternating between male and female

Sometimes the voice will be the female voice of Google text-to-speech and sometimes it will be the one from SVOX TTS, which is a different one. What should be causing them to alternate and how can I ...
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How can I ask the navigation for a fastest route (after traffic)

I recently started a job on a long commute. The default route provided by Google Maps Navigation is always the same route. After some double length commutes, I started checking the alternate routes ...
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What controls the Google Maps traffic widget updating “time to arrive”?

I have the Google Maps traffic widget on my Galaxy Nexus. The widget will show the traffic lights, but the times don't seem to update unless I log into maps by tapping the widget such that Maps ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How do I stop Maps and Street View from auto updating?

I'm on Froyo. My phone internal memory is nearly full, so I've stopped updating my apps and uninstalled updates from the preinstalled apps. However, every few days, my phone keeps auto updating the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Google Maps doesn't work inside some apps on Moto G 2nd gen running Android 4.4.4

Google Maps doesn't appear in FlightAware nor StormTracker. I have reloaded the apps, Google Earth, Google Maps. Everything I can think of doing has been done. My phone is Moto G 2nd generation ...
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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 Maps Android API v2 not working in Samsung Note4, with data connection

My application which contains a Google map is not working (using the data connection) after updating play services (to 7.3.29). I installed the application on some other devices such as Samsung ...
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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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how to view custom google map on my android device?

I have created a new map (layer) using the website google-map-engine. how can I view this custom map on my android device? It used to use google-map web site and then view on mobile via official app ...
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Google Maps freezes my Galaxy Tab3 on Android 4.1.2

Every time I open maps it freezes all the device after 1 or 2 minutes using the app and I have to make a hard restart to it. I clear the memory and check that there is no applications running in the ...
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Google Maps freezes my Galaxy Tab3 on Android 4.1.2

Every time I open maps it freezes all the device after 1 or 2 minutes using the app and I have to make a hard restart to it. I clear the memory and check that there is no applications running in the ...
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Not getting current location even if Location Services are enabled

Device: Samsung mobile phone Android: 4.0.3 My Location Services are enabled, but I am not getting the current location. When I restart the phone, it works. What could be the problem here?
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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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How to save map cache of my city on SD card for use with Google Maps, possibly with no expiry?

I don't have enough rep. to comment under other's post, so I had to open this thread. I read some threads on Google Maps here and the question still persists. Is there a straightforward method to ...