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Force Google Maps to save cached maps on SD card

I am downloading a large number of map areas in Google Map for offline use. It appears that, by default, Google Map writes its cache to my phone's relatively scarce internal memory. Is there a way to ...
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How to get maps for off-line usage?

I spent almost entire day looking for decent apps for maps (decent = free, up to date, being open-source is a plus). I ended up with TrekBuddy, GoPenS, RMaps, Maverick, OruxMaps (the emphasized ones ...
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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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GPS app to follow a prepared itinerary

I am preparing a 1-week bicycle trip. We can't use high-traffic roads, so I am preparing a quite complex route on small country roads, using Google Maps. With my phone saddled on my bicycle, is there ...
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Why does it take so long for a program like Mapdroid to use the GPS to track you on a map

I was in London last week (which is outside my country, so I did not use roaming to connect to the internet to be able to use the maps application from Google). In stead , I used Mapdroid to find my ...
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Does “make offline” option in Google Maps works with applications that utilize Google Maps?

In newer Google Maps I can make area available offline. Do other applications that rely on Google Maps (utilize Google Maps Android API) use offline maps?
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How can I save the maps downloaded from Offline Maps in Google Maps for reusing after a factory reset?

How do I save the maps that were downloaded from Offline Maps so that when I factory reset my phone I can simply put the backed up Offline Maps that were downloaded for reusing?
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Pre-caching limitations and reliability in Google Maps

The latest version of the Google Maps application bundled with Android allows me to pre-cache map areas. Each time a pre-cache a point it saves the map in a 10 km hamming radius of that point. I'm ...
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Google Maps does not support “geo:” intents, any alternative that does?

In Android Firefox (or HTML viewer), when you click on such a Geo URI link: <a href="geo:37.786971,-122.399677;u=35">Wikimedia Headquarters</a> ... you are asked what Map app to use. ...
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How to import GPS coordinates track for using offline

I have a map (GPS coordinates) of a route. The coordinates are in TRK,GPX,KMZ,PLT formats. During my trip I will not have internet connection, so I can't upload the map too GoogleMaps and use it. Is ...
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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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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 to import Wikivoyage tourism information to OsmAnd

Wikivoyage is a collaborative travel guide covering 25,000 destinations. It details hotels/restaurants/bars/attractions with opening hours etc. OsmAnd is an open source navigation Android app. How ...
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Google Map alternatives with offline navigation support [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: alternatives to Google Maps Hi All, Does google map application provides voice guided navigation ? Does it supports offline navigation ? Any app which supports ...
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How to create a POI database for OsmAnd?

OsmAnd is a map/navigation app. On top of the map, I would like to display "Points of Interest" (POI), for instance my city's best restaurants. I already have a CSV file containing for each POI: ...
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Android full support offline map [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an offline maps application for Android? I've been using google offline maps, however there is an issue that we cannot search. Is there any application for ...
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How to import a .obf POI file in OsmAnd

I created this Data.osm file: <?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> <osm version='0.5' generator='GPSBabel-1.4.0'> <node id='-1' visible='true' lat='41.890121' lon='12.492265'> ...
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Display GPX in Google Maps or other simple application?

I need an application that supports the following features: offline map (no Internet connection) bookmarks (POIs added by me from either my PC -> KML or in the app itself) Since (Google) Maps ...
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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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offline navigation with public transportation

I can not drive (yet) and I get lost pretty easily. So, I need a simple navigation app (I like the gmaps look, just roads, no fancy colors and things), which includes ALL bus/tram/metro/train (yeap, ...
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Offline maps & routs [duplicate]

Is there any software has offline maps and routs? P.S. I'm using Android 2.1
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Can I force Google Maps to default to cached offline maps when Internet is ON?

Can I force Google Maps to default to using cached offline map images when Internet is ON? Please note that I'm NOT asking if I can route while offline - I know that you need internet connection to ...
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Can CitiBike app use offline maps?

Can Citi Bike NYC app use offline cached maps somehow like Google Maps does? P.S. It seems to be using Google Maps underneath but I'm not sure. Even if it does, as per this Q, apps that use GMaps, ...
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multiple zoom levels without multiple tile layers (RMaps Ext + MOBAC)?

I am using RMaps Ext (a rmaps mod) on Android, browsing offline maps created using Mobile Atlas Creator (MOBAC). It's working great so far. The only problem is that when browsing offline satellite ...
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Offline map app capable of using Garmin Custom Maps / KMZ?

Does anyone know of any map apps for off-line use with GPS support that can view Garmin Custom Map kmz files? The maps I want to use are the NZ Topo Map ones described here: ...