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There is a clause in the OpenStreetMap Tile usage policy which does not allow offline storage: Bulk downloading is strongly discouraged. Do not download tiles unnecessarily. In particular, downloading significant areas of tiles at zoom levels 17 and higher for offline or later usage is forbidden without prior consultation with a System ...
Since the update to Google Maps last year you should now use Google Maps Engine to create custom maps and access these on Android via the corresponding Maps Engine app. From Desktop Maps you can get to Maps Engine by clicking in the search box and then clicking 'My Custom Maps'. To import existing maps saved to 'Classic' My Maps: go to 'My Custom ...
That help doesn't work for me, but it's not for the same version I'm using, which is v7.6.1. The help for this version doesn't work either, though (typical for Google, really), but this does: Press on the Search bar, next to the magnifying glass. Scroll to the bottom of the page. Click on "Make this map area available offline".
Type 'ok map' in search box and press enter.
Just go to Settings - Apps - Maps and uninstall updates. It may be that the new updates are the reason it crashes. It would be good if you can switch off location setting in Google Now because every time you use Google now it starts locating via network or gps and starts up the map application in the background.
On my Android 4.3.1: Open Maps from your phone Pull the menu Select Settings Edit home or work
If you get the directions for a route, you can pull the bottom white bar up to see the detailed, written instructions. You can also drag the bottom white bar to the left to see more of the available routes.
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