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Save locations for offline use Search for a location. Select the white info log on the bottom and scroll down. You'll see Save map to use offline at the bottom. Google Maps will prompt you with the option Save this map? Go ahead and save it. You'll see the Map saved confirmation. Name the offline map. To see the offline map, go to your profile. The ...


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I tried saving map data from google maps onto my phone, not even trying to save marker layers, and found it unreliable at best. I eventually decided to invest in a satnav app that had maps stored locally on the phone, along with favourites etc. I have tried two, copilot (expensive and crashy but has the features of a true satnav, ...


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If you receive a call, an app may wish to know this. It could then free some of the phone's resources (CPU/RAM) to allow the call to be answered quickly, along with lowering or muting the navigation voice, etc. Those permissions may also be related to allowing the app to call a particular location, or even put there for a feature not compatible with your ...


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I agree, I see no obvious reason for these permissions to be added based on the change log. Yes I can invent some reasons that maybe it "needs" them for one feature or another (clicking restaurant near you and calling from the app directly). But the point here is that there is no explanation. It is dead wrong for Google to behave this way, as it causes ...


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Look at the millions of complaints on Google forums: https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!searchin/maps/my$20maps$20android$20app$20 (It's actually a pity there are so many of them, if people searched before posting there would be fewer and stronger threads) Looks like version 7 removed not just one useful feature: ...


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As of Google Maps v9, Google has changed the method to save offline map: Make sure you're connected to the Internet, then open the Google Maps app . Search for a place, like "San Francisco." Pull up the place info sheet at the bottom of the screen, and touch the menu in the top right corner. Select Save offline map to save the selected area of ...


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Here Maps from Nokia is what you need , you can download entire country,state,continent maps with Here Maps - Not on PlayStore http://here.com/beta/android/?lang=en-US



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