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Finding lost bluetooth device

I was traveling from NY to Cleveland and I misplaced my Sennheiser Momentum TW's. I used Google My Activity to help see my phone activity, and I see Spotify was opened at 3:21pm which would suggest I ...
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Google maps, could it be wrong or is he lying?

I’m here looking for some advice, now my partner and I have been through a very rocky patch for the last few months, we have been together 2 years but do not live together, although he stays here ...
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What is the best way to determine if the mobile is pointing in a desired direction?

Suppose that there is a house whose longitude and latitude is known to me and I am somewhere in the neighborhood. I want to give a buzz whenever the mobile is pointing in the direction of the house (...
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How do I keep Google map on full screen

When I use Google Map to navigate when riding my Motorcycle it keeps going into small screen and I can't read it. Is there a way to lock the large screen?
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Google maps wrong? [duplicate]

My husband and I have our Google accounts linked. I noticed under his Google Maps, that he's been to places he says he's never been. When you go under places visited, everything is correct. But there ...
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Where are the maps I save to my S5 through the widget stored?

I am moving to a new android phone but have maps that were created using the widget on the phone (Verizon) for all of the places I travel (airports, hotels, businesses) for easy use. I want to take ...
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How to disable speed camera notifications in maps?

Google maps has recently introduced speed camera notifications, and I had the misfortune of experiencing these for the first time yesterday. Personally I find the audio "speed camera ahead" very ...
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send a gmaps location/gps coordinate to Osmand

Openstreet maps lacks of some streets. I want to search in googlemaps (or other online maps service) a location and be able to extract and send the standard coordinate to Osmand. Btw i remember than ...
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Google Timeline randomly working

I have a new Android phone and Google Maps Timeline isn't working how it should. Since getting the phone a week ago, it has accurately tracked me twice (which shows it can). Sometimes it knows where I ...
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Google Maps “copy to clipboard” via share menu

Samsung S9+ user here. On my old S6 I used to be able to enter a location in Google Maps, click the 'share' button, then click an option 'copy to clipboard.' This would copy a goo.gl link to the ...
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Using a private OSM file as custom overlay on OSMand?

I have a custom OSM file which contains just a boundary of some region, and I would like to have it permanently displayed in my OSMand app, as an overlay or underlay. I created the file using ...
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It the any map app which is using google maps APIs but work perfectly without GPS?

As I have searched - everybody asking about OFFLINE maps, but I am asking about maps which can use just simple google maps, but does not ask any permissions to GPS. Currently original goolge maps are ...
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Is Google maps more accurate than other geolocation apps?

I'm trying to record way points to locate features in open areas. Ideally, I'd use an app like GPS Waypoints, where the waypoints can be tabulated and exported. However, I've done a bit of testing and ...
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google maps wrong navigation starting point

I have a problem with Google maps. Starting navigation on the app shows a grey point as a starting point. And a blue dot as my location, which is not the starting point. Just random point nearby (for ...
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How to get alerts about Speed Monitoring Cameras in GPS Maps Application?

I am using Here Maps (Here WeGO), but I do not get any warnings about speed monitoring cameras. I would also like to pay for such a service. The application well informs already if you drive too ...
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To have Google Calendar Location links point to other Map application?

Currently, the links point to Google Maps which I cannot use during offline modes, for instance. I would like to have Here Maps as my default Maps application generally, but primarily I need them for ...
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Google Maps >9.60: Can't access the layers. How to turn off/on layers?

I recently opened Google Maps and found the traffic layer to be enabled. And so I tried to turn it off by swiping from the left to open the App Drawer (aka Hamburger Menu). Unfortunately the usual ...
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Google timeline telling me I was somewhere that I wasn't [duplicate]

It was a slow day so I just started flicking through my timeline on Google maps to see where I have been ever since I created my Google account. I only have the account on my phone but sometimes sign ...
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google map problem today

Where are the other options? I cannot see them on Google Maps. I used to be able to see a "route options" or "avoid tolls" button but now seems to have disappeared this morning. Screenshot (click ...
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How to set the google maps app foremost while driving

I have been using google maps for a while now as my driving guidance/maps app. It does have one slight inconvenient, while you are driving you'll get all notifications to still crop up space on your ...
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Ok Google Go to “Blank”

Is there a way to navigate to locations using Ok Google? Similar functionality on the iPhone would be "Go Home."
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How to open maps using HERE WeGo or Waze instead of Google Maps?

I have installed Waze and HERE WeGo on my Moto G4 Plus (Android 6.0.1). When I search for a street name in Chrome, I get a small map in the search results. When I click on the map, it opens the ...
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Google Maps blue arrow does not appear on the blue location dot (to show direction)

My Google Maps app shows a blue dot to indicate my current location, but (unlike on all of my friends' Google Maps), the blue dot does not show a compass-based arrow to indicate which direction I'm ...
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Regionwide vs Region maps

Question regarding Osmand+ application. Will I miss something in case I download regionwide maps and don't download region maps. As far as I understood regionwide maps should cover all regions. I'm ...
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Google maps location inaccurate by over 200 miles [duplicate]

My phone keeps recording me as being over 200 miles south of where I am. I have looked up the location but it is not anywhere I have ever visited, Godalming near Epsom. When looking on my history it ...
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How to import an OBF map file into OsmAnd?

The map file provided by OsmAnd for a particular region has inaccuracies, so I would like to use this fixed OBF file instead. How to do that? Below is the procedure described on the website ...
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Nokia here map data for Android - download on pc and move to phone

This question is very specific to Nokia Here Map on Android Lollypop. I have installed the app on the phone, however my wifi is too slow to download the offline map using the app. I am looking for a ...
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Google Maps - prefer 'pleasant' route over fastest

Is there a way of telling the Google Maps route finder that I would prefer the least number of junctions / traffic lights, or if traffic is heavy in areas, the route with least time spent 'sitting'. ...
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Navmii Map installation problem

I have a Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 8GB, and I tried to install Navmii maps. But, when installing the UK & RROI maps, it has stalled at 91% and consequently failed twice. I have tried to contact ...
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Google Maps stay on top

When Google Maps is in Navigation mode and I answer a call, the call gets brought to the foreground for the duration of the call. Wave has an option called "stay on top" that keeps the app in the ...
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How Can I Fix My Google Maps App?

Maps worked fine on my Galaxy S5 up until a few days ago. All of a sudden, I can't access my history, get directions or see the map of where I am when I open the app. When I go to the menu, it still ...
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Any applications using map view is crash on just bought MotoE

I've just bought a new Moto E gen2 with Andriod 5.0.2 and every application I start immediately crashes when I try opening any map-related view. I've updated Google Maps, no effect.
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Download offline map packages of OsmAnd Map on PC?

I need to download offline map packages that users download from OsmAnd Map application. Where can I find those packages on phone? or how can I download it online on PC? Similar to how it was ...
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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 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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Why are Google Maps 9.5.1 running slow/freezing?

My Google Maps tend to freeze whenever I interact with them. Sometimes I can move around the map and it loads fine, but as soon as I do something else, like picking a location, like a restaurant or a ...
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Here maps isn't working: “could not download initial data”

I've tried to install Here Maps on my phone (a Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus) and I've not been able to make it work. The maps are not displayed at all, all I can see is a blank screen. If I try to zoom ...
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Download MAPS.ME (MapsWithMe) offline map from PC?

I have an Android device that has no internet connection. I managed to install MAPS.ME (MapsWithMe) on this device. Where can I download good (detailed) offline maps to use with this app? I am ...
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while hide the soft keyboard it leave's white space in the screen

I am using bing map, in which when I hide the soft keyboard it leave's the white space in the Screen.This problem only occurs in Sony Xperia J handset
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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 make navigation work again in Google Maps?

Device: Samsung Galaxy S2 For quite some time, I've been using Google Maps and Navigation. It worked fine with several app updates, until this week. Google Maps updated, and now Navigation crashes as ...
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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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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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Google maps on Galaxy S4 doesn't search nearby

Using the Maps up on a Galaxy S4, when I search for a store name (like "starbucks"), it should show me the nearest results, but instead it shows me results in other cities (like the Starbucks in ...
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Get back cards in google now

I turned off navigation suggestions in google now by mistake. I hit never show this card again. I was driving, honest mistake :P Now is there any way to get them back? I have tried anything I can ...
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Huawei Ascend P6, Moving maps to external sdcard

I bought an Huawei Ascend P6, which comes with 8GB internal phone storage. But only ~4GB are available for the "internal storage". I installed my apps, which include Tomtom Europe and Copilot Europe, ...
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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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Non GPS Positioning

I get map positioning in iPad without GPS. Any clues on how to get the same thing in an Android phone? I tried it on google maps, maps with me, always with wifi on and no result unless I'm connected ...
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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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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: ...