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Ok Google Go to "Blank"

Make sure you have the latest supported language pack. (You can get in-app updates) Assuming you already have Google maps installed; Set your custom address (e.g school) On your Android phone or ...
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Download MAPS.ME (MapsWithMe) offline map from PC?

The maps data is stored in /sdcard/MapsWithMe/. For each downloaded map, there are 2/3 files (depending with route or not) and 1 folder: <Country> folder (empty) Country.mwm for map data ...
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How to set the google maps app foremost while driving

Use Android Auto. This will reduce the accessing time for Maps or Any other application required while driving. Also During driving and using android auto, you'll have a better experience of Map as ...
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Can I improve accuracy of Google Location while hiking

There's a trick: open Google Maps, press Go button, then select a very far away destination that you are not going to arrive, then confirm to find a route. Google map will keep running on background ...
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Download MAPS.ME (MapsWithMe) offline map from PC?

This is the direct link to download the map data: http://direct.mapswithme.com/direct/latest/
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Can I know location of a phone if it doesn't have AGPS?

There is assisted GPS, which as I got it figures out your location only by distance from antennas. I am sorry but this sentence is wrong. What you describe is not "assisted" GPS /AGPS. AGPS ...
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Download offline map packages of OsmAnd Map on PC?

Country maps can be downloaded here, and Overlay maps of antique/historical cities can be downloaded here.
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How do I import a KML route into OsmAnd?

Since osmand is about offline maps, I'd like to provide an "offline" solution as well. Basically, you want to convert the kml file to gpx format, and make the gpx file available to osmand. You can ...
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How to import an OBF map file into OsmAnd?

To view OBFs that I didn't download through OsmAnd, I first had to change the directory where its data is stored to one where I can push stuff (non-rooted phone). For that, I first went to Settings > ...
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Can I improve accuracy of Google Location while hiking

Without using a third-party app, you are going to have to keep the Google Maps app open at all times. I use Google Timeline along with Google Fit for daily exercise walk tracking. In the pocket, ...
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Google Maps "copy to clipboard" via share menu

Copy to clipboard option only appears if you have Google Drive installed. Alternatively, one can install "clipboard" apps available on Play Store for this purpose Installing Google Drive fixed the ...
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How to set the google maps app foremost while driving

For me (Android 6 on a Sony phone), "screen pinning" does this, with no need for third party apps. The option for me is in "Settings", "Security", "Screen pinning", which you set to "on". You pin an ...
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Google Maps blue arrow does not appear on the blue location dot (to show direction)

I thought the Moto G4 Plus had no compass. I own one I like it but I thought it had no NFC or compass in the hardware. Maybe that is causing some of your issues?
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Ok Google Go to "Blank"

Indeed there is. One of the key phrases you may be searching for is: "Ok, Google. Show me a map of [place name]." You may need to press the microphone (voice search) button from Google Search or ...
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Regionwide vs Region maps

There is no difference, except that region maps are based on administrative divisions Source Geographic Regions Data on the download server is organised by region. The /openstreetmap directory ...
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It the any map app which is using google maps APIs but work perfectly without GPS?

If your goal is to save battery life by disabling GPS, then simply disable GPS. In Settings, set location mode to "Battery saving" (WiFi + Bluetooth, but no GPS). This leaves location services on, but ...
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Is Google maps more accurate than other geolocation apps?

Android defines interfaces for interacting with its location sources. The location information returned will be the same for all applications. GPS - Your phone locates itself using a constellation ...
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How to get alerts about Speed Monitoring Cameras in GPS Maps Application?

You may need an additional tool for Speed Camera alerts or an alternative navigation tool with built-in speed cam alerts feature. For the former, there are some options from playstore but ideally you'...
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To have Google Calendar Location links point to other Map application?

You can try an of the following to open the links in other gps applications (Here Wego in this case); Editing links opened by default with Google Maps To adjust this behaviour, go to Settings ➡ Apps ...
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Google Maps >9.60: Can't access the layers. How to turn off/on layers?

I have this change on my Samsung tablet. I have a new button at the top right of the map, where the compass symbol used to be, which accesses layers.
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Google timeline telling me I was somewhere that I wasn't

At the thread Google Maps Location History is showing an incorrect location Here on Android Enthusiasts, there is an extensive discussion about exactly this problem. If you’re only looking for a way ...
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Nokia here map data for Android - download on pc and move to phone

I could suggest you to use an emulator like Andy. Using this will help you to use your computer's Ethernet to access Internet. You can install the app on that emulator and download the map data. Then ...
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Download offline map packages of OsmAnd Map on PC?

Yes absolutely possible. It took me sometime to figure this out though. I found the page about how-to add maps manually to OsmAnd maps on Google Docs. There is some tutorial about this thing. Just ...
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Why are Google Maps 9.5.1 running slow/freezing?

The Google Maps App is dependent on the Google Play Services app. Whenever you point out a location or a route, or even load a particular area of the map regularly, it records your actions so as to ...
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How to import Wikivoyage tourism information to OsmAnd

In OsmAnd 3.0 the wikivoyage database is accessible for downloads same as wikipedia. Each article consists of 2 parts: html article itself and GPX information to be displayed on the map

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