Attempting to access Google Maps from a Windows Phone device redirects the user to Google’s main homepage. Earlier this afternoon, this behavior was noted by forum users on The Verge. We were able to confirm the behavior on our own Windows Phone devices and on a desktop web browser with a modified user-agent string. Sure enough, attempts to access maps.
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Well, you can. Downloading maps offline is easy, but not intuitive. You need to do it while you’re connected to the Internet, so it does take some forethought. Here’s how to do it. Make sure your device has an Internet connection, and sign into your Google account. Open the Google Maps app. Search for the name of the location you want to save offline. It could be a business, a building, or just the name of a town. Note that you can only save maps smaller than 50km by 50km that’s a little more than 30 miles squared.
In East Coast terms, it’s about from Yonkers to the bottom of Brooklyn. Tap the bottom of the screen where the name of the location is shown. A new screen will appear, and you’ll see three vertically stacked dots in the upper right corner.
Tap that icon. Select Save Offline Map. The app will prompt you to zoom in or out to capture the area you want. Unlike a screenshot, Google Maps lets you zoom in and see more detail in the map once it’s saved offline. Tap Download to save it. When prompted, name the map however you want and hit Save. How to Access Google Maps Offline 1. To get at your saved maps offline, open Google Maps again, you’ll need to be signed into your Google account ahead of time and tap the three vertically stacked bars the hamburger menu in the upper left.
Tap Your Places. Scroll down to the section labeled Offline maps. Tap any map to open it. You should be able to zoom in and out easily. If you have any starred locations on the map, they’ll carry over into the offline map, too.
So go ahead and add stars to locations whenever you see them and want to remember them for later. More Map Tips.
No mobile phone is complete without a GPS software, having said that, not all GPS apps are created equally. Waze is a community driven map. How to: run Google Maps Go (PWA) on Windows 10 Mobile Or, if you’re using the AAWP Universal app then you could copy and paste it into.
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Ranging from giffgaff, to Twitch, and even Instagram, it is already known that there are plenty of unofficial apps for Windows Phone. Today. 1) is there google map on windows phone apps store 2) is there google plus or google chrome on windows phone apps store