Want to know how to use Google Maps and Apple Maps without an internet connections? As we know, Google Maps is a web-based service that provides detailed information about geographical regions and sites around the World and developed by Google. Apple Maps is a web-mapping service developed by Apple.inc that provides directions and estimated time arrival for automobile, pedestrian and public transportation navigation. In this article you find a helpful trick on how to use Google maps/Apple maps without an Internet connections Let’s start!
Data plans can be expensive and carriers will often bar messaging/call services from being used over them. We are not allowed to use data usage plan to use FaceTime mom. To use FaceTime, you will pay the carrier standard charges. You carrier’s data plan will let you browse only internet, post to Facebook, tweet or even find a place on a map. If you are using a small data plan and trying to bandwidth conserve, the map app is one place you can cut back. If you use Google Maps OR Apple Maps here is a little trick to use it offline. This tip works only for a predefined destinations, in other word you know that you are going before you leave the house or office and disconnect from a WiFi network.
1- How to use Google Maps without an Internet Connections:
Google Maps has an offline mode and by enabling the mode you can easily save an area of a map offline. Did you know? It covers a reasonably large area and you can zoom in down to street level if you want to. Don’t know how to add an offline area? Don’t worry I’m going to walk you through this just read the instructions carefully and follow them. To add an offline area, open the Google Maps app >> at the top left tap the hamburger icon, select “Offline areas”, >> tap the + button and select the area you want to download. If you’ve selected an area that is too large to be downloaded offline., Google Maps will warn you of it. Name the map and download it. You can access it whenever you want without needing to switch on your data plan.
2- How to use Apple Maps without an Internet Connections:
Apple Maps doesn’t have an offline mode of any sort at all. If you tel it that where you want to go, the app will retain the route information, map and all when you next open it. This comes with one canveat that apple maps must be able to find a route for where you want to go. It’s less flexible than Google Maps. Here is the instructions for Apple maps. Simple open the Apple maps >> select “Where you want to go” >> “Where you’ll be leaving from”. Apple maps will show you the different available routes. Select one and make sure it loads fully. Ok! you are done! you can now exit the app. Turn off the WiFi and be on your way.
Remember: This works only for a planned trip, people in the hills they would not able to use this hack after they got lost.