GPS app without Internet support

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  1. zoran macrumors 68030

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    On the iPhone6S, do GPS apps work without internet support? Any recommendations for such apps?
     
  2. CTHarrryH macrumors 65816

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    I think the actual GPS works but you need internet for the maps. Map data is too large to store many miles of it on a device. I think you can do maps in your area and it will still work for that limited area without internet but I haven't tried it.
     
  3. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    Navigon doesn't need any data since it stores the maps locally on your phone.
    You can download just the maps of the states that you will need or frequent mostly.And you can delete and download certain maps of states that you will need at any time.
     
  4. Ev0d3vil macrumors 6502

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    GPS just needs a clear line of sight to the sky. Maps need data.
     
  5. zoran thread starter macrumors 68030

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    What other gps apps are out there that will not need data? Im planning to use gps but without any internet need!
     
  6. HEK macrumors 68030

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    Get the app maps.me

    I have entire US and Canada on my iPhone 6s Plus 128GB.

    Doesn't take that much room, 7.6GB, and I have GPS with maps my location and routing all without Internet.

    Because the maps are right in the phone it is super fast. I use it even when I have Internet access. Cuts down on data usage. I downloaded all the maps using wifi. They do multiple updates each year so up to date as any other maps.
     
  7. zoran thread starter macrumors 68030

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  8. zoran thread starter macrumors 68030

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    Free? So what is the catch? For what does one have to pay? :)
     
  9. HEK macrumors 68030

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    Just have a phone with capacity. Something other than 16GB. That's it. No catch, be a fool not to have it.
     
  10. zoran thread starter macrumors 68030

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    Is it totally free? What about HERE WeGo app you know this?
     
  11. silverblack macrumors 68030

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    Google maps now allows you to download maps for offline use.
     
  12. geta macrumors 6502a

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    I was wondering how its compare to HERE app as well, so far its my goto offline maps.
     
  13. zoran thread starter macrumors 68030

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    Last time i downloaded GoogleMaps theyy only worked for a few days, cause afterwards they needed to be redownloaded.
     
  14. zoran thread starter macrumors 68030

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    What will happen if i do not allow maps.me to access my location even when im not using the app?
    Supposedly i dont allow at first, can i change this later on?
     
  15. C DM macrumors Westmere

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    Right, you can always change that.
     
  16. zoran thread starter macrumors 68030

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    What will happen though, what will i actually see if theres no access?
     
  17. HEK, Aug 15, 2016
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    Why don't you download one of the apps. You have been provided several choices. Download one map and experiment with all the various questions you seem to have. Quite frankly instead of continuing to press us for more details each time we provide solutions. Just try it , either you will like it and be satisfied or you won't. We are not here as your testers and to continue to pursuade you one way or the other. We are not selling anything and beyond offering solutions to your original question, raising one objection after another, at least to me, raises doubts as to your motivations.

    It's time you stepped up and did some trials and tests of your own.
     
  18. nt5672 macrumors 65816

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    It was not clear if you required maps or not, but our application LogGPS works completely off line to record positions. It does have the capability to view any given location using Apple or Google maps. It does cost, but we occasionally put it on sale.

    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/log-gps/id414459517?mt=8

    Neil
     
  19. Ulenspiegel macrumors 68030

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    My younger son uses HERE with off-line maps (no Internet connection needed). The application is free.
    I use also an off-line app (Sygic Europe - $19.99) with maps downloaded to my iPhone.
     
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    Nope, dont bother with apps and electronic thingies, just use a regular map instead...
     
  22. HEK macrumors 68030

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    Triptik from AAA
     
  23. zoran thread starter macrumors 68030

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    But after 29days they are deleted! What good is that?
     
  24. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    Then buy an app that doesn't delete them.
    Or use google maps for FREE and download them again after 29 days.
     

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