Google my maps transit layer. The Ultimate Guide to Using Google My Maps to Plan a Trip [Tutorial]

How to Use My Maps with Google Drive

google my maps transit layer

I tried it on my N95 and it worked well, but I was dissapointed that I still could add locations from my phone i. In fact, it is turned on when you ask for directions and have the car selected as your mode of transport. Does it matter whether it's installed in main memory or on a memory card? Stop not implementing car navigation! The first thing we wanted to try was My Maps. You can plan out the route on a custom map, add markers for certain landmarks or stops, and show distances between certain points. Why exactly is this update pushed to Windows Mobile devices before I can get a hold of it on my Android phone? Can't post an answer, but I just discovered that while a search result or directions are showing, it's possible to click on a transit station say a tram stop and then the transit map layer is shown. I like the updates, good idea to include the My Maps, would be very handy for sightseeing cities! Which is strange because it came pre-installed.

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Difficulty Adding Transit Layer to Google Maps

google my maps transit layer

Many of us would be literally lost without it. As several readers have pointed out, you cannot create a directions layer and then access those directions in Google Maps on your phone. The interface for showing traffic in the new Google Maps is very poor. Want to use Google Maps for route planning? Is Android harder to develop on than Windows Mobile? The upgrade is available for all countries where Google Maps for mobile is currently available. To get it on your phone, go to m.

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Difficulty Adding Transit Layer to Google Maps

google my maps transit layer

Not sure what you want to do today, or want to see what the closest restaurant from your list is for dinner? Rearrange the order by dragging the items around in the legend. Bizarre, but I'm just glad to have a solution even if it requires a few extra clicks. It is very frustrating that the download page keep on giving us something we don't want. If you have searched for an address, the option is missing: Delete the address, and the option will appear: The option is also available when you get directions. Figure 2: Change the appearance of a location marker.

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How to Use My Maps with Google Drive

google my maps transit layer

Whenever I navigate my way home using only a map, I feel like I must have some innate bushcraft skills. Next step: Improve Car Navigation big time! The option to show the traffic layer is in fact under the search box, as sathya says, but not always. Check out the for an example of the trip planning map I created that includes the bike path route. Pop into your custom map to jog your memory from the notes you made or to get directions to your next location. You can color code by type of activity, by layer, or any way that makes sense to you.

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Layers of fun in Google Maps for mobile 3.2

google my maps transit layer

I believe I am running WinMo 6. I thought I'd always be on the cutting edge with Google products once I have a Google-Phone. As you can see, you can go crazy adding all sorts of locations to your map. Customize your map even more by adding notes, photos, or videos. Google My Maps automatically gives you the first layer when you create a new map, so you can use that as a starting point. Some of these have been pointed out by readers in the comments, so thank you to everyone for helping me make this an even more robust guide.

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How do you show traffic and other layers in the new Google Maps?

google my maps transit layer

Just like altering directions on Google Maps navigation, you can click on part of the route and drag it to a different road if you want to change part of the route after it is complete. To get really fancy, you can use the Draw a Line icon to add driving, walking, or biking routes between your location markers. Google Mobile Team, are you able to add the multiple route results as in the desktop version in the next release? It will turn your mouse into a T and you can click anywhere on the map to add a blank pin. Google My Maps has a lot more features, such as importing locations from spreadsheets, measuring distances and areas, and so on. And sometimes we want English en. When a Blackberry version will be avaliable? Google Maps for mobile Layers is available now on Symbian S60 and Windows Mobile phones, and will come soon to other platforms.

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The Ultimate Guide to Using Google My Maps to Plan a Trip [Tutorial]

google my maps transit layer

Wikipedia through the Google-renderer like it is done e. Can't get both transit and traffic simultaneously, but it's a useful trick for me anyway. It will be really great if you can take note of this issue and make corresponding fixes in later releases. . Google has a lot of data and can do so much more than give you directions.

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