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Old 10-31-2018, 03:32 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by The Gritz Carlton View Post
One advantage to a GPS vs phone apps is that Satellites are always there...cell service isn't. Having both systems available are good practice. One is none...two is one. I still collect paper maps at the rest's an age thing and you can actually see the entire state without having to swipe the crap out of it.
In Google maps:
  • Tap the three-bar menu at top left
  • Tap "Offline Maps"
  • Tap "Select your own map"
  • Scroll/pan/zoom to make the rectangle cover the area where you are going
  • Tap "Download"
  • Repeat for multiple areas
Now Google maps will work when there is no cell service for the areas you've downloaded. I use an inexpensive Android tablet for navigation in the RV. It only has WiFi so I do the above procedure before heading out.
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