Requires Android: 2.1 and up
Overview: Download the latest release of Google Maps, and never carry a paper map again. Google Maps for Android with Navigation (Beta) has:
* Detailed maps with 3D buildings
* Voice guided turn-by-turn GPS navigation
* Driving, public transit, biking, and walking directions
* Live traffic information to avoid congestion
* Local search and business reviews
* Google Maps Street View
* Indoor maps for select airports, hotels, retail stores, and more
Whether you need directions to your destination, the closest good place for a bite to eat, or just a sense of where you are, Google Maps for Android can help.
Installation for root:
1. In Titanium Backup, select Maps and make a backup.
2. Select Maps and wipe data, then uninstall.
3. Select Street View and wipe data, then uninstall.
4. Install maps6.8.1-ownhere-signed.apk
5. Go to market, and reinstall street view.(download it from the second post).
1.Uninstall maps from Titanium Backup.
2.Install maps from the Market.
3.Uninstall it normally (not from Titanium).
4.Install the re-signed version.
first uninstall Maps from /system/app
adb push /maps6.8.1-ownhere.apk /system/app
Alternative installation method:
For those who get the “Login Failed” message Pull down the status bar and press all three triangles and give permission then closing maps.
If you don’t get the three warning triangles
1. Install original maps from market.
2. Sign in and join latititude
3. Back up maps in titanium, app and data.
4. Wipe date and uninstall maps
5. Install resign version. DO NOT RUN, reboot right after installing.
6. After reboot, go to titanium and restore DATA only.
yea and unchecking auto-update on the marked.
Thanks to ownhere and Brut.all.
maps6.8.1-ownhere-signed.apk instructions can be found in the text above.
maps6.8.1-ownhere.apk rename the file name to “Maps” and then use ROOT explorer app put in system/app permission is rw-r-r.
Google Maps V6.8.1 update:
- * See reviews from experts and people you know
- * Find just the right places with Zagat scores and summaries
- * Get directions directly from map bubbles
- * Fixes Latitude bug
Google Maps Screenshots