Google Maps on HTC Hero

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by MF1, Mar 20, 2010.

  1. MF1

    MF1 Well-Known Member
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    Hi All

    When using google maps for directions is there a setting you can use so the map moves. At the moment I have to keep adjusting it with my finger to show me where I am as I have driven off the screen :)

    Cheers
     

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  2. wuthton

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    Menu>my location.
     
  3. ianr

    ianr Well-Known Member
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    I don't think you can get it to update in realtime, you either need to try a different free app like rmap, or get some satnav software (copilot is cheap, a bit crap in places but fine for the price), or wait for the update to 2.1 ROM and hope that Google Navigation comes with it.
     
  4. wuthton

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    Menu>my location

    The map will lock on to your location, i.e. it moves as you move. If you adjust with your finger it will overide it though.
     
  5. Xyro

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    Yeah that's right. So long as you have GPS on of course, it will move in real time along with you.
     
  6. caliboy99

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    will google maps 4.1 work on android 1.5?
     
  7. rob200375

    rob200375 Active Member
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    I use the MY location option on google maps when I am driving around and it doesn't always move with me, it moves up to the edge of the screen that I start on then it stops and I have to keep clicking to get it to show or scrioll out abit to get abigger map on screen (GPS is on).
     
  8. Randy

    Randy Well-Known Member
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    Mine moves with me... till the screen goes off. :eek:
     
  9. LABRAT

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    on mine my locatopn moves but the actuall map dosent.. same as the op ...its very anoying
     
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