Google maps orientation question

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by SirVilhelm, Feb 10, 2010.

  1. SirVilhelm

    SirVilhelm Well-Known Member
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    Is there a way to have google maps orientate to the directions I am going? For example right now if I am traveling south the blue arrow moves down the map. I would like the blue arrow to always point up and have the map re-orientate as I drive. Make sense?
     

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  2. Gunner

    Gunner Well-Known Member
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    What you want is a track-up setting. I'd like it too. Currently, this isn't an option.
     
  3. SirVilhelm

    SirVilhelm Well-Known Member
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    I could have sworn that I had this working at one time. Oh well.
     
  4. desmofan

    desmofan Well-Known Member
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    I thought the exact same thing but cannot find any way to do it now.
     
  5. Shadowtech

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    I haven't used my navigation much, but I could have sworn that it always had whatever direction I was going facing "up". Is this something new that was added in the latest update?
     
  6. vincentp

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    I'm pretty sure my orientation arrow is always pointing up, and always has been. Am I missing something?
     
  7. Mine always points up as well, always has. It rotates as I drive and is oriented 'forward'. I'm going out shortly and will use it to get the sub shop just to double check. Perhaps you changed something in your settings?
     
  8. Branndon

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    it's point up for Navigation, but not for regular maps, so if you navigate, yes the road moves for you, but if you are just looking at the map, it doesn't.
     
  9. vincentp

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    Well that clears up the confusion. I thought we were talking about Navigation. Sorry.
     
  10. SinfulDragon

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    ooohhhhhh, yeah mine does that too, always has, even back on the ol BB it was like that
     
  11. DjOutlaw32

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    On my old Omnia i910 with google maps it did do that, for example I could be traveling north on Main street and the triangle would we moving with me while and the map would keep moving with it as well to the new area I drove to automatically.
     
  12. hal1

    hal1 Well-Known Member
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    What he said:)
     

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