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Anyway to clear driving history in google maps?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Hand76, May 28, 2010.

  1. Hand76

    Hand76 Guest
    Thread Starter

    Driving me nuts trying to find a way to delete old locations.

    I read that since the maps update you can no longer delete history and the clear cache option is greyed out.

    Any other solutions?
     


  2. Liquoredolce

    Liquoredolce Android Enthusiast

    pretty sure if you go into the "manage apps" in your menu-settings, you can delete history for almost any of your apps. Give it a shot.
     
  3. Hand76

    Hand76 Guest
    Thread Starter

    Doesn't work since the update the only option is to clear cache but it is greyed out.
     
  4. nightfishing

    nightfishing Android Enthusiast

  5. alison03

    alison03 Android Enthusiast

    I was just going to suggest history eraser. worked great for me.
     
  6. Hand76

    Hand76 Guest
    Thread Starter

    That doesn't work either. The directions still remain under layers.
     
  7. drPheta

    drPheta Well-Known Member

    Uninstall the updates for Google Maps

    home screen, Menu>Applications>Manage Applications>Maps> click on uninstall updates

    Reinstall the update for Google Maps. Done.
     
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  8. fastharryDOTcom

    fastharryDOTcom Well-Known Member

    tagged, thanks
     
  9. jbass350z

    jbass350z Member

    Go somewhere you weren't supposed to?

    Sent from my ADR6300 using Tapatalk
     
  10. ttamnedlog

    ttamnedlog Android Enthusiast

    Haha, yeah. Just curious but have you been going to some shady places? =p
     
  11. Liquoredolce

    Liquoredolce Android Enthusiast

    Strip club, wife won't be happy when she tries to get her nails done next door.
     
  12. Vihzel

    Vihzel Destroying Balls Everyday

    Trying to erase any evidence of you visiting an ex 3 times per week at 2am? :p
     
  13. marieinva

    marieinva Lurker

    Found this in the Maps help menu...
    Phone
    Reset Google Maps from the menu to restore it to the state it was in when first installed, clearing the following locally stored info if applicable: search history, favorites, cookies, preferences, map and satellite image cache, and layers.

    Android-powered devices: From your home screen, go to 'Menu' > 'Settings' > 'Applications' > 'Manage applications' > 'Maps' or 'Google Maps', and then choosing to 'Clear data' or 'Factory reset'. If you've updated Maps from Market, you may need to uninstall the update before you can clear data.
     
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  14. AaronBBrown

    AaronBBrown Member

    Worried your wife will find out about your girlfriend? :)
     
  15. Hand76

    Hand76 Guest
    Thread Starter

    I wasn't trying to hide anything. :p Just trying to clear up a bunch of the old directions I had.

    The only thing that worked was uninstalling and reinstalling the update.

    All better now but they should really fix this so you don't have to go through that every time you want to clean it up.
     

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