How to get Google Maps back on iOS 6

Discussion in 'iOS 6' started by Grytpype, Oct 1, 2012.

  1. Grytpype

    Grytpype Guest

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    How to get Google Maps back on iOS 6

    You will know by now that if you have upgraded from iOS 5 to iOS 6, you have lost Google Maps. The only workaround until now has been to open it in a browser, such as Chrome or Safari; but the icon wasn't the same and the app didn't run in full screen.

    Now there is a better solution, for both iPad and iPhone. It is not perfect, but it restores the old icon and gets Google Maps running in full-screen mode.

    The links are here:
    iPhone upload:
    iPad upload:

    Article in Gizmodo here: How to Get the Old Google Maps Icon Back On Your iPhone | Gizmodo UK

    Until Google submit a new app (and if Apple allow it, which is by no means certain) this is as good as you are going to get.
  2. edcm1

    edcm1 iPF Novice

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    Has anyone tried this? Does it work? I have refused to upgrade to the new iOS because I don't want to lose my maps.

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