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How to have google street view in build in maps aplication in i pad ..

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    In I as there is built in application ...how I can see places like actual google earth ...while it's written you can view it ..just read in iPad user manual ..

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    The iPad's native Maps app supports Google Earth and Google Street View. In maps you can choose the satellite view - which is Google Earth. If you tap on a location a pop-up menu appears with an option which lets you move into Google Street View. Street View integrates really well with the iPad and fully supports all the on-screen gestures, so navigating around is a lot easier than on a PC.

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    I am able to view at least in google earth mode, but street view yet not ...can you explain in better way? Bec I tried to tap but nothing happens..

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    When you're in Maps drop a pin in the location you want to street view. Touch the pin and a pop-up box appears. In the box is an 'I' (information) symbol and, if you touch that, you'll be taken to Street View.

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    I am able to drop the pin.and there is a symbol I. And when I touch the. I. It appears like this


    Direstions from here

    Direction to here


    Remove pin


    Adress


    Dd to contacts. Share location. Add to book Mark .."........which one u r taking about tim ?

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    not everywhere is actually available to street view anyway.
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    I get all this but I also get, in the top left hand corner, a very small image - I touch that image and it takes me to Street View. But as the last poster mentioned, some countries have banned Street View so you'll need to check if it's available in your country.

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    I was trying to watch few places nearby my reside in Dubai ...so tell me which place it will work,,I Wanamaker experience..

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    Do you get the image in the pop-up box? If so, you touch that image and it takes you to Street View. If there's no image there, then there is no Street View available for that location.

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    When it Sayreville your location cannot be determined ...what it means?

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    What type of iPad do you have? Only the 3G models have GPS. WiFi iPads can only determine their position if they're in contact with a WiFi hotspot whose location has been entered into a database of hotspots used by Apple.

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    I am having iPad one ,32 gb wifi and I am using Internet by device like mifi ..

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    OK, then, no GPS so the iPad cannot determine your location unless it's near a WiFi that's in the database. But you can still scroll around Maps and it won't stop you using StreetView if it's available at the location you're hoping to look at.

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    My iPad is always connected to Internet through wifi , so can I have street view of any place ?

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    Yes - but you can't use GPS. The iPad's native Maps app needs an Internet connection, because the maps are downloaded dynamically. So, go to a location on Maps, drop a pin, then touch the pin, then touch the small photographic graphic and you're into Street View.

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    I am connected with Internet ,I went to a location in Dubai , I dropped pin,then I taped icon. I. But there no image appears..may be as some one else said above street viewing don't allows every where, so can u please tell me some loc where street viewing works ....I Wanamaker experience that location ...thanks ..

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    Street View works everywhere in the UK and US, so check out some of those locations to check to see if you can get it working. Then go to the location you're really interested in. If it doesn't work there, then it's because Google weren't allowed to Street View that location. Everywhere in the UK and US is available though - you can even see my house!! :D

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    Omg omg omg it's awesome ......waooooooooooooooooo. I think I isn't have to downy else thing with my I pad :)

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    Folks, pay attention to the comment above. If a location has not been photographed from the "street," there is no "street view" option. There are many, many places that have no street view.

    Tim, you're incorrect in saying that "everywhere" in the US and UK are available in street view. Many locations in rural areas and small towns are not included.

    P.S. My house is available in street view, too. And when I use navigation on my droid phone, it automatically pops up the picture of my house when I arrive. It's rather surrealistic, though, since the photograph has the car I'm driving already sitting in the driveway. :)
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    Yes - you're right - not everywhere. I apologise. I should have said there are no Government restrictions - if Google didn't come there, then it's not on-line.

    Mia culpa

    Tim

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