How to use third party Maps app on iOS 8

By | October 10, 2014


If you are not interested in Apple maps for navigation then you can use any third party maps application for navigation on iOS 8, Here in this case you cannot alter operating system’s default navigation app but if you tap on the address lets us say address book or website you will land in apple maps. How ever there is a way to bounce out of maps and into your preferred third party maps. If you are not aware of how to use third party maps then simply follow the steps given below :



Steps to follow how to use third party maps on iOS 8

  • Initially open the address of the Apple maps generally you would do.case you cannot alter operating system’s default navigation app but if you tap on the address lets us say address book or website you will land in apple maps
  • Now tap on the car icon to start routing process
  • In the route selecting menu tap on Apps.
  • Now you can tap on the route next to what ever installed navigation apps you want to use.
  • That’s it

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Actually this process is not quite seam less as changing to the default, but it is easier than entering an address manual in your map app of your choice. Here you will get list of App store options just you need some thing similar to the app which is already installed. Similar in iOS 7 offered a similar tweak, through it required you to choose the bus option which connects you to the installed applications offerings the public transit directions. Where as in iOS 8 it is a more straight forward.