How to quickly switch to and use 3D Flyover Mode in Apple Maps App

This is a quick and easy tip on how to switch to 3D Flyover Mode in the Maps App on your iPhone, iPad (Air, Mini), and iPod Touch. The Apple Maps app on iOS devices has greatly improved since it was announced a few years back. The Flyover feature is one of my favorites. Flyover allows you to zoom in on certain cities and get a photographic 3D view of the city. It is really fun to explore new cities this way or to get a 3D birds eye view of your own city. There are dozens of cities that Continue Reading →

How to adjust volume for Maps App Turn-by-turn Directions in iOS 6

How to adjust volume for Maps App Turn-by-turn Directions in iOS 6

Did you know that you can adjust the volume for the turn-by-turn directions on the maps app in iOS 6? The volume comes set at Normal Volume by default but the Normal Volume level is often too loud depending on the surrounding noise. If you need to change the volume for the Maps App you can do this in the Maps section of the Settings App. Launch Settings and scroll down to Maps. Tapping on the Maps Settings reveals various options including volume adjustment, kilometers/miles, as well as font size options for the labels on the map. To adjust the Continue Reading →

4 Tips for Maps App on iPhone: Quick Navigate, Walking Directions, ETA, and Siri Navigation

how to use maps app on iPhone 4S and iPhone 5

The Maps App on the iPhone is a great tool for finding locations and navigating to them. The app is fully integrated into the system allowing you to use other apps with the navigation running in the background. You can even use navigation while your iOS device’s screen is locked to save battery (see this article for more on this:¬†How to save battery life while using Turn by Turn directions with Apple Maps App). To help you get even more out of the Maps app on your iPhone 4S or iPhone 5, here are 4 useful tips: 1. Quick Navigate Continue Reading →