Offline location -YES, offline navigation – NO

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    I am happy with PocketEarth – last week I was cycling through Czech Republic and the app proved very useful, with all the layers and funcionality.
    My only concern is – when I choose any point on the map and then choose ‘navigate to here’ a message pops out:

    Unable to connect to server, please check your connection and try again.

    So I need to be online to have navigation?
    Why? All the data is right there in the maps I downloaded (Poland and Czech Republic country maps)
    Nokia Here Maps also use openstreet and offline navigation is possible in Nokia, the downloaded maps weigh the same.

    Please help
    Thank you

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    Currently, you must be online to plan a route. However, the route may be saved and used when offline, giving voice guided turn-by-turn directions. This is stated on our website and in our app store description.

    We do plan to implement an offline routing engine, but its going to be a huge amount of work and we don’t have the resources to start this project at the moment as we have some other big features in the queue before it.

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    any news about offline-routing?

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    Hi haexli2,

    sorry to disappoint you … in the latest beta, there is a new (much more powerfull) routing engin integrated. But again, this engin is an online service, so I do not think that offline-routing is still on the list ….


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    Hi nounours
    Thank you for the feedback. Very sad, this feature is the only thing I miss in this APP.
    Unfortunately I still have to use alternative APPs for nagivation and routing.

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