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    AvatarRick
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    Hello, several problems I would appreciate an answer/explanation too:
    (1) I commenced downloading a PE update for Italy & France 4 days back with wifi. It is still downloading – it’s now ¾ complete. Have plenty of space on my iPad & good download/upload speed!
    (2) Others have sought clarification regarding my question after having done a Google.
    I have downloaded all maps & walk routes.
    • Once on the street at ‘my departure point’ and start walking towards my ‘destination point’ will my ‘position when walking be highlighted’ as I move along ‘or’ will I have to turn on my wifi?
    • Will I require my wifi be turned on for my GPS
    Thank you.

    #7131
    GeoMagikGeoMagik
    Admin
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    1) That’s strange, assuming a good WiFi connection, it should take 10-15 mins for that size download. Pocket Earth v2.2 will be out in about a week and has some improvements to maps management as well as being more robust. Hope it will solve this issue!

    2) GPS can function well completely on its own without WiFi or Cellular. It will show you your precise location on the map and you can even use the Route Navigation mode (Play button on route info panel). However, Airplane mode must not be on as this disables GPS as well. Instead, you should disable Cellular/3g data directly in the Settings app, as well as WiFi/Bluetooth (if you want to save battery). Final caveat, without Cellular, the initial location fix can sometimes take a bit longer, like even up to 1 minute in worse cases, but once it locks on, it updates continuously.

    #7132
    AvatarRick
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    Thanks so much – greatly appreciated

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