+ZSteve Posted January 20, 2022 Share Posted January 20, 2022 For several months now, I have been having issues with the iPhone App's interface with Google Maps. Prior to that time, I had no issues. I know other cachers that are also experiencing these issues. Here's what I think I know: - If you navigate to a cache from the App, then hit the vehicle icon at the top, you will get a selection of installed maps to choose from. If you select Google Maps, the App will interface with and pass destination coords to Google Maps. Google Maps will then propose routes and one can start navigation. - If you then drive the selected route exactly as designated, everything works fine. - However, if you do something that causes Google Maps to reroute (like make a turn that is not on the designated routing), it will often change the destination replacing the original destination coords with a different destination location. Oddly enough, this is often a Unified (or other) School district. This destination can be 5, 10, 15 miles or more from the cache that you originally set up the routing for. - It is also possible (not fully confirmed with testing) that when Google Maps re-optimizes the route and proposes a new and faster route that the destination for the proposed route is different. - I have not experienced these issues when I input a destination directly into Google Maps (although I have not tried entering coordinates, just named destinations and addresses). - I have also not experienced these issues when using Google Maps to navigate from the Adventure Labs App. Separately, for quite some time (long before the above issue started), the interface between the App and Google Maps has overridden/ignored at least some Google Maps settings (such as Avoid Tolls). So, the settings have to be manually reset every time if the user determines them to be relevant. I have not experienced this issue when using Google Maps to navigate from the Adventure Labs App. 1 Quote Link to comment
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