How to Get Google Maps Back on iOS 6 Devices

The hottest Apple topic on the market is its new-released iPhone 5 and iOS 6 systems. It is no doubt that the new iOS 6 system has taken so many new functions to people’s life, but many people are not used to use Apple’s own map for replacing Google Maps, right? Then there are more and more iOS 6 users want to get Google Maps back on their iPhone, iPad. However, the problem is how to achieve it?

We know that Apple’s 3D Map looks great, but compare to Google Maps, the Apple Map has some distinctive defects, such as lack of public transport information, Street View and so on. So many iOS users want to get back Google Maps on iOS 6 devices for enjoying these personalized features. Under this situation, we write this article to show you the simple steps for getting back Google Maps on iPhone and iPad quickly.

Just follow the below steps and then you’ll find how easy it is to get Google Maps back on your iDevices.

Steps for Getting Back Google Maps on iOS 6 Devices

Step 1. Open Safari and type “” or “” in the searching box.

type on safari

Step 2. A notification will appear on your device to ask you whether to add Google Maps to your home screen. But please be noted that this icon is dedicated to help you quickly access to Google Maps website, but not enter the local Google Maps apps.

add google maps to home screen

Step 3. If you want, you can change the icon name as you like. Then say yes, the Google Maps icon will be added to your home screen.

Now, everything will be OK! You can hit the icon and then the Google Maps’ Web version will be opened by Safari immediately.

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Anla Shelly, iStonsoft's editor who is professional in file software, including PDF, eBook, PowerPoint and DRM files. With an elegant taste in design and writing, Shelly is good at creating PowerPoint slideshow, making PPT holiday card, writing PDF and eBook articles. Having written about these topics for years, Shelly now is employed by iStonsoft, a software company with sorts of products range from both video and PDF converter tools that enable you to enjoy or edit videos, PDF and other eBook files as you like. So that you can enjoy your digital life without any limitation.

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