It is world atlas, city guides and navigation program in a:?? How do you use the new Windows-maps app optimally, shows ULTIMATE TECH NEWS.
Mit Windows 10, Microsoft has greatly improved his maps app. Thanks to new features such as offline maps, 3D city views and Cortana integration software is gradually on par with the services provided by Google & Co. The best tips and tricks for Microsoft’s “Maps” showing ULTIMATE TECH NEWS.
To launch the app, tap cards into the search field and press Enter. This Windows maps can show your location on the globe, the app needs access to the position data of the device. Published by clicking on locating symbol (which is the double circle in the map at right), an error message, choose Settings and set the switch position and cards on a.Optimal running locating in smartphones and tablet PCs with built-in GPS chip – about the recognition of neighboring wireless stations as well as the computer’s IP address, but can also be notebooks and PCs relatively accurate locations.
Windows 10: Top Tips for maps app
Successor Here Maps
On Windows 10 devices replaced Windows maps to Nokia at BMW, Audi and Daimler sold service Here Maps, but used more in its card material. Previously, you could not keep up with the cards Here Maps app from Microsoft. The new version, however, has caught up considerably, so that will find the most usual functions of Here Maps therein.The Here apps themselves are currently not on the desktop still have the mobile version of Windows. Especially users of the smartphone operating system Windows Phone 8.1 that made their purchase decisions also due to the lifelong availability of the navigation solution make, after upgrading to Windows 10 mobile long faces. Here Maps, the navigation app Drive +, the bus and train Search Transit and the Search nearby City Lensare there namely no longer available. This is true – currently with the exception of transit – also for Windows Phone 8.x and the desktop version of Windows 10. Here has indeed announced, to work on a solution to the problem. When Here Maps returns for Windows, but is not known.
Use maps offline
Frequently on the go? Thanks to offline function you use map app even without Internet. Just click above for existing Wi-Fi connection on gear, to download maps …, the plus sign and then some on Europe and Germany. Repeat if necessary with your holiday destination or another desired destination. Once you close the app in the background, the maps loaded onto the device. Available updates, the app automatically.
Setting up local memories
Once again forget the milk? If you have a smartphone with Windows 10, you can have a go recall purchases. Simply launch the language assistant Cortana directly on the phone or on a PC, which is logged in the same Microsoft account. Then click the three bars and memories, on the plus sign and replace Remember … “buy milk” in the example. After selection of place you’re looking for your supermarket and choose the appropriate Fund, confirm with Finish and remember. That’s it! Once you are near the desired location, Cortana calls to Shopping remembered. That works quite similar with Windows Phone 8.1.
Use GPS data
Hikers and outdoor enthusiasts can also directly search for spatial data in Windows cards next addresses. To determine the GPS code of a place in the app, click on it for two seconds.Under the appearing place names can be seen then the corresponding geographic information. You can also enter existing spatial data in the search box of the maps app. After clicking on the magnifying glass looking and pointing the corresponding Windows location on the map.
Locate the computer
If the option “Find my device” or “Find my mobile” in the settings for update and securityactive, you can use your Windows 10 laptop, your tablet or your Windows phone in case of loss locations. You can login to the website account. microsoft.com/devices on to your personal Microsoft account and select Find my device or Find My Phone. Then the last transmitted by the device location is displayed on a map.
Microsoft’s maps app can even display the current traffic situation. To do this click on the right edge of the screen to the Layers icon, set the switch traffic on A and then check the box disorders. Then, all roads appear with congestion in orange or red.
Tap into traffic cameras
In the maps app gives you access to thousands of traffic surveillance cameras around the world recently even. For example, look after Mesdames Berlin. After clicking on the icon at the right level in the map activate next to the switch traffic, the option cameras. Now numerous camera icons appear on the map. By clicking on one of bedazzle the associated images. If you just do not have at hand the app, you can use the camera in the browser withBing Maps tap.
Would you like to meet up with friends and pass the address of the meeting place at all?Children play with the maps app: Search the site – in the example, the Hofbrauhaus – over the magnifying glass function. After clicking on the Fund appears in the map. To the left you will find some information where appropriate, such as photo, phone number, opening times, customer reviews and the associated website. To send the information, click on the Share icon, then, for example, on mail. Enter the recipients’ addresses, and click Send. With the other icons allow you to secure the place as Favorite, print and attach to the Start menu.
Set favorite places
If you reveal your home address or Cortana the workplace, you will get not only appropriate traffic messages from the language assistant. The maps app finds easier to target: Click in the task bar, click Ask me anything, the three strokes on notebook, About Me, Edit favorites and the plus sign. Select the address from the search box. Then activate? “Home address” or “business address” and click on the disk icon. Now you can while navigating (next tip)Business or Private choose as the destination.
Thanks maps app you use your Windows-10-phone, tablet or notebook on the go as Navi.Over the three dashes, Directions and options you first decide about whether you want to avoid traffic jams, toll roads or ferries. After selection of the start and destination then select one of the proposed routes, follow the directions, or start with Los the voice-guided car navigation. If you previously click on the bus or pedestrian symbol, you can get directions by public transport or walking.