Can you recommend me a good GPS mapping app for my Galaxy Note 2?

Ana Karina Hartvig-Nielsen December 29, 2012
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I am looking for an app to install on my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 to so substitute the need to carry my Garmin GPS. I travel a lot and cannot always relay on data.

What would be the most reliable app you have come across as far as GPS goes? I live in Mission, BC, I am in Las Vegas and using the trial of Sygic. I would love to hear whether it works in my hometown or hear some alternatives that do!

Thanks.

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  1. Ahmed Musani
    January 6, 2013 at 2:20 pm

    You should try Sygic. it is very good. it offers a 14-day trial if you want to check.

  2. DalSan
    December 30, 2012 at 8:07 pm

    I don't have a suggestion for a live GPS app that does not require data, but those suggested works well. I like Waze, but would love to know a standalone app that does not require the use of data, also. Do realize that it may require 2+GB storage space to hold the maps, waypoints, and other info.

  3. Junil Maharjan
    December 30, 2012 at 5:45 am

    check out waze, its a great app.

  4. Rajaa Chowdhury
    December 30, 2012 at 12:38 am

    You can try GPS Essentials : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mictale.gpsessentials&hl=en

    You can try SkyVi (like Siri) to find places and navigate you there using GPS : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bluetornadosf.smartypants&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5ibHVldG9ybmFkb3NmLnNtYXJ0eXBhbnRzIl0.

    Also mentioning all the GPS based solution for Android from Google (i have presonally used them for direction and Navigation and they have been very accurate for me in India)

    Google Maps (GPS based direction and Navigation integrated, very accurate) : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.maps

    Street View on Google Maps : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.street

    My Tracks (by Google) : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.maps.mytracks#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDIxMiwiY29tLmdvb2dsZS5hbmRyb2lkLm1hcHMubXl0cmFja3MiXQ..

    Car Home (by Google) : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.carhome#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDIxMiwiY29tLmdvb2dsZS5hbmRyb2lkLmNhcmhvbWUiXQ..

    Also the link below shows all the Android Apps available from Google till date : https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Google+Inc.&start=0&num=12