Can use Google Offline Map on Car Navigation

peterchan75

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Hi All,
My car navigation map is outdated and it costs a few hundred to update it.
1. Can use Google Offline map on the Android Head Unit?
or
2. More troublesome ... use Android Auto app. Need to connect phone to car stereo.

Any tip is much appreciated. Thanks.
 

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Hi All,
My car navigation map is outdated and it costs a few hundred to update it.
1. Can use Google Offline map on the Android Head Unit?
or
2. More troublesome ... use Android Auto app. Need to connect phone to car stereo.

Any tip is much appreciated. Thanks.
Use Google map map on your phone if you think it's troublesome. Just buy a holder only.
 

peterchan75

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Use Google map map on your phone if you think it's troublesome. Just buy a holder only.
With Android Auto Apps, don't need holder. Just install the apps and connect to car android stereo via usb.

Just lazy. :cautious:
 

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I use waze, phone holder, bluetooth connect to HU

police reported ahead ..

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I use CarPlay, plug in and sit on holder. Easy peasy.
 

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Why Google maps don’t have speedometer like Waze? Otherwise, it will be perfect.
 

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Google map sometimes leave you stranded on some roads that divide into 2 - 3 ways. They dun have that prompt that say keep left or right, have to quickly look at map to determine which way.
 

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Why Google maps don’t have speedometer like Waze? Otherwise, it will be perfect.
It's a map application for walking, cycling and driving. Waze is a more holistic application for road traffic, driving, car navigation and reporting accidents etc... different application use.
 

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How to use CarPlay? Must have some sort of dongle or the head unit must already come with the dongle?
Must have CarPlay/Android Auto hardware installed, if your ride is within like the past 2-3 years, it should already have.
 

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Must have CarPlay/Android Auto hardware installed, if your ride is within like the past 2-3 years, it should already have.
Ok. Guess mine is out of luck already. My ride is from 2015. But if i want CarPlay or AA how do i get it?
 

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Ok. Guess mine is out of luck already. My ride is from 2015. But if i want CarPlay or AA how do i get it?
You need to install a headunit that can support it. :)
 

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Ok. Guess mine is out of luck already. My ride is from 2015. But if i want CarPlay or AA how do i get it?
Online platform tons of it. $300+ set can get a 4/32 spec liao. Installation another $80-$100. Wah la.... you are good to go.
 

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I am using waze and I feel it is more updated than Google maps. Like what others said, just need grab a phone holder will do
 

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Name a few la. I see too many dont know which one to go also.
Shopee or Lazada.
You saw liao then decide go for it lor. See too many liao oso confusing for yourself. Budget and spec you want. Check for compatible or need additional bracket.
Don't want headache, then head straight to your trusted audio accessories shop lor.
 

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i had the same issue with ts. Let me check if mine has car play.
 

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Waze definitely better and more driver friendly. Supports offline nav too.
 

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Waze...will tell u where the police are....trust me...if only i had Waze when i......
 
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