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How to Change Default Navigation Method on iPhone Maps Between Car, Bike, Public Transit, Walking, etc

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Do you usually rely on public transport a lot while traveling? Or perhaps, you use cycling directions for your daily commute? Maybe your standard mode of transportation isn’t a car? If you use Apple Maps for navigation, you may want to change your default navigation method to make sure you get your desired routes faster.

When you look up directions to a place on Apple Maps, you’re given the driving routes by default. Of course, this is the mode of transportation that most people use while navigating using their iPhones. However, if you’re not in the…

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How to Use Guides in Apple Maps on iPhone

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Apple Maps has a potentially useful feature called Guides, which shows you some of the best points of interest in a selected city. This makes it a lot easier for you to explore a new destination whether you’re with friends, family, or colleagues. These recommendations are provided by Apple’s trusted partners which include The Washington Post, Lonely Planet, AllTrails, The Infatuation, and more

Interested to see how this works so you can use it for your next trip? Read along and you’ll see how to use Maps Guides in Apple Maps on your iPhone.

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How to Share ETA from Apple Maps on iPhone with Siri

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Are you driving to meet up with your friends, family, or colleagues? If you use Apple Maps for navigation, you’ll be excited to know that you can share your ETA with them right from your iPhone by using Siri.

Apple Maps has a feature that allows users to share their arrival time with any of the contacts stored on your iPhone. This helped in avoiding phone calls from others asking you how long it’d take to reach the destination. But manually sharing ETA from the navigation menu isn’t too convenient. Fortunately another option exists, and you can ask Siri…

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How to Get Cycling Directions in Maps on iPhone

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Do you use a bike or cycle for leisure or commuting? Whatever the case, bicyclists will be pleased to know that you can now access cycling directions on your iPhone using Apple Maps.

Cycling directions are often different from vehicle routes, as they include bike paths and cycle-friendly lanes which don’t show up normally when you navigate. Apple has updated the Maps app to support cycling directions to assist bicyclists in finding the best, safest and shortest routes for their commute.

How to View Bike Directions in Apple Maps on iPhone

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How to Share Arrival Time with Maps on iPhone

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Looking forward to meet up with your friends, family, colleagues, or an appointment? If you use Apple Maps as your preferred navigation tool, you will be able to share your routes estimated time of arrival with any of your contacts right from your iPhone. Not only is ETA sharing convenient, but it also offers a way to give the recipient an idea of how long it’ll take to get to a destination, but without using the using the location sharing feature directly.

We’ve all been in a situation where we had to tell people how long it’s going to take before we…

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How to Find COVID-19 Testing Locations with Apple Maps on iPhone & iPad

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If you are interested in finding a COVID-19 testing location, Apple Maps may be able to help track down a place where you can get tested for the novel coronavirus.

Finding COVID-19 testing facilities near you, or even in a different region, is quite easy with Apple Maps. Here’s all that you will need to do:

How to Find COVID-19 / Coronavirus Testing with Apple Maps

  1. Open the Apple Maps app on iPhone (or iPad)
  2. Tap in the “Search” field
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  4. At the top of the Search list tap on “COVID-19 Testing”
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  6. Locate a COVID-19 testing location near you
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  8. Tap on a…

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How to Use Look Around on Maps for iPhone & iPad

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Did you know that Apple Maps has a feature that lets you ‘look around’ as if on the ground in some regions? Indeed it does, available for iPhone and iPad.

Most of us are familiar with Google’s “Street View”, a nifty feature within Google Maps that lets you view panoramic street-level images of various cities across the globe. When Street View was first introduced back in 2007, it was ahead of its time, but today, Google isn’t the only player in this space with plenty of competition to look out for, the latest one being Apple.

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