How to Get Back Old Maps App on iOS 6

Some people may definitely be upset with the replacement of Google maps on iOS 6 with Apple’s own version of 3D maps . For some , the mapping data may not be accurate and their location may be completely missing on the new iOS 6 maps . Here is the tutorial to get back Google Maps services on your iPhone , iPod Touch and iPad .

Update : Google Maps is back … Yay !!! Download Instructions

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Steps to Install Google Maps on iPhone and iPod Touch :

  1. First open Mobile Safari
  2. Type in
  3. Allow “Use Location” features when asked . Now you will be able to see the maps for your location
  4. A pop up will appear asking to add the icon on your homescreen . google maps iOS 6 revert old maps
  5. The home-screen icon resembles the new map icon on iOS .This creates a quick access bookmark for you . Just tap to launch it

Cons :

HTML 5 version of  this Google Maps runs on Mobile Safari and isn’t as quick or well polished as the old iOS 5 version. Although many features are there, including public transport and walking directions.

Give us your Opinion :

Do you think iOS 6 maps is awesome or it just ruined the experience the user earlier had with Google Maps with no support for Turn by Turn navigation on iPhone 4 and other features . Leave your comments in the comments section below .