When it comes to maps for mobile phones you always use Apple Maps which are mostly built in the device as a tool for navigation. But there are many other maps apps available for you to try which are even better than the iOS or Android maps. So besides these general maps here are the best four iPhone navigation apps which you will love to have on your mobile.
1. Google Maps
Google Maps is more trustworthy and reputed app even before Apple launched its own map. You can download this map from iTunes store all free. It is not that Apple maps is not good when it comes to turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates and mapping points of interest but Google Maps for iOS is better. This app has a more robust search feature and a bigger, more accurate database of local landmarks, points of interests, restaurants and businesses.
Google Maps for iPhone is also particularly useful if you use Google Maps as your primary direction-finding service on your computer, because the app pulls directions and search information from other platforms when you’re signed in with your Google ID. The app also offers Street View and turn-by-turn directions with the option to avoid highways, toll roads and bridges. This app serves as a comprehensive, accurate maps in 220 countries and territories with transit schedules and maps for over 15,000 cities and detailed business information on over 100 million places. You need iOS 9.0 and compatible iPhone to have this app.
2. Waze App
Waze is best app that helps you with traffic jams, police traps, and accidents. You can get the fastest routes to your favorite locations and new destinations, all for free as Waze is a community of 85 million drivers. You can easily get to know voice enable routes, find nearest gas stations, earn points and get notified when it’s time to leave for your destination by setting your drive in advance.
3. CoPilot GPS App
Though it is a free app to download from iTunes but comes with in app purchases to get unlimted voice and maps. This app is always ready to guide you with clear directions, reliable offline maps and powerful trip planning. Trusted by over 16 million drivers, emergency services and professional delivery fleets worldwide, CoPilot is packed with advanced features and smart routing to help you navigate with confidence.
This app includes 7 days voice-guided navigation and ActiveTraffic. After 7 days you can purchase premium navigation features through in-app purchase or enjoy route planning and offline maps for free. As it does not need a mobile connection so there’s no risk of being left stranded without maps in mobile dead spots or incurring roaming fees when driving abroad. Premium quality street maps are stored directly on your device. You need iOS7.0 and up compatible iPhone to run this app.
4. Transit App
As with Apple and Google maps there are limitations to know the directions in navigation but with Transit free app you can have all things public transit from buses to trains and ferries. You can plan your trip, set reminders, and get notified about disruptions. The app works best live in Sydney (+ all NSW), Melbourne (+ Victoria), Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra and 125 other cities across North America and Europe and works offline too. The app also keeps you updated on delays, allows you to view transit routes and time schedules, and integrates with bike shares and car-sharing services like Uber in case public transportation isn’t working for you.
Download the free app from iTunes now and you need iOS9.0 compatible iOS mobile.
Now try these four wonderful maps app for your navigation and see the difference yourself between Apple maps and these on your iPhone.