14. Navigating with Maps


In this chapter, you learn to use the Maps app to find locations and get directions.

Finding a Location

Searching for Places and Things

Getting Directions

Setting Bookmarks

Using Views

Getting Traffic Reports

The Maps app is a great way to plan a trip—whether you’re going to the grocery store or across the country. Maps in iOS 6 is a complete overhaul of the app, which previously showed Google maps. Apple now has its own mapping system. If you’ve used the old Maps app, you’ll find this one familiar in how it works and where the controls are located, but the maps themselves look very different.

Finding a Location ...

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