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Web version - mobile version - how long does it take?

Posted by Francois555 on 2 July 2014 in English (English)

Does anyone have an idea how long it takes to move data from the web version of OSM to mobile version (Maps with me)? I have been updating in several countries lately and I cant wait to see my changes in Maps with me! I has been at least three months since the first edit.

Cheers from Italy! (Im updating Perugia now:-)

Comment from Jedrzej Pelka on 2 July 2014 at 07:58

You have to ask MapsWithMe, they're responsible for updates of their app. Unfortunately they seem to update rarely, like once two months.

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Comment from abelardos on 2 July 2014 at 10:41

The people behind MapsWithMe say on their website that they update their map files 'approximately once a month'. In practice, my experience is that they only update their maps when they release a new version of their software which can be many months apart.

I suggest you email them at support@mapswith.me or provide this feedback to the app itself. It is quite a well designed app otherwise so it would be brilliant if they could find a way to resolve this.

As an alternative, you could try the OsmAnd app where you can download the latest off-line maps every couple of weeks. This app also has the advantage of providing off-line satnav navigation along with other features. The interface and rendering is a bit more clunky than MapsWIthMe but works well enough once you get used to it.

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Comment from Francois555 on 25 July 2014 at 09:30

Thank you for your comments, I will ask OSM via email.

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