1. Neil Foster's Avatar
    I went to use the Navigation app on my Samsung S3 Mini and it's no longer on my phone. I used it yesterday and I didn't delete it and no one has been near the phone and it's baffling how it's just suddenly disappeared. Is there any way of restoring the app? I would appreciate any advice.
    07-19-2013 02:45 PM
  2. ttenpas's Avatar
    It is now part of the Maps app.
    Aquila likes this.
    07-19-2013 03:12 PM
  3. Neil Foster's Avatar
    Is there anyway to turn on a voice on the Maps navigation i found having the voice when driving a lots easier.
    07-19-2013 03:19 PM
  4. liddellw1's Avatar
    If you prefer the old Google Navigation rather than the updated Maps app that includes the Navigation all that is necessary is to go to the Play Store and search for Google Maps. When you locate it click uninstall and you will be prompted whether you want to uninstall all updates to the app. Answer yes and Voila! you have the old Google Navigation back once you exit the Play Store.
    eithra likes this.
    07-19-2013 03:33 PM
  5. John Hawes's Avatar
    That worked for me perfectly so I thank you so much. You rock!!!
    07-19-2013 11:25 PM
  6. Armel Zagre's Avatar
    Can someone help me restore my GPS navigation blue arrow .it's uninstall itself
    07-24-2013 08:00 AM
  7. Cindi Martin's Avatar
    Thaaaaaaaank you!!!
    08-02-2013 09:53 PM
  8. GTWalling's Avatar
    Navigation has always been a part of Google Maps. With the old version the Navigation blue icon was just a direct way to get to it. With the new Google Maps the Navigation icon will no longer be there. To get it back just uninstall the Update, but at some point and time it will disappear for ever.
    08-03-2013 09:03 PM
  9. Marianne Miter's Avatar
    Thanks! Hopefully by the time it goes away for ever, the bugs (especially the one that makes it blow up and stop when you can't turn the way it's telling you) will be worked out. I especially like the traffic settings on the old version. If enough of us keep going back to the old. I'm fairly certain google will get the message.
    eithra likes this.
    08-08-2013 06:19 PM
  10. anilsood2107's Avatar
    Twice it has happened on my phone. There are others who have had a similar experience.
    Anil
    08-12-2013 10:49 PM
  11. eithra's Avatar
    Thanks !! That work great !
    11-23-2013 02:17 PM
  12. Hopeybear1's Avatar
    My blue arrow disappeared and I went into Google Maps and uninstalled the updates and all and it still is NOT coming back up. HELP

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    I did this but my blue arrow did NOT come back. HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!
    11-26-2013 06:30 PM
  13. GSDer's Avatar
    Hopeybear1,
    What firmware is your phone running? If you've updated to 4.3 there's no going back - the new version of Maps is embedded in this firmware.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM 10.2 using Tapatalk 4
    11-30-2013 12:08 AM
  14. john3kbs's Avatar
    I had the same question. Thank You for your answer!
    12-25-2013 07:27 PM
  15. doonboggle's Avatar
    When you locate it click uninstall and you will be prompted whether you want to uninstall all updates to the app. Answer yes and Voila! you have the old Google Navigation back once you exit the Play Store.
    How do you uninstall? I see no word.
    01-01-2014 02:17 PM
  16. stephanie munster's Avatar
    I have tried deleting the map thing and it hasn't worked for me. I have force closed it it said doing this will take you back to default and still no blue arrow!! its driving me nuts!!!
    07-01-2014 02:38 PM
  17. stephanie munster's Avatar
    My blue arrow disappeared and I went into Google Maps and uninstalled the updates and all and it still is NOT coming back up. HELP

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    I did this but my blue arrow did NOT come back. HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!
    i accidentally deleted mine and nothing has worked to get it back!!! grrrrrrrr
    07-01-2014 02:41 PM
  18. GSDer's Avatar
    Welcome to the forums!
    I have force closed it it said doing this will take you back to default and still no blue arrow!
    I assume you mean that you selected 'Uninstall updates' (or something quite similar)? Force closing an app won't take it back to the original version.

    What version of Maps do you have - 8.1.1?
    What firmware version do you have on your phone - 4.3 or greater?

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk
    07-03-2014 02:18 AM

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