XDA member stian230 let us know about a great modification for Google Maps on your Android. This mod, which was released on a Chinese website, promises to unlock your navigation functions. Be aware that this app requires a rooted phone to install and remove it.
To install use Titanium Backup, select Maps and make a backup. Then, select Maps and wipe data, after that uninstall, continue by selecting Street View and wipe data, then uninstall. Now install Google Maps 5.2.1 ownhere-resign.apk provided, go to market, and reinstall street view.
Please read and understand all the instructions before proceeding with this beta version.
Share your experience.
Originally posted by stian230
I am not sure whether this has been posted her before, if so Mod delete this post ..
I stumbled upon this in the N1 forum.
Quote brut.all ” I have started this project about 1.5 years ago, but I don’t have time recently, so I don’t port my changes to newer versions of Google Maps. Some Chinese guys do that for me ;-)”
Google Maps ownhere’s mod
Google Maps version 5.x ownhere developed by the Chinese website, has been unlocked to use Navigation .
Google Maps for this modified version 5.2 has two versions:
1. The future can be directly nâng cấp version of Google Maps version of the file phải placed in / system / app directory, and no installation process, you must go first uninstall the original map, official map of any future upgrades can be used directly, không cần to uninstall:
Uninstall using the system comes out of the map
Then: adb push maps5.2.0-ownhere-upgradeable.apk / system / app /
adb push maps5.2.0-ownhere-upgradeable.apk / system / app /
2. Testkey re-signed using a modified version, can be placed anywhere, using any Means to install, uninstall pen to Pay Attention to the original official version
Continue to the mod thread._________