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Use Siri with Google Maps by following this simple tutorial

Siri users, Bypass Apple Maps and use Goggle Maps by adding 2 words to your query.

| Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Dec 17, 2012 3:27 pm

Apple's Siri is an impressive feature and something that used by millions daily, it's integration into Apple Maps was the most impressive feature for me, but when I heard that Siri did not work with Google Maps, I was a bit miffed.

 

 

Fortunately the guys over at Jailbreak Nation have found a loophole that allows Siri users to still use Google Maps. The video above lays out the instructions on how to accomplish this once impossible feat.

 

iPhone users are accustomed to saying "Take me to the nearest Starbucks," and Siri would load up an apple map and proceed to navigate you to the nearest Starbucks. To accomplish the same thing using Google Maps you simply add the words "via transit" on to the end. So you would say "Take me to the nearest Starbucks via transit" which displays transit apps. Simply click the Google Maps button and your route will be displayed.

 

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