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  1. questionLoading maps to SD card on Android
    Android's handling of SD cards is quite complex. The bottom line is, if you put the maps in the /Download/Memory-Map folder on the removable SD card, the App should be able to find them. Here's how it works: On many phones the removable SD card is the only externally accessible storage. When ...
  2. questionDownloading and installing Packaged Maps from zip files
    This article explains the procedure for downloading and installing maps from zipped files. Note: This is no longer the prescribed method for installing maps. As such the most recent maps are no longer being made available from the links below. This article is maintained solely for the purpose ...
  3. questionAltitude display in the Android app
    Some people have commented that the Altitude value in Memory-Map, displayed in the data panel, and recorded in the tracklog, is inaccurate. The issue is that some GPS chip-sets provide altitude above the WGS84 earth ellipsoid, while most chip-sets give the altitude above sea level. Some Android ...
  4. questionMemory-Map isn't responding
    If you are in an area of poor wireless data reception, it is necessary to put your Android device in Airplane mode. Otherwise, when you launch the Memory-Map app, it will freeze and give a message "Memory-Map isn't responding, Do you want to close it" What happens, if you have wireless data turn ...
  5. questionHow to install map and chart updates
    This article explains how to install and buy the updates, as well as remove the old maps or charts from your device. First install the maps. - Only then will you be offered the discounted buy price How to install the update: Simply follow the links for package download on the relevant web page. ...
  6. questionProblems recording a tracklog in the background
    Some people are having difficulty recording a tracklog while the device is turned off or while the app is running in the background. In Memory-Map, the required settings are: Menu > Settings > GPS settings > tick box - Record track while app is backgrounded Data page, "Start Logging ...
  7. questionWhat to do if the Android app is crashing persistently
    This article has general advice on how to proceed in the event that the Android app is crashing persistently. Thankfully crashes are very rare (less than 0.1% of users), but it can be very annoying if it happens to you! So here is what you can do. First, it is very helpful if you can report the ...
  8. questionAndroid - transferring marks, routes, and tracks
    The recommended way to share marks, routes and tracks between your PC and mobile devices is to use the Cloud Sync feature. However, you can still use the old way, by copying GPX files as detailed below: In Memory-Map on the PC, right-click on the category in the Overlay Objects window and selec ...
  9. questionUsing Bluetooth and USB GPS units with Memory-Map Android
    Although many Android units have an integrated GPS, this is not always the case. It is possible to use Bluetooth and USB GPS units with Memory-Map on an Android device using the advanced GPS connection settings. Using a separate Bluetooth GPS may provide greater accuracy in areas of difficult G ...
  10. questionFinding the menu button on Android Devices
    For some devices the menu button is a physical button on your phone. It is not part of the screen. The icon for the menu button will look different on different phones. Here are a few examples of what the menu button could look like: For phones without a dedicated button, the menu appears in t ...
  11. questionAndroid Screen Rotation
    The Memory-Map Android app can be launched in either portrait or landscape mode, but it does not automatically rotate when you flip the device. This is a deliberate decision based on use in the field, on foot, in lumpy seas, and on rough terrain. We found auto rotation to be more annoying than i ...
  12. questionAndroid - about the Nav Data screen.
    This article deals with the Android app Nav screen. Something new in the Android is the Nav screen view. This is a departure from the pop-up windows of the Windows Mobile versions and the "flip" screen of the iPhone / iPad. The Android app Nav screen is a "pull down" from the top of the screen ...
  13. questionWhat about the MMO file?
    This article deals with the overlay handling on the iPhone and Android apps. For our long-term users, you are familiar with our standard MMO format for overlay items (routes, tracks, etc.). In the iPhone and Android apps, overlays are saved and imported as GPX files. To save items from your PC ...