Android Google Maps Zoom Limit

Posted: March 22, 2012 in Uncategorized

The Wheat Field

A couple of months back, I noticed that the Google Maps app on my LG Optimus One phone couldn’t zoom in as far as it could before (unless my memory is failing me). Below is the maximum zoom level on the phone

This is not the maximum zoom of the Google Maps android application as my ZTE V9 tablet can zoom in much further as shown below

While you may think that this is a trivial matter, it really rises as a problem when I look for tram stops and street names here in Melbourne. Take a look at the CBD of Melbourne in the screenshot below and see how problematic this is: I can’t see the names of the smaller streets and I have to tap each tram stop in order to see the stop name.

To rub salt into the wound, apps that use a map view can…

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  1. elidsoft says:

    I had the same problem. You just have to uncheck terrain or relief option

    • kumarudaych says:

      Thank you.I appreciate it

    • Arphez Twig says:

      Thank you so much! I definitely got a little angry there for a minute =] side note: I had to restart the app to get it to let me zoom in further, so if you uncheck terrain and it still won’t let you zoom in, try exiting the app.

      thanks, again

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