Google Maps Link from TH Pages on Mobile

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Google Maps Link from TH Pages on Mobile

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When using the mobile app and clicking on the "Google Maps" link from a trailhead page, is there any way to set the link to open within the Google Maps App (if the user has it downloaded), rather than in a web browser (current behavior)? Upon loading, the Google Maps mobile web browser does prompt the user to "Open in App", but clicking on this simply brings up the app store, even when the Google Maps app is already downloaded (seems like an issue from Google's side?). Either way, it would be great to avoid this altogether though by having it open in app by default.
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Re: Google Maps Link from TH Pages on Mobile

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It should try to open the Google Maps app.

What OS/device type are you using? And what version of the 14ers.com app? It can be found in Settings->Version
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Re: Google Maps Link from TH Pages on Mobile

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v2.0.8 running on iOS 15.4.1
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bsiegs wrote: Mon May 02, 2022 3:45 pm v2.0.8 running on iOS 15.4.1
First off, try to upgrade the app to the latest version (v3.0.4) although I’m not sure in what version I updated all the Google links
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A look of gluttons in their eyes
They mutter as the body loses warmth
They pick your bones like locks inside a tomb
And take great care to not take care of you”
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Re: Google Maps Link from TH Pages on Mobile

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Yup that was it - I should have made sure I was on the latest version before posting. Thanks!
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Re: Google Maps Link from TH Pages on Mobile

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Win
I’m glad I could somehow help from the high desert of Nevada!
“Today, up on this hill
I'm counting all the killers
They sway as they swarm
A look of gluttons in their eyes
They mutter as the body loses warmth
They pick your bones like locks inside a tomb
And take great care to not take care of you”
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