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Having been frustrated by more recent versions of Google maps and losing the navigation icon from the drawer I have been constantly using the old Google Maps 6.14.4.

Problem was that Google Play was constantly offering to update it, annoyingly.

Titanium backup can detach apps from Play but it's not permanent.

I have now re signed the app and attach it here. I am using it with 4.4.2 kit kat and it's running fine. No update offers and no errors or FCs.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/dttm1vnwzr...ps_6.14.4a.apk

Please give it a try.

If you have Maps installed you will need to use titanium backup to uninstall it before installing this version. Otherwise this will just not install.

I hope someone finds it useful...

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I don't like the navigation function in the maps myself. What is this old way with navi you speak of? I am curious.
 
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The old version here has the added icon for navigation. It is a blue arrow like icon in the app drawer.

Using this icon you have a number of options. One of these is the option to go to the map. It is in the upper right side the screen. Selecting this will take you initially a 2d map. You can then select to have the traffic layer displayed.

As soon as you start driving the 2d map will change to 3d just like a normal sat nav with the benefit of having traffic.

The new versions of Google maps require you to have a destination set in navigation before you have 3d with traffic.

When I drive to work each day I don't need to be navigated there but I need to see how the traffic is. I travel 30 miles around the London orbital every day to work!

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I remeber that there was a version which had a different signature, and thus you could install it alongside with current version of google maps.
 
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Can you reupload it please if possible?

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Hi

Having been frustrated by more recent versions of Google maps and losing the navigation icon from the drawer I have been constantly using the old Google Maps 6.14.4.

Problem was that Google Play was constantly offering to update it, annoyingly.

Titanium backup can detach apps from Play but it's not permanent.

I have now re signed the app and attach it here. I am using it with 4.4.2 kit kat and it's running fine. No update offers and no errors or FCs.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/dttm1vnwzr...ps_6.14.4a.apk

Please give it a try.

If you have Maps installed you will need to use titanium backup to uninstall it before installing this version. Otherwise this will just not install.

I hope someone finds it useful...

Sent from my GT-N7105 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
Please re-upload this for us.
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I used an apk that I pulled from another Xda thread. It is named something other than Google and works perfectly. Same as 6.14.1
Will post as soon as I figure out how.

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