Apple’s iOS 6 Maps have always remained in controversy ever since its launch. Many people don’t like this new Apple Maps because of some problems like incorrect location information, warped satellite images and more. Apple maps also does not displays street view and no transit directions.
But many people like this new Maps app. One problem with iOS 6′s Maps is that if you are running an older device like the iPhone 4, then you get a stripped down version of the Maps and you will be missing two features like true turn-by-turn navigation and Flyover (3D) support.
The good news is that if you have jailbroken your device, then here’s a new tweak that can unlock full iOS 6 Maps on older devices.
The tweak is named as Unlock iOS 6 Maps and it is available as a free download on Cydia’s Big Boss repo. Just search it on Cydia and hit the Install button.
This tweak allows users to use all of the iOS 6 Maps features on older jailbroken devices running iOS 6. You will need to be running iOS 6 for using this tweak.
As you can read in the description of this tweak, it may reduce phone performance. That’s because some features require powerful hardware and for that a device like iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 needs to be used. But it should still work fine on iPhone 4.
If you need the turn-by-turn and 3D maps on older hardware, then this tweak is what you should definitely try. Install it from the Cydia’s BigBoss repo by searching for Unlock iOS 6 Maps.
Here are some common questions that many users are asking:
How can I get turn by turn navigation on iPhone 4, 3GS and older devices?
That’s what this Cydia tweak named as Unlock iOS 6 Maps is about. It unlocks turn by turn navigation and 3D support on older devices. But before that you will need to update your device to iOS 6.
How can I get iOS 6 maps on iPhone 4?
You will need to update your iOS to the latest version, which is iOS 6. Once you have updated your OS, install the above tweak to get full benefit of Maps.
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