How to Use the Flyover Feature in the Apple Maps App

Use the beautiful flyover feature in Apple Maps

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How to Use the Flyover Feature in the Apple Maps App
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Locate the 'Apple Maps' on your iOS 6 device and open it

Locate the 'Apple Maps' on your iOS 6 device and open it

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It will show you the present location. Click on the 'search' box

It will show you the present location. Click on the 'search' box

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Type the name of the city you'd like to explore. Please note Flyover feature is not available for all the cities. I searched for New York City

Type the name of the city you'd like to explore. Please note Flyover feature is not available for all the cities. I searched for New York City

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Click on the search button after entering the name of the city

Click on the search button after entering the name of the city

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It will take you to a page like this

It will take you to a page like this

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Now click on the bottom right corner

Now click on the bottom right corner

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The default view will be 'Standard'

The default view will be 'Standard'

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Click the Satellite button to change the view to 'Satellite'

Click the Satellite button to change the view to 'Satellite'

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After you have chosen the 'Satellite' view click on the map

After you have chosen the 'Satellite' view click on the map

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This is how Satellite view would look like

This is how Satellite view would look like

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Please note the '3D' button it will change to little building button where Flyover is available. Zoom to make that happen

Please note the '3D' button it will change to little building button where Flyover is available. Zoom to make that happen

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Once you see the little building button click on it

Once you see the little building button click on it

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It will turn blue and now you are flying over. Just zoom to enjoy.

It will turn blue and now you are flying over. Just zoom to enjoy.

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Flyover looks beautiful, doesn't it?

Flyover looks beautiful, doesn't it?

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Now as Apple Maps is 'Vectored' you can use two fingers to pan, zoom & rotate

Now as Apple Maps is 'Vectored' you can use two fingers to pan, zoom & rotate

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You can view any building from all angles

You can view any building from all angles

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Beautiful!

Beautiful!

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Zoom more to view swimming pools & you can almost see inside the windows

Zoom more to view swimming pools & you can almost see inside the windows

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Note the 'compass' on the top right will appear anytime you don't have North up

Note the 'compass' on the top right will appear anytime you don't have North up

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Click on it and North will be where it's supposed to be

Click on it and North will be where it's supposed to be

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Click again on the little building button again to go back to Satellite view

Click again on the little building button again to go back to Satellite view

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Go back to 'Standard' view when you're done! ENJOY!

Go back to 'Standard' view when you're done! ENJOY!

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