Save maps in Solex for offline use?

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I haven't read every thread on solo, but used the search feature and couldn't get an answer. Can you download maps using home wifi for use in the field with solex?

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Yes; you need to follow the instructions for downloading offline maps for Google Maps here. It worked for me, anyway. I had to use it since the Shield doesn't appear to be able to use Wifi with bluetooth tethering.
 
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Thank you this is just the answer I was wanting.
 
Hello,
I can only download road maps, on google map, but no aerial maps. Is there a tip that I'm missing? For now I can't work without network like I did with tower and prefetched maps.
Thanks
 
Hello,
I can only download road maps, on google map, but no aerial maps. Is there a tip that I'm missing? For now I can't work without network like I did with tower and prefetched maps.
Thanks

I couldn't get any maps to show offline in Solo app or Solex when ready to fly. Here's what I just stumbled upon a few minutes ago just after coming to this thread. While on my home WiFi I started Solo/Solex app without Solo or the controller connected. Maps displayed on both apps. I panned the map to cache the general area around my home. I then switched on Solo and controller. I checked the Solo app and Solex. Both displayed maps. I walked Solo to the end of my driveway and the drone icon was positioned correctly. This should work in the field if you tether to get WiFi. As a side note I get the same results as you with Google maps offline--just roadmap. However using the above technique the satellite map was displayed.
 
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