Save Custom Offline Maps (Topos, Aerial-Satellite, Streets, Hybrid, Terrain)

Save Custom Offline Maps (Topos, Aerial-Satellite, Streets, Hybrid)


Create your own offline map bundles to save onto your smartphone before you leave on a trip. Once these maps are installed, you can explore remote areas and see your GPS location on maps without cell towers. That’s correct. No AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint signals required.  

Please Note: This advanced app feature is only available to our Pro app users, Elite members and Platinum members. 


For iPhone:

• Launch app. Select Off-The-Grid Maps icon from the Main Menu.


• Tap the Save Offline Maps button in the bottom right corner.


• Select the area you want to download for out of network viewing. You can zoom in and out, pan the maps, and change the box size to customize the area you want.


• Tap the Map Type button and pick the map types you want. We offer five map types: Topo, Aerial-Satellite, Streets, Hybrid, and Terrain.


• Select how detailed you want your maps, ranging from Zoom Level 1 (less detailed) to Zoom Level 16 (most detailed). For example, if you select Zoom Level 16, the app will download Zoom Level 1 to Zoom Level 16 maps. Select Zoom Level 10, the app downloads Zoom Level 1 to Zoom Level 10.  Note: For fast download times, we limit custom map file sizes to 2GB, however you can download as many as you need. 

• Hit the Done button. 

• Name the map file and select Save.  


• The map file will download onto your device. Tip: Use a Wifi connection for faster downloads.


• Repeat process to save other Map Packs.

Once the maps are installed, you can view them on the Map screen.

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For Android:

• Launch app. Select Off-The-Grid Maps icon from the Main Menu.


• Tap the Create Map Pack button in the bottom right corner.


• Select the area you want to download for out of network viewing. You can zoom in and out, pan the maps, and change the box size to customize the area you want.


• Select the Next button.

• Pick the map types. We offer five map types: Topo, Aerial-Satellite, Streets, Hybrid, and Terrain. Then hit the Next button.


• Select what map zoom levels to download. We offer levels ranging from zoom level 1 (less detailed) to level 16 (most detailed). Hit the Next button. Note: For fast download times, we limit custom map file sizes to 2GB, however you can download as many as you need.


• Review the Summary page. Then hit the Download icon to save Off-The-Grid Maps on your device. Tip: Use a Wifi connection for faster downloads.


• Repeat process to save other custom map files.


Once the maps are installed, you can view them on the Map screen. 

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