I've been using Copilot since about 2012 and I really like being able to have the maps copied to your phone. This app has gone through several iterations over the years and it's had its ups and downs but the vast majority of the time it's been fantastic and has almost always gotten me where I want to go without using mobile data. I paid something like nine bucks for the paid version back around 2013 and I've gotten my money's worth a thousand times over. I can't recommend this app highly enough.
I bought this app for when I have no cell coverage in remote areas. I recently was near a national park and searched for nearby restaurants and this app could not find anything close despite restaurant s that have been there for years. Complete let down!
I had previously owned a Garmin GPS unit, but wanted to have that functionality onboard my smartphone. I decided to try out CoPilot to do the job. For the most part, I would call the experiment a success. I have U.S. maps onboard my phone and don't need cell data, and it has a workable, but not overly thorough list of POIs for restaurants, service stations, etc. I think what makes CoPilot unique is that it allows you to import your own routes as well as POIs and have them always available offline, which was a big feature for me and something I did a lot with my Garmin GPS. Without these kinds of features, you could probably make do with Google Maps or HERE maps. Though I'm happy with its feature set, some improvements could be made: first and foremost, I'd love the ability to add notes to imported POIs. As it stands now, you can only bring in latitude, longitude, name, address, and phone. To my knowledge, you can't add any kind of your own comments or notes. Also, when following an imported route, you cannot change waypoints to stops or vice versa without doing it one at a time. This is kind of unwieldy.
We have found this app to mostly meet out needs. Leads us incorrectly out of our neighborhood, however (wants us to go into a dead end). No problems during travel...yet.
Lol of address is missing or house number and same in new York City. EASY FIX IT import MAPS From HERE for USA and Canada will fix all the problems. Gps accuracy out for 400 feet and speed limit. Very easy fix. All above problem .import maps from here
My three stars are primarily due to the poor support I got recently. I have been using this app on my iPhone for a few years. It continues to get better with each release (on the iPhone). I especially like the ability to operate without cell coverage. So I bought the Android version to use on a tablet. But on my tablet there are two serious flaws: The voice guidance does not work and if the tablet loses internet access for more than about 10 minutes, the tablet will lock up. When I asked for support for these problems, the response I got was that they "could not guarantee that the app would work on my device." I was not asking them for a refund or even a guarantee; I was looking for help to trouble shoot the problem. Crickets. This is an excellent nav application, at least on my iPhone. And it is probably a great Android app as long as you don't have any need for support from the developer.
Sometimes fixing the small things can make a big difference....so we did just that.
> A couple of minor bugs were squashed
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