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   * select {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_store_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}} **Offline maps download** if you want to add some offline maps from the **[[manual:​user_guide:​locus_store|Locus Store]]**, for example **[[manual:​user_guide:​maps_locusmaps|LoMaps]]**.   * select {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_store_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}} **Offline maps download** if you want to add some offline maps from the **[[manual:​user_guide:​locus_store|Locus Store]]**, for example **[[manual:​user_guide:​maps_locusmaps|LoMaps]]**.
   * select {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_map_add_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}} **External maps** and **[[manual:​user_guide:​maps_external|add a map from your device memory]]**   * select {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_map_add_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}} **External maps** and **[[manual:​user_guide:​maps_external|add a map from your device memory]]**
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 +===== Cloud Backup of Maps =====
 +Unlike **[[manual:​user_guide:​maps_locusmaps:​|LoMaps]]**,​ maps of our **commercial map partners** (Swisstopo, SHOCart, Freytag&​Berndt...) are downloaded directly from their servers and **each such download** is processed by the partner as a **new map purchase**. Therefore, we strongly recommend to **back up your maps right after downloading**. You can do so on **your PC** or another external storage but the most comfortable and flexible way is **cloud backup**.
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 +Locus Map cooperates with **[[http://​www.dropbox.com|Dropbox]]** and **[[https://​www.google.com/​drive/​|Google Drive]]**.
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 +If you need to back up your map, tap the option in the **map action menu**:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​mapbackup01.png?​nolink |}}
 +**Progress and result** of the backup can be seen in **[[manual:​user_guide:​notification_center|notification center]]**:​\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​mapbackup04.png?​nolink |}}
 +==== Cloud storage setup ====
 +When you use this option for the first time, it is necessary to **define your map backup storage**:​\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​mapbackup02.gif?​nolink |}} 
 +After allowing Dropbox or GDrive to process Locus files, **select folder**:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​mapbackup02.png?​nolink |}}
 +Cloud backup storage is set:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​mapbackup03.png?​nolink |}}
manual/user_guide/maps_offline.txt · Last modified: 2018/08/08 16:23 by mstupka