Maps not Working on iPhone and iPad [Fixed] – Outage Strikes Apple Maps

Last Updated on Sep 20, 2021

Today, when users open up the Apple Maps app and try finding or request from one location to another location, then that doesn’t work properly. Generally, the navigation App displays the result of the user’s request, but today Apple Maps showing up the warning message ‘Directions not available’ which means route information is not available at the moment. In order, certain searches for the locations are failing to display the result.

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Today Apple Maps issues happen due to the Apple navigation system a partial outage of service. Apple Maps issues not for the specific country but errors are reporting in various searches placed in Canada, the United States of America, the UK, and the other regions around the World.

At 10:29 am eastern, Apple’s System Status page indicates there are no issues with the Maps Display, Routing and Navigation, Search, and Traffic services. At 10:59 am eastern, issues were highlighted for the Maps Search and Maps Routing and Navigation services, and that they were under investigation.

There are too many troubleshooting steps we should follow while your apple maps have issues in showing direction, location search, and more.

Apple Maps not Working on iPhone and iPad [Fixed]

Clue 1: Check Apple Map Service is Up or Down

You should check Apple’s online service in your browser. That helps in understand where is the problem and what is the alternate option for you. Just like Google Maps is a good option. Sometimes Apple’s services are under maintenance so you have to wait until they fix the problem.

Check System Status

Clue 2: You have good internet signal – Cellular or WiFi

See your iPhone’s top status bar. There you can see network signal and Current Mobile data strength from LTE, 4G,3G or 2G. Move yourself to another area or change position to check the network connection. Good signal strength might not come in the basement or outskirts of the city.

Clue 3: Check and Enable Cellular data for Apple Maps

It is great that Apple allows us to manage Cellular Data for specific apps. Hope you haven’t disabled Cellular Data for Apple Maps, otherwise, the application won’t connect to an internet connection. here’s how to check it,

  • Go to the “Settings” app > “Mobile Data” > Scroll down and see “Maps” is enabled.

Clue 4: Disable and Turn on-location service for Apple Maps

For the Maps service, you must use Location service (GPS) to get the exact live location and more features on Maps running on iPhone and iPad. First off, enable Location Services of iPhone.

  • Settings app > Privacy > Location Services.
  • Go to Maps and select While Using App.

Clue 5: Set Date & Time to Automatically

Some of the users have reported that Apple Maps started working after they change the Date & Time Settings on the iPhone. We would recommend you to set Date & Time automatically, to avoid any other issues.

  • Settings app > General > Date & Time > Enable Set Automatically.

Clue 6: Reset All Network Settings or Location & Privacy

Disconnecting and issues with your network connection. Reset you all old network is a good option and solution for most of the users. Who is suffering from the same problems as this?

Steps to Reset Network Settings in iOS 15 and later version

Step #1: Open up “Settings”.
Step #2: Open “General” and then tap “Transfer or Reset iPhone”.reset-network-settings
Step #3: Lastly, tap “Reset” > “Reset Network Settings” > Enter your iPhone Lock passcode and Try after Reboot once.

This Process won’t erase other important settings, Media, Messages, and more.

Steps to Reset Network Settings in iOS 14 and Earlier

  • Settings app > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings.

Clue 7: Restore using Clean install or Downgrade to the previous iOS

Use clean restore if the problem is running for long times on your iOS device only.

Have you problem with the current version, After update iOS, you are facing issues,

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Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [email protected] [OR] [email protected]

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