Satellite, Apple Maps & Google Maps – iPhone Route Planner App

Satellite maps provide realistic and extremely detailed satellite images of various locations on the map. For example, you can use the satellite map view to check how a specific location looks in real life, get a more realistic overview of a particular area, etc. For this reason, Route4Me’s iOS Route Planner enables you to navigate and view your planned routes and route destinations using the in-app satellite maps.

Additionally, you can send Route4Me route destinations to such third-party navigation apps as Apple Maps, Waze App, Google Maps, and even Uber. Thus, you can view your Route4Me routes in Google Maps satellite view, Apple Maps satellite view, and other mapping apps.



iOS Route Planner Satellite View

To open a planned route on the route planner map:

  1. Open the preferred route.
  2. Next, tap on the mini route map on the route’s “Stops” screen.
  3. On the route’s map, tap on the Globe icon.
  4. Finally, select the “Satellite” map style.

Open the planned and optimized route on the Route4Me Route Planner map for iPhone and iPad.


After that, you can view the opened route in the route planner satellite view. The satellite map view on Route4Me’s route planner provides highly detailed satellite images with the route lines and directions overlay.

In addition, you can adjust the map view by zooming in and out and rotating the map.

Enable the satellite view and open route on the satellite map on Route4Me's iOS Route Planner.


Apple Maps Satellite View and Navigation

Furthermore, you can open routes planned on Route4Me’s iOS Route Planner using third-party navigation apps. For example, you can use Apple Maps, Google Maps, Waze App, CoPilot, and even Uber for navigating Route4Me routes. Correspondingly, you can also view Route4Me routes in the satellite view in third-party apps.

To use Apple Maps for navigating to Route4Me route destinations:

  1. Start the opened route.
  2. Click on the Navigation icon next to the route’s stop to which you want to navigate.
  3. Select Apple Maps from the list of all available navigation options.

Use Apple Maps to navigate routes planned on the Route4Me iOS Route Planner app.


Additionally, Route4Me’s navigation precision enables you to navigate to route stops by address or coordinates.

To enable the Apple Maps satellite view, tap on the Information icon in the top right corner. Next, select the respective option in the Apple Maps settings.

Enable Apple Maps satellite view for route planner route destinations.


Apple Maps satellite view enables you to get high-quality realistic satellite images of Route4Me route destinations. Additionally, you can use map controls to zoom in and get a more detailed image of the route area or opened route stop.

Use Apple Maps satellite map view to see 3D building models of route destinations.


Apple Maps Route Planner Navigation

Correspondingly, you can use Apple Maps to navigate to the opened route stops. To do so, tap on the “Directions” button, and Apple Maps will automatically plan a route from your current location to the selected route destination.

However, the app doesn’t allow you to navigate routes in satellite mode and automatically switches the map type to the regular map view.

Use Apple Maps navigation to navigate to Route4Me route planner destinations.


Google Maps Satellite View

Furthermore, you can open route stops and navigate to them using Google Maps satellite view:

  1. Click on the Navigation icon next to the preferred route stop.
  2. After that, select the Google Maps route planner navigation option.
  3. Send stop address or coordinates to Google Maps.
  4. Google Maps will automatically build a route from your current location to the selected route planner destination.
  5. Next, tap on the Map Options button and then select the respective map type option.

Google Maps route planner navigation with Google Maps satellite view of the map.


Google Maps Route Planner Satellite Navigation

Additionally, you can send planned routes to Google Maps. The app enables you not only to view but also navigate routes in the satellite view:

  1. Send a Route4Me route destination to Google Maps.
  2. Enable the satellite map view.
  3. Start the navigation.

View and navigate the planned route in Google Maps satellite view.



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About Route4Me

Route4Me has over 35,000 customers globally. Route4Me's Android and iPhone mobile apps have been downloaded over 2 million times since 2009. Extremely easy-to-use, Route4Me's apps create optimized routes, synchronize routes to mobile devices, enable communication with drivers and customers, offer turn-by-turn directions, delivery confirmation, and more. Behind the scenes, Route4Me's operational optimization platform combines high-performance algorithms with data science, machine learning, and big data to plan, optimize, and analyze routes of almost any size in real-time.