How to get Google Maps on the iPhone 5 or iPad 3

Google Maps

Apple users who have upgraded to iOS 6 have been expressing their dissatisfaction with the performance of Apple Maps.

The first edition of the service has been beset with glitches, inaccurate data and IT Pro has been inundated with requests from readers for help with getting Google Maps back.

Thankfully, it is simple to get Google Maps back on your homescreen in these easy steps:

1) Go to Settings > Privacy > Location. Turn Location Services "On" and also make sure the tab next to Safari is "On".

2) Open Safari webpage and go to

3) Click on the "share button" to the left of the address bar and then "add to the homescreen".

Check out the video below to see it how it's done:

Khidr Suleman is the Technical Editor at IT Pro, a role he has fulfilled since March 2012. He is responsible for the reviews section on the site  - so get in touch if you have a product you think might be of interest to the business world. He also covers the hardware and operating systems beats. Prior to joining IT Pro, Khidr worked as a reporter at Incisive Media. He studied law at the University of Reading and completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Magazine Journalism and Online Writing at PMA Training.