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How to switch map types
Easily switch between multiple map layers, wherever you are in the world.
How to save offline maps
Download and save offline maps to use without mobile or data signals.
How to use Skyline augmented reality
Label more than 9 million landscape features around the world and navigate hiking routes using augmented reality.
How to plot routes
Create your own outdoor routes with our in-app route-plotting tool.
How to follow routes
Once you’ve downloaded or plotted routes, follow them using our offline GPS.
How to locate yourself
Pinpoint your precise GPS location on the ViewRanger map screen.
How to discover routes
Search hundreds of thousands of interactive route guides to download and follow.
How to mark POIs
Mark specific locations as Points of Interest so they’re always visible on your map.
How to view trip stats
See live stats from every trip including duration, distance, elevation and coordinates.
How to record tracks
Record every outdoor adventure, then save the track and share with friends.
How to use ViewRanger on Apple Watch
Follow route guides, record your adventures, or navigate in map-only mode – all without mobile or data connection.
How to use ViewRanger on Wear OS
Navigate with offline maps, view real-time compass directions, follow route guides and record your adventures.
How to start your free OS maps trial
Sign up for a 7-day free trial to get unlimited Ordnance Survey maps for Great Britain.
How to use AutoPlot on iOS devices
Plan your next outdoor adventure in seconds with AutoPlot, a new PREMIUM feature in ViewRanger.
How to use ViewRanger BuddyBeacon
Track friends and family with the BuddyBeacon feature in the ViewRanger app. See where your outdoor friends are exploring.