How to Fix Apple Maps Not Working on iOS 11

Apple Maps not working on iOS 11? Read this guide to find the solution.

By Lena Lee | Posted: Jun. 26, 2018, Last Updated: Jun. 26, 2018
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When you go to some remote place, it is common that your device shows that route information is not available at this moment. If you are dealing with the same problem, here we list some quick fixes to directions not available on iPhone Maps problem.

Fix Apple Maps Not Working on iOS 11

Fix Apple Maps Not Working on iOS 11

How to Fix Apple Maps Not Working on iOS 11

There is quite a list of fixes that you can apply if your phone shows that iPhone maps directions not available. The various fixes are as follows.

Method 1. Check Location Service

If you are searching for directions to a specific location on your iPhone, and the iPhone maps says direction not available then the maximum chance of this problem is that your location service isn’t working.

Step 1 Go to the Settings app.

Step 2 Tap on the Privacy option.

Step 3 Toggle the location service and switch it on if it is off.

Fix Apple Maps Not Working on iOS 11 - Check Location Service

Fix Apple Maps Not Working on iOS 11 – Check Location Service

Step 4 If the setting is already on, then try to turn it off and then switch back on after a few seconds.

Method 2. Update Requirement

There’s a chance that your iPhone needs an update and that’s why it is causing the issue. Go to Settings, check the Software Update. Download and install the update.

Fix Apple Maps Not Working on iOS 11 - Update Requirement

Fix Apple Maps Not Working on iOS 11 – Update Requirement

Method 3. Reset Location and Privacy

Step 1 Open the Settings.

Step 2 Select the General option and then select Reset.

Step 3 In the Reset option, choose Reset Location & Privacy.

Remember that this reset will delete your existing Wi-Fi networks and passwords, APN and VPN Settings, and the Cellular Settings of the iPhone.

Method 4. Factory Reset

Step 1 Open the Settings and select General.

Step 2 Select the Reset option at the bottom.

Step 3 Choose the Erase All Content and Settings and delete all the data and settings of your phone.

Fix Apple Maps Not Working on iOS 11 - Factory Reset

Fix Apple Maps Not Working on iOS 11 – Factory Reset

This will delete entire phone’s data, so remember to backup your iPhone in advance.

Sometimes the service might not be working because of the poor internet connection. So, enable LTE in your Cellular Data Option in the Cellular Settings.

The Bottom Line

Now you know what method you can use if your phone ever shows this problem. The growing problem of directions not available iOS 11 is happening because of some settings change due to some app or unknown reason. Apple Inc. will surely come up with a permanent solution to free the users from this predicament.

Lena Lee

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as an anime lover. Like to share solutions on Apple related problems.

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