That’s because Apple replaced Google Maps with its own Maps app, which gives wrong directions, doesn’t support public transport routes and claims Doncaster and Tottenham Court Road station in London are merely figments of your imagination.
However, there is a way to get Google Maps back on your Iphone. Simply fire up the Safari web browser, head over to maps.google.com, click the Share button at the bottom and then tap “add to the home screen”. This will add a shortcut to your home screen pointing to Google Maps, which throughout our hands-on testing has already proven much more helpful than Apple Maps.
This might not be necessary for much longer, as Google has hinted to The INQUIRER that it will be bringing a Google Maps application to IOS 6 soon.
A spokesperson said, “We believe Google Maps are the most comprehensive, accurate and easy-to-use maps in the world. Our goal is to make Google Maps available to everyone who wants to use it, regardless of device, browser, or operating system.