One of the major benefits of mapcodes is that they require no roads … but that raises the question: how do you navigate off-road? WAIT: before your mind fills with pictures of 4x4ing, ‘off-road’ can apply equally to your favourite village market; a sporting event; locations inside an office park or outside a shopping mall …
First, you’ll need a GPS-equipped cellphone with a functioning data connection, and a nearby mapcode that you want to walk to (you can get a mapcode here):
Wait for GPS accuracy to be achieved:
If you’ve just arrived on this page, you’ll generally have to wait around 30 seconds from opening this page to ensure that your GPS is returning reasonably accurate locations for your current position.
Here is the real-time accuracy being reported by your GPS:
|Bearing to destination|
|Number of hints generated:|
|Time elapsed since start:|