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Offline Maps data on Windows 10 Mobile gets updated. Changelog

Windows 10 Mobile offline Maps data has received an update today and you can check for the update by going to Settings—>System—>Offline Maps—> Check Now. In case you have toggled on “Automatic Map updates”, your offline maps data may have been already updated.

Coming to what changes this updated Maps data brings, there is no official word but HERE has posted an article talking about Maps data update. And since Windows Maps still uses HERE Maps data it should be valid for Windows 10 Mobile too. Here is the changelog as per official HERE Blog post.

In addition to multitudes of regular updates to our maps in locations across the world, a few bigger improvements deserve special mention.

Rio de Janeiro in Brazil has been busy upgrading its infrastructure and public transportation system in time for the games. The city is roamed by a 5,000-strong fleet of drivers are using a HERE-powered application making sure athletes get to their venues.

Those of us who enjoy traveling to beautiful and remote locations will be happy to download upgraded, more detailed street coverage of Faroe Islands.

New transit schedules are automatically updated online. Today’s offline map update will add transit lines and stops in Bauru and Marília in Brazil, Menorca and Valencia in Spain, Thessaloniki in Greece. The national railway of Romania is now also visible in our maps. The transit line geometry and visual style in San Francisco Bay Area and in New England was updated to more accurately reflect their layout on the ground.

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