Knowledge Base

  1. Getting Started  

    1. A Few Quick Pointers
    2. Change the Map Source
    3. Download Maps
    4. Record Tracks
    5. Plot a Route

    1. How to Use for Backup/Sync
    2. Using the Gaia GPS Website
    3. Reset Your Password
    4. Share Tracks Using
    5. Force a Sync with
  3. Known Issues 

    1. Track Recording Issue in Gaia GPS 10.0.x
    2. External Bluetooth GPS bug in iOS 8.3
  4. The Map Screen 

    1. Make the Map Orient to the Direction of Your Movement and Scroll as you Move
    2. Display Your Waypoints On the Map
    3. Display or Hide Your Tracks on Maps
  5. GaiaPro 

    1. What is GaiaPro?
    2. GaiaPro - How to Use Layered Maps
    3. GaiaPro Syncs High-Res Photos
    4. GaiaPro - How to Download Layered Maps
    5. GaiaPro- Using Gridlines
  6. Downloading Maps 

    1. Downloading Maps
    2. Download Maps Along a Track
    3. Sync Large Map Downloads
    4. Find Saved Maps (Tracks, Waypoints, or Routes) on iPad
    5. How Do Maps Work in Gaia GPS?
  7. Map Types 

    1. What maps are included in Gaia GPS?
    2. Add Additional User Added Maps
    3. Download Maps of New Zealand
    4. Import Your Own Digital/Paper Maps into Gaia GPS
    5. Map Legends
  8. Managing Folders 

    1. Managing Folders
  9. Managing Your Tracks 

    1. Export Data Files for Tracks, Waypoints, or Routes
    2. Crop Your Tracks
    3. Edit a Planned Route
    4. Rename Saved Tracks
    5. Print your Tracks
  10. Importing 

    1. Import Tracks and Waypoints (GPX and KML)
    2. Import GPX and KML on Website
    3. Import GPX and KML Files by Email
    4. Import Tracks and Waypoints (GPX and KML) from Dropbox
    5. Import GPX and KML Files Through iTunes
  11. Map Overlays 

    1. Overlay NEXRAD Radar Weather
    2. Turn On and Off POIs
    3. Turn on Your Waypoint Overlay
    4. Public Land overlay - legend and usage
  12. Battery and Data Usage Saving Tips 

    1. Reduce Battery Loss
    2. Using Offline Mode
    3. Prevent your Map Downloads from Auto-Resuming over a Cell Connection
    4. Turn Off your Cellular Data Connection:
    5. Storage Use in Gaia GPS
  13. Information for International (and Alaskan) Users 

    1. Gaia GPS Languages
    2. Canadian Topo Maps
    3. International Topo Maps
    4. Set Units to Metric or Imperial
  14. Information for Prospective Gaia GPS Users 

    1. What is the difference between Gaia GPS and Offline Topo Maps?
    2. Using External GPS Devices with Gaia (Dual XGPS, Bad Elf, etc.)
  15. Technical Topics 

    1. How to Simplify or Filter a Large GPS File
    2. Using Map Warper to Add Maps
  16. Offline Topo Maps Manual 

    1. Download Maps
    2. Save a Waypoint
    3. Change your Map Source
    4. Get Guidance to a Waypoint
    5. Restore your Gaia GPS Upgrade from Offline Topo Maps
  17. Troubleshooting 

    1. Troubleshooting
    2. Report an Issue
    3. Gaia GPS isn't locating me. How do I fix this?
    4. Fix When Compass Mode Does Not Change Map Orientation
    5. Adding Gaia GPS to an Additional Device
  18. All articles 

    1. Reduce Battery Loss
    2. Import Tracks and Waypoints (GPX and KML)
    3. Export Data Files for Tracks, Waypoints, or Routes
    4. Troubleshooting
    5. What maps are included in Gaia GPS?

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