Knowledge Base

  1. Getting Started with Gaia GPS 

    1. Map Legends
    2. How to Download Maps
    3. How to Mark a Waypoint
    4. How to Record and Save a New Track
    5. How to Find Trails in Gaia GPS
  2. Managing Your Tracks 

    1. How to Import Tracks and Waypoints (GPX and KML)
    2. How to Export Data Files for Tracks, Waypoints, or Routes
    3. How to Crop Your Tracks
    4. How to Edit a Planned Route
    5. How to Rename Saved Tracks
  3. Downloading and Creating Maps and Overlays 

    1. How to Make the Map Orient to the Direction of Your Movement and Scroll as you Move
    2. How to Add Additional User Added Maps
    3. How to Overlay NEXRAD Radar Weather
    4. How to Import Your Own Digital/Paper Maps into Gaia GPS
    5. If I am a programmer or map-maker that uses tools like GlobalMapper, how can I add my own map sources to Gaia GPS? (v.8.0)
  4. Battery and Data Usage Saving Tips 

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

    1. Gaia GPS Description Translations
    2. Canadian Topo Maps
    3. International Topo Maps
    4. How can I set my units to metric or imperial?
  6. Issues and Troubleshooting 

    1. Troubleshooting
    2. How to Report an Issue
    3. How to Find and Send Crash Logs
    4. Gaia GPS isn't locating me. How do I fix this?
    5. I purchased Gaia GPS on my iPhone, how do I add it to my iPad?
  7. GaiaCloud 

    1. What is GaiaCloud?
    2. How to Use GaiaCloud
    3. How to Use the GaiaCloud Website
    4. How to Reset Your GaiaCloud Password
    5. Share Tracks Using GaiaCloud (cloud.gaiagps.com)
  8. 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- How to Use Gridlines
  9. Information for Prospective Gaia GPS Users 

    1. What maps are included in Gaia GPS?
    2. What is the difference between Gaia GPS and Offline Topo Maps?
    3. Is Gaia GPS compatible with external GPS devices such as the Bad Elf or Dual XGPS receiver?
  10. Offline Topo Maps Manual 

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

    1. Back-ups and Data Migration Failsafe
    2. Canadian Topo Maps
    3. Change your Map Source
    4. Download Maps Along a Track
    5. Download Maps of New Zealand

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