Nokia Here Maps are no more exclusive to Nokia Lumia smartphones after Nokia mobile division acquired by Microsoft. Nokia’s Here Map service is now available on Android running Samsung Galaxy smartphones. Here is a guide on how to download Nokia Here Maps on Android Phones with offline support.
Although, Nokia Here Maps comes pre-installed with latest Samsung Galaxy smartphones, still you can install Nokia Here Maps on your any Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or Android 4.4 KitKat (Recommended) running smartphone.
Here Maps for Android is still on Beta stage, but works completely fine on compatible devices. The best thing about Nokia Here Maps is its offline functionality, which allows you to use navigation without the need of data connection.
You can expect Nokia Here Maps to lose its beta tag soon, but if you want to get your hands on Nokia Here Maps on your Android device now then this guide will help you.
How to Download and Install Here Maps on Android Phone
Before you proceed with below steps, note that this is not an official release from Nokia. This method has been reported in XDA forum by XDA user.
Step 1: Unlock your Android device.
Step 2: Tap on Settings and then on Security.
Step 3: Now check “Unknown Sources” box.
Step 4: Download Nokia Here Map APK on your device (Here Map APK).
Step 5: Once downloaded, install Here Map APK on your Android phone.
Step 6: Once installed, restart your device (optional).
Step 7: Find Here Map icon in your device and tap on it to start using Here Maps.
By following the above step, you will be able to install here maps on Android smartphone for free. So, don’t waste your time, download, Install and find your way.