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Google Maps missing...

Discussion in 'Android Tech Support' started by SweetLeaf, Apr 14, 2010.

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    I've had my Droid Eris for about a month now, and the google maps app somehow uninstalled itself. I searched for it in the market, and I can't find it anywhere. I use this app all the time, and I'd really like to get it back. It's nowhere to be found in my apps or anything. I would really appreciate it if someone could help me figure this out. I feel like I've searched everywhere on forums, but nothing has come up to help me find it.
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    What are you typing in the market when you search for it? The proper title is Google Maps. I'll post a QR Code in a sec, maybe it will let you get to it from there.
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    How does an app uninstall itself?
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    Use Barcode Scanner on this and see if it will take you to it.
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    I've typed that in... And I don't know how it uninstalled itself. But, the app said it was no longer installed when I tried to open it. I turned off my phone, and when I turned it back on, it was completely missing. My sister has the same phone and her app is just fine, yet she doesn't ever use it, ironically.
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    I tried that and it says "There are no matches in Adroid Market for the search: pname:com.google.android.apps.maps"
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    Are you running a ROM?
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    I feel dumb, but I don't know what a ROM is...
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    No need to feel dumb, we all have to start somewhere. Well, if you don't know what a ROM is then you more than likely don't have one, but for informational purposes, here is a link to the ROMS section: Android Roms - Droid Forum - Verizon Droid & the Motorola Droid Forum

    Will it let you pull up other apps in the Market?

    Are you using Wifi or Bluetooth?
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    Yes, I've been able to pull up and download other apps, but this one is just wiped out from memory. I use wifi sometimes, but not bluetooth.
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    I went to the link, and then tried to go on m.google.com/maps.... The site says that my phone already has it, so I pressed "Launch it now" but it just gives me a webpage not available screen...
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    The link was more just for informational purposes. I haven't been able to find anything with a solution. I'm sure someone else in the forums may know the answer, hopefully someone will trickle in and give you that.
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