1. jonlbauer's Avatar
    Hi All,

    I have a 4S and am running Beta 3.

    How the heck do you initiate a flyover? Whenever I search for a location in SF, it just drops a pin at the location. I can't seem to get flyover to actually flyover!

    I'm sure I'm missing something obvious. Someone, please help me see the light.

    - Jon
    08-25-2012 12:30 AM
  2. BLiNK's Avatar
    flyover is only available in certain cities, ATM. surely where you're looking it's not ?

    here's an article explaining more: iOS 6 preview: Maps takes you on a Flyover | iMore.com
    08-25-2012 01:04 AM
  3. BLiNK's Avatar
    also, you may want to update to beta 4
    08-25-2012 01:05 AM
  4. Jeremy's Avatar
    flyover is only available in certain cities, ATM. surely where you're looking it's not ?

    here's an article explaining more: iOS 6 preview: Maps takes you on a Flyover | iMore.com
    The name they use is deceiving honestly for some people. It's basically the 3D maps in major cities currently, like you mentioned. Nothing fancy honestly.
    08-25-2012 01:07 AM
  5. jonlbauer's Avatar
    Oh, is it Beta 4? Yeah, I'm on it (the latest)

    Also, am searching in San Francisco - a supported city for the flyover feature (the keynote showed it with the Transamerica Pyramid)

    In the video of the keynote, the flyover feature was a moving view of a city from above. I can't get that to happen on my iPhone. The articles I've read say it should work on the iPhone, but maybe it's an iPad only feature?

    - Jon
    08-25-2012 01:53 AM
  6. Jeremy's Avatar
    Oh, is it Beta 4? Yeah, I'm on it (the latest)

    Also, am searching in San Francisco - a supported city for the flyover feature (the keynote showed it with the Transamerica Pyramid)

    In the video of the keynote, the flyover feature was a moving view of a city from above. I can't get that to happen on my iPhone. The articles I've read say it should work on the iPhone, but maybe it's an iPad only feature?

    - Jon
    All it is is the 3D mode in cities such as Chicago and New York. So put the map on downtown Chicago and turn on 3D and zoom in.
    08-25-2012 08:30 AM
  7. jonlbauer's Avatar
    Did you guys see the keynote?

    Apple WWDC 2012 Keynote Pt. 4: iOS 6 - YouTube

    - Jon
    08-25-2012 10:52 AM
  8. Jeremy's Avatar
    Did you guys see the keynote?

    Apple WWDC 2012 Keynote Pt. 4: iOS 6 - YouTube

    - Jon
    Yes, it's exactly what I described in my previous posts. (Begins at the 33 minute mark of the above link) Basically 3D maps. Or are you simply trying to get it to rotate around a place on its own?
    Last edited by Jeremy; 08-25-2012 at 02:05 PM.
    08-25-2012 02:01 PM
  9. jonlbauer's Avatar
    No - flyover is doing a flyover! It's a feature of the new Apple Maps! See how the maps are moving on their own?

    - Jon
    08-25-2012 02:05 PM
  10. Jeremy's Avatar
    No - flyover is doing a flyover! It's a feature of the new Apple Maps! See how the maps are moving on their own?

    - Jon
    All it does is rotate around a point of interest. That's about it. Only will do it for certain places. Again I think the name flyover is a bit misleading.

    And no reason to yell!
    08-25-2012 02:07 PM
  11. jonlbauer's Avatar
    I'm not yelling...! :-)

    The question was - how do you do what they demo-ed on the iPhone?

    - Jon
    08-25-2012 02:13 PM
  12. Jeremy's Avatar
    And to further explain "flyover" - Apples Flyover feature in the new iOS 6 Maps app gives users are really cool way to explore their favorite cities by looking at 3D renderings of major metropolitan areas. You can zoom in and out to view buildings in greater detail kind of like youre really there. Right now there are a limited number of cities that Apple has created 3D renders of, but heres a look at all the cities currently supporting Flyover in the new Maps app.

    To get it to rotate around a building on its own I don't know. But it's pretty useless, in my opinion. And that is not called flyover. Just to be clear. That is just one little part of flyover.
    08-25-2012 02:14 PM
  13. jonlbauer's Avatar
    Yeah, in the demo, he selected the Transamerica Pyramid and Maps seemed to go into 3d mode and circle around the Pyramid. I can't do it on my iPhone. Maybe it's an iPad only feature...

    Oh well.

    - Jon
    08-25-2012 02:21 PM
  14. Jeremy's Avatar
    Yeah, in the demo, he selected the Transamerica Pyramid and Maps seemed to go into 3d mode and circle around the Pyramid. I can't do it on my iPhone. Maybe it's an iPad only feature...

    Oh well.

    - Jon
    Possibly. Don't have my iPad with me to try.
    08-25-2012 02:25 PM
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