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    • roddydogs
    • By roddydogs 10th Oct 16, 6:29 AM
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    Google Earth on android Tablets.
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    • 10th Oct 16, 6:29 AM
    Google Earth on android Tablets. 10th Oct 16 at 6:29 AM
    Anyone actually got this to work properly on android, (Black screen) 3 different devices, none of which work properly. Yes I know the Googled answer of install an older version, but this didnt work either (no street view).Just wondered.
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    • tonygold
    • By tonygold 10th Oct 16, 8:15 AM
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    it seems to work fine on my android nexus 2013 7" tablet. i'm using version 8.0.4.2346
    street view etc is all as it should be here.
    • basill
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    I found Street view available as a separate app in the Play store for devices running Android 4.4 Kit kat and above.
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    • JJ Egan
    • By JJ Egan 10th Oct 16, 12:37 PM
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    Been working for years on all my Androids including Street View..
    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 10th Oct 16, 12:42 PM
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    Lack of RAM on the devices? Its rather memory hungry and i hated the dektop version of google maps for the same reason.

    It went from fairly lightweight in its resource needs considering the content to a bloated why have they ruined it.
    For a while you could run the classic view but they phased that out.

    The new version of google maps = slow and bloated, half the town names only show up at certain zoom ratio's.
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    • almillar
    • By almillar 17th Oct 16, 3:38 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 3:38 PM
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    • 17th Oct 16, 3:38 PM
    android, (Black screen) 3 different devices
    Which devices?! What Android version?!
    Google Earth is pretty graphics intensive so if they're all ancient no-name rubbish, you might be out of luck.
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