GPS Tracks Manual

Opening Files with GPS Tracks

Opening Files from the Mail app

You can open a KMZ, KML, or GPX file from the Mail app. Tap and hold your finger over the file and wait until a pop-up menu appears. Select the "Open with" option and select GPS Tracks from the menu. When you open a file with GPS Tracks, the contents are displayed on the map as waypoints and routes, but they are not saved in the app. To save the waypoints and routes to the app, you must import the file. See the Import page for further details on importing files.

Opening Files from Safari

You can open KMZ or KML files from Safari. GPX files cannot be opened from Safari. To open a file, tap on the link to the file. A screen will appear, select the "Open with" option and select GPS Tracks from the menu. When you open a file with GPS Tracks, the contents are displayed on the map as waypoints and routes, but they are not saved in the app. To save the waypoints and routes to the app, you must import the file. See the Import page for further details on importing files.