Import Your Google Location History in PhotoMap

Google Maps offers a feature that stores locations and places you have visited. You can browse your location history on your phone or laptop. A new feature in PhotoMap lets you import this data. The result is an awesome combination of location history and photos you have taken. Please go through the following steps to check your Google location history and to import it in PhotoMap:

  1. Check in at https://www.google.com/maps/timeline on your laptop. If you have activated the location history, a map shows you all places you’ve been to.
  2. Click on the settings icon and select that you want to download a copy of all your data. Export you location history in KML format.
  3. I recommend creating a backup of your current geo logger positions stored in PhotoMap before you import the KML file. This allows you to revert the changes if you are not happy with the result.
  4. Copy the exported KML file on your Android device and import it in PhotoMap by tapping on the Geologger settings and by selecting the KML file import.

By importing the location history into PhotoMap you can make use of the following cool features:

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1 Response

  1. Wouter says:

    None of the KML I exported from Google imports into PhotoMap. They all report ‘0 geo positions’ although they certainly contain the data. Am I doing something wrong?

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