Viewranger Nightmare

Discussion in 'Gadgets & Tech' started by FOX160, May 17, 2018.

  1. FOX160

    FOX160 Thru Hiker

    Just downloaded viewranger, then went for free Trail but keeps spinning now
    every time I try to get onto an area to explore or to see a map it keeps asking
    for payment or when I see the free trail on the bottom left on list it directs me to pay £24.99p
    Is it best to close account? Thought this would be simple to use!!

    PS No one from Viewranger answers the phone or bothers to return a call !
  2. JKM

    JKM Thru Hiker

    I don't think you get any worthwhile mapping in the free trial so if you have selected is maps to view, as soon as you zoom beyond 1:250,000 it will say you need to pay.

    The full years OS subscription makes the best sense.
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  3. FOX160

    FOX160 Thru Hiker

    Thought it maybe limiting, thanks James chat tomorrow.
    Last edited: May 17, 2018
  4. Diddi

    Diddi Thru Hiker

    Or buy Alpinequest £6.99 and ask on here for free mapping of areas you want covered.
    Then you can use as many maps ( as long as compatible) as you want for free.
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  5. Munro277

    Munro277 Thru Hiker

    ive used VR for last 5 yrs and find it a cracking tool for plotting and recording routes,to be fair ive always got a response to any emails ive sent ..tried a message on twitter perhaps ?
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  6. Enzo

    Enzo Thru Hiker

    They did a deal on all the national parks @50k, a tenner I think. I put a tenner credit on and the individual tiles aren't expensive.
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  7. kamov

    kamov Trail Blazer

    Another happy Alpinequest user here. The guy behind this app even implemented the feature I asked for (Proximity alert).
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  8. FOX160

    FOX160 Thru Hiker

    Had return of call and all been sorted
    Thanks for the info ; )

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