MotionX-GPS FAQ Topics

Common Solutions

Backing up your waypoints and tracks

Backup your waypoints and tracks using the iTunes Drag & Drop feature in MotionX-GPS.  Here’s how:

  1. To backup your waypoints and tracks with iTunes, select Menu>Setup>iTunes Drag & Drop.
  2. Turn Drag & Drop on.  This will prepare your waypoints and
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Viewing multiple tracks at once

Follow these steps to view more than one track on the map at once:

1. Select Menu>Map.

2. Select the Maps menu button on the map.

3. Select Recorded Tracks then either select Show All or select a folder of … more

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Broadcast your position using Auto Live Updates

Auto Live Updates is an optional feature which allows others to see your position in real-time on a map or via email, Facebook or twitter.  To enable, go to Menu>Auto Live Updates

  • Broadcast your position when skiing to let your
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Downloading Maps

MotionX-GPS allows you to download maps for offline use.  Below are instructions for downloading map tiles for use when you are in an area without network coverage.  Map Downloads are supported for MotionX Road, MotionX Terrain, and NOAA Marine map … more

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Sharing via Email, Facebook or Twitter

If you’re having trouble sharing a waypoint or track to Email, Facebook or Twitter, the suggestions below may help:

1. Begin by rebooting your device – press and hold the sleep/wake button for 4-8 seconds, slide the red arrow to … more

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Importing waypoints or tracks

There are 3 methods supported for importing GPX files into MotionX-GPS and MotionX-GPS HD.



1. From your Mac or PC, email the gpx file to

2. Check your email (the same account you used to mail … more

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Connecting a heart rate monitor

MotionX-GPS version 18.0 or later supports connectivity with both ANT+ and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) heart rate monitors.  ANT+ requires either a dock port receiver or an ANT+ iPhone case to receive the signal from the heart rate strap.  BLE … more

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GPS Signal Troubleshooting

First, make sure you are using an iPhone™ 5, 4S, 4, 3GS or 3G. First generation iPhones and the iPod® touch do not have the necessary GPS chipset to acquire an accurate signal.

Ensure your iPhone™ has a clear view … more

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