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2.2. iTunes File Sharing

Use the 'iTunes File Sharing' interface to import, export or delete maps and GPX files via the USB cable connecting your Apple device and computer.

The 'File Sharing' section in iTunes shows the contents of the ViewRanger folder on your iPhone or iPad. It shows the files and sub-folders in the folder, but does not show the contents of sub-folders.

You can import individual and multiple files, but cannot import folders. You can export files and sub-folders. You can also delete items with the back space key on your computer but care should be taken with this.

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Importing maps and other items:

iTunes file sharing allows you import individual and multiple files but not folders. The map files end in .VRC and the height data in .VRH. Files can also be bundled into ZIP files and copied onto the device.

To copy files onto the iPhone or iPad:

Once the files are copied onto the iPhone or iPad, to load them into ViewRanger:

Exporting maps and other items:

iTunes file sharing allows you to export folders and individual files.

Delete maps and files:

In the "Documents" window tap the file or folder and press the delete key on the computer keyboard.

Cannot see File Sharing?

If you cannot see the file sharing section:

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