New Year, New Gaia GPS for Android

With the closing of 2017, the beginning of a new year also brings the next generation of Gaia GPS for Android. The v7.0 update for Gaia GPS includes shared folders and a completely redesigned interface. Gaia GPS v7.0 also brings an overall upgrade in performance speed and syncing with

Shared Folders

Going on a group trip or use Gaia GPS as an organization? Check out the new shared folders feature to create a folder that everyone can access or add waypoints, maps, or routes too.

Groups or organizations ranging from two to 100+ Gaia GPS users can receive real-time updates to the shared folders with an internet connection. When creating a shared folder, you have complete control over who can edit and who can only read the data.

Gaia GPS v7.0 shared folder settings

Follow these steps to convert any of your existing folders into a shared folder:

  1. Download or update to Gaia GPS v7.0 from the Google Play Store
  2. Head to the Saved tab in Gaia GPS
  3. Pick a folder you want to share
  4. Tap the   icon
  5. Tap the “+” icon next to Authorized Users to invite users to your folder
  6. Enter the email address for who you want to share folder access with

People with “Edit” access to the folder will be able to add data directly to the folder, and the data will automatically be shared with your device.


Streamlined Interface

At first glance, you will notice the updated user interface which gives easy access to the main map, track recording, any saved data and the settings menu from anywhere in Gaia GPS.

Gaia GPS v7.0’s new menu bars


The redesign Saved menu also offers a quick and easy option to filter your data by type.

View all of your saved data or filter the Saved menu and only view your waypoints.


All of the great Gaia GPS tools like adding waypoints, creating routes, and downloading offline maps have been surfaced for quick access.

The new Create menu gives easy access to all of the tools you need for your next trip.


Try it For Free Today

Anyone can download or update to the latest version of Gaia GPS for free.