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HERE update brings account migration, makes Drive+ and Transit free for Windows Phone 8

HERE's suite of navigation services picked up an update today that allows you to transition from your Nokia account to HERE's own services. HERE is also giving Windows Phone 8.0 users access to Drive+ and Transit for free after doing the same for Windows Phone 8.1 users earlier this year.

HERE states that all your data will be synced to the new account:

"Create a HERE account and import your favorites from your old Nokia account so they're synced with your mobile devices and here.com."

The migration is not mandatory as of now, but will be over time. According to HERE:

"You can also start the import process later within the application or complete it on here.com. But, because Nokia accounts will soon be discontinued, it's important for you to migrate your Collections now."

Additionally, Drive+ now offers voice-guided navigation in additional countries and territories that include Algeria, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Cyprus, Iraq, Libya, Mauritania, Mauritius, Paraguay and Saint Helena. The service is also available in Angola, Bangladesh, Nepal, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Zambia and Zimbabwe, but HERE mentions that not all roads in these countries have been mapped yet.

The update is now live for HERE Maps, HERE Drive+, HERE Transit and HERE City Lens for Windows Phone, and will shortly be available for HERE Maps on Windows 8.1.

How many of you will be moving from your old Nokia account to a HERE account?

QR: HERE

QR: HERE Drive+

QR: HERE Transit

QR: HERE City Lens

Thanks everyone for sending this in!

Update: Added HERE's statement regarding account migration.

202 Comments
  • What's the need to migrate the account?
  • Elimination of Nokia's name(account)..!!
  • Also, it requires to have a Here account, I can't use Nokia account.
  • They are migrating from Nokia accounts to Here accounts...its been in the process for a while I think ever since they went ahead with making Here a subsidiary of Nokia..
    There's an article about it on 360.here.com..Came out a month or so back with reasons as to why the whole change...
  • I'm guessing they're going to shut down Nokia accounts.
  • The old Nokia accounts where transferred to Microsoft. As Nokia has no longer any relationship with Microsoft, they want users of their HERE services to have the accounts within Nokia's control. It makes sense. It's not Microsoft's business to handle user data for services that aren't theirs ;) Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Ye switched ships to Android @DJCBS..??
  • He uses an Xperia now.
  • I've switched to a Sony Z3 Compact a few months ago already lol I always said I would only remain with WP as long as Nokia was around. Nokia left so the moment Sony released the new Compact, I switched. ;)
  • @DJCBS So why are you still here?!!
  • Again? I've probably explained it 1000 times already. 1 - I still own a Windows PC, a Surface Pro 3 and an Xbox One. 2 - I still use my Nokia 1020 as a dedicated camera and the extremelly defective Nokia 930 to play Age of Empires.
  • And Microsoft will release a new Lumia..So switch then also..!!
  • I will never EVER buy anything coming out of Microsoft Mobile. ;) Furthermore, I would not switch from Android back to Windows Phone as I prefer Android. Microsoft would have to have taken its own platform more seriously for the last 4 years. They didn't and they still don't. Windows Phone 10 will not perform any miracles and Microsoft has given more than enough signs that they're fully platform agnostic. So why should I switch from a superior OS where I can keep Microsoft services provided by Microsoft itself in better versions of their own apps, back to a constrained and still underdeveloped OS that either lacks a ton of apps or has endless Betas and poorly supported apps? Sorry. Microsoft had its chance with me for 3 years, while Nokia was around. They failed to deliver me a mobile OS as good as Windows and they almost destroyed my favourite OEM in the process. I have no interest in supporting their mobile efforts anymore ;)
  • Well everyone has an opinion. My own opinion is that Android is still laggy and extremely irritating to manage regarding battery life. Tried recently to go back since I switched to Sprint and had no choice. Picked up a M7 and M8. After dealing with several crashes, navigating thru horribly written apps that are covered 25% of the screen with ads and the horrible camera that the M8 has I happily broke my contract and instead went with TMo on my 1520. Personally I prefer an OS that might be slightly less mature but much more efficient and streamlined.
  • As I watch Android owners around me struggling with lags, crashes, and various mysterious instances of their phone just not working right, I have to say that the price of giving up your privacy to Google is way too high for what little you get.
  • +920. Thumbs up. Please educate him. He's on a suicide mission.
  • +1
  • Woah. Was the diatribe really necessary?
  • "never EVER buy anything coming out of Microsoft Mobile" - Sounds like you have closed your mind before you even try it. - It's sad really. "I would not switch from Android back to Windows Phone" - Times change. Who knows maybe you'll get tired of the crap in the Android ecosystem too and start looking for a better option. Apple maybe? Then in a few years you'll be looking for other options again when you can't handle Apple's crap either. Back to Windows Phone? "why should I switch from a superior OS" Again times change. Superior is relative and will change over time between the different operating systems. People's needs are different. For my needs Windows phone is by far the most superior. Apple and Android don't even come close. Your needs may also change over time, and you might find that Windows Phone is again your best option. "I have no interest in supporting their mobile efforts anymore" - That's too bad. You made such a huge contribution to the platform that we are all sad to see you go. Check back from time to time as I'm sure you will really like what's coming, and I would be disappointed to hear that you missed out. "Windows Phone 10 will not perform any miracles" Really? Please quote a source, or is this just your miss-guided assumption? I guess what I'm trying to say is: Have your opinions and express them even, but this is not the place to get mad and stomp your feet like a child. I find it so funny when people make claims like you did.  
  • Well ye stripped down his comment well but WP is still behind SourApple and FlavourlessLollipops..!!
  • I would probably just move any favs you have to Bing maps as it looks like Windows 10 will have native maps integration and still use the same underlying map data. Really no sense in having yet another separate account to keep track of.
  • @theefman this is just what I've been contemplating lately since all my saved locations are in Here maps and Cortana doesn't access those, but accesses the Bing Maps, where I didn't have anything saved. I liked Here Maps alright, but I don't see a point in maintaining two sets of favs. I haven't played around with Bing Maps saved locations, I hope they have categorization like Here does. Edit: at least on the phone it doesn't look like Bing Maps has categories :-( Guess I'll be sticking with Here
  • Yes, no categories as you say on Windows or WP but the integration with the OS and Cortana is more desirable, IMO. Unless Here updates their apps to add Cortana integration so you can set reminders and other geolocation actions I'm happy to sacrifice categories.
  • Migration just transferd all my "Favorite" addresses. Finally getting City Lens with Windows 8. Yee Haw!!!
  • ?? Haven't been free all the time?
    Have had it on my 1020 (and 920) since beginning of time...
  • its now free to more people
  • I briefly had a Lumia 720 and that had Here Drive and not Here Drive +. Had to pay for global license, I guess the non+ only came with a regional license which gave turn by turn for just 1 country.
  • Same thing happened with me when I went for a vacation to Dubai I upgraded to Here Drive+ because Lumia 720 came with Here Drive. After I came back to India they made it free for WP8.1 users.
  • for nokia phones they were free, but for other than nokia phones they werent available
  • Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think Here Drive+ was free only for those who had a high end Lumia device...
  • WRONG.
  • You are right! The rest of the Lumias had Here Drive. No "plus" sign
  • Yeah, I never knew they werent free. Pretty sure my wife had both on here HTC 8X.
  • It was free for 8.1 users, not 8.0
    (according to the article)
  • And this update brings transparent tiles too
  • also, now here city lens is available for HD720p resolution lumias.
    (wasn't previously available on my 730)
  • Transparent tiles also.
  • not available in store
    did the update trick works now
  • There are 2 HERE Drive+ one works one doesn't..!!
  • Okay do now why can't is it saying Maps and Transit not available in the store?
  • Will it be mandatory to change my account to here services or can I keep the nokia account?
  • My guess is, eventually, it will be mandatory. Most things associated with a Nokia account are either disappearing or being re-branded
  • Yes he's right..!!
  • Straight from the source: "Nokia accounts will soon be discontinued, it’s important for you to migrate your Collections now." So, mandatory. http://360.here.com/2014/12/09/drive-countries-windows-phone/
  • Yeah. Mentioned that in the article as well now. Thanks!
  • Your Nokia account belongs to Microsoft now and Microsoft will probably merge it with Outlook. This HERE account is controlled by Nokia so your data will be kept by Nokia and not Microsoft. Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • I have Here Drive+ in the UK but never had a Nokia account. Hoping it stays the same but maybe e not?
  • You don't need an account to run HERE services. The advantage to having an account though is to have your collections (favorites) be available to any device you connect to HERE. That's cloud computing.
  • Thanks. Not needed currently but nice to know it's an available option.
  • Download app links are broken.
  • Which OEM..??
  • Here maps for me.
  • Which device I asked..BTW look below..!!
  • Oh my bad. Lumia 925.
  • Huh. Dunno what was causing the issue. I checked it again, and it works. Can you try and see if it is working for you now?
  • I tried the link below. It worked.
  • Nice to know..!!
  • link broken.
  • These links work for sure..Switching accounts are mandatory..And you get support for new countries and transparent tiles..!! Flush the confusion folks..!!
    HERE MAPS--
    http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=efa4b4a7-7499-46ce-aa95-3e4ab3b39313
    HERE TRANSIT--
    http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=adfdad16-b54a-4ec3-b11e-66bd691be4e6
    HERE DRIVE+--
    http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=4da9332c-80dc-464b-b47f-664b1ffe5400
  • thanks for the links brother. tysm
  • Thanks for the links. Only the HERE Drive + link was working from the article. This worked though!
  • Happy to help..!!
  • Sonic dash got updated again
  • Thank you for the off topic comment. Very helpful to all here!
  • That too of an ass of a game..!! Just a different UI from that of Temple Run,,Subway Surfers,,Despicable Me,,etc.,,etc..!!
  • Have to admit that Wayze has replaced Here Drive+/Commute as my daily driver. After upgrading to my 1520 and the latestes developer update, Here was unable to complete even short trips without locking up. Wayze also has better traffic avoidance, Commute just has traffic info, but won't route you around it based on traffic conditions. I really prefer Here products look and feel, but ultimately the point is to get you to your destination safely and efficiently, which is something Here is struggling with in my situation.
  • Problem with Wayze... Even though it is a good product, and I like it myself for the traffic... The support for Windows Phone has been dropped thanks to the Google purchase of Wayze. They will never update the app again for us, so if what it is now works for you, then that's good, but there will never be any additional features or improvements to the app. Also that may mean no app when everything upgrades to Windows 10 in the future. Who knows if this will change.... Maybe if windows phones ever get a bigger market share and more people complaining about updates... We shall see what the future holds.
  • Why can't I download Here Maps? Had it on my phone until I update it couple days ago.
  • All links broken man.
  • Wasn't Drive+ already free? Confused.
  • Not for Non-Nokia devices..!!
  • I'm pretty sure my wife had Drive+ on her HTC 8X.
  • My bad then..
  • I wonder if and when Korea will ever be supported.
  • Does anyone still use HERE Explore Beta, or is HERE City Lens good enough?
  • Yes..Nokia folks
  • I was wondering why HERE Explore wasn't updated. I thought it replaced the old HERE City Lens, which hadn't been updated for some time.
  • Wow city lens :D
  • Are there any meaningful, functional updates in the works, like multiple route choices, or more important for me, lane guidance? Pretty please add lane guidance, similar to how Navigon does it.
  • Nope, they're all about the droids and ios now.
  • Those functions tend to be on paid Sat Nav apps. But, for free, Nokia Drive+ is great.
  • All links are broken in the app.
  • +1020 for transparent live tiles
  • -1020 for not making it an option. Not everyone wants their start screen to be just transparent or a solid accent. The Nokia blue looked really nice and stood out.
  • How do you update the huge maps??? When ever I begin to update, and I let the phone be while it downloads, the phone locks and the update stops... Then it had to start all over. Could be a Dev 8.1 issue too, since I have the Lumina Icon without Cyan
  • Go to settings and choose the option for the screen to not time out. Alternatively you can set the WiFi to not be turned off when the phone is locked. Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Lumias with AMOLED screens cannot be stopped from timing-out.
  • Settings > lock screen > screen times out > never. Works on my amoled.
  • The max time available is 5 minutes on my Lumia 1020 and 925.
  • That's apparently only a "problem" on the 1020 (I can't vouche for the 925 as I don't have that one). Still, I gave two solutions. If one isn't viable, use the other. However, 5 minutes is more than enough time for the apps to update.
  • Its the map updates, not the app itself... The maps are pretty large... 3.5gb? Or so... Thanks for the tips, ill try that tonight!
  • God dammit I hate mantaining other accounts.  I know MS wasn't able to acquire HERE in their purchase of Nokia's phone business, but I don't give a shit, they still need to figure out a way to tie in this information to your microsoft account.  This is 2015 and we should have synced location data between our phones, desktop, and web.
  • Whaaaat?
  • I'm sorry I confused you, let me try to explain.  On Windows Phone the default mapping and GPS applications are HERE Maps and Drive.  On Windows desktop, the default mapping is Bing.  And if your sticking with the MS world, the default mapping solution for web is Bing.  I don't want my location data for phone to be in some different HERE account which I won't see on bing.com/maps and vice versa.  I want all of this under the same Microsoft account.  Does that make sense now?
  • You can set the "Maps" app as your Default navigation app. Is this not Bing maps?
  • Nokia is not a Microsoft company. Therefore they don't have to integrate any Microsoft service into theirs. Otherwise they'd also integrate Google services for their Android users. Which means your data would be responsibility of Microsoft and Google and not Nokia. Guess what? Neither Microsoft nor Google want responsibility for data that isn't used or collected by services that aren't theirs ;) Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • I get that Nokia is a seperate company, and I even stated in my comment I know they still own HERE.  But as a consumer and a dev I don't give a shit.  I want a seamless experience across my phone, tablet, desktop, and web.  I don't want different accounts for the purposes of storing information that ought to be available accross my devices.  The partnership with Nokia was supposed to improve the mapping situation for MS ecosystem, but honestly its been a complete fuckup ever since WP8 in 2012.  Especially for devs.  I was at BUILD in 2012 when they actually told us to use Nokia API's for phone apps and Bing API's for desktop/tablet.  As far as I know, its the same situation.  My theory is that MS is eventually going to give up on using HERE apps and go back to Bing maps on Windows Phone.  I just hope they have it figured out in time for W10 release.
  • It's precicely to have that seamless experience that Nokia is inviting you to migrate into a HERE account. That account will allow you to have all your content synced between all your HERE apps: be it on WP, Windows, website or Android (and iOS in the future). Allowing one certain type of account integration and not another would jeopardize that effort towards a seamless experience. If you allowed a HERE or a Microsoft account, Android users would be p*ssed for the lack of Google integration. If you allowed Google instead, Microsoft users would be p*ssed. And in both cases Apple users would be p*ssed. The best way to avoid all of that is to have a Nokia-controlled service account. You're then free to choose the platform you prefer.   The partnership between Nokia and Microsoft is over now. So better to forget it. How Microsoft will handle the future, I don't know. But the deal with Nokia had a committment for quite some time on Microsoft's behalf to use HERE mapping services. And the truth is, the only viable alternative for Microsoft would be to use Google and we all know that ain't gonna happen. Microsoft could try and create their own mapping services but I think Apple's flop in that area is enough of a warning for them to not even try. Bing Maps use HERE maps. If anything, Microsoft can start developping a MSN Maps app for WP using HERE maps too, but that would be a waste of money and resources on their behalf.
  • That's just the thing. That data probably will tie to your Microsoft account, but not your Here account. Its up to Here to connect to and use the MS account, but they have clearly decided to go with their own new account. If you are upset, blame Nokia/Here, not MS.
  • HERE can use Microsoft account login, but they opted not to.  Maybe they will later down the road, but for now it looks like they choose their own HERE account and Facebook accounts.
  • Well, this explains why I feel like my favorites are getting lost.... I mark something as a favorite in here drive and i can't find it in the maps app on my surface. I've never realized these are separate services. Why on earth did Microsoft make here maps a defult map app on my phone?
  • Got it....
  • Not seeing the benefit of opening yet another account and as they have already stated they are focusing on ios and android now I'm ok with not having any Nokia related accounts.
  • "focusing on ios and android now" yet they just made the entire HERE suite free on an older Windows platform? (WP8.0) and brought more support to more countries?  http://360.here.com/2014/12/09/drive-countries-windows-phone/
  • Feature wise, they will be concentrating on ios and android. http://www.windowscentral.com/nokia-here-maps-will-wind-down-our-windows-phone-app-development. They made some clarifications but WP is not their priority any more.
  • Just like other apps that have a "Windows Phone" version... Like Wayze, Instagram, Vine, and even (sigh) Microsoft Office... And plenty more... Here might become like those where we have an app.... But the counterparts other platforms will have WAY more features and more frequent updates.
  • Finally, Here City Lens is now available for Full HD devices like my Lumia 930. It shall also be available for Lumia 1520 and Icon :D
  • At last, long awaiting is OVERRR!!
  • You can register with a Facebook a account now :)))))
  • My Nokia account is not working since many months! Lost all stored places.
  • at this point I just want bing voice navigation. I'm so done with nokia here. plus with nokia going to android soon, we'll probably see the here apps get pulled from WP and MS needs to start working on their own service anyway. why depend on the nokia corpse. location services are a first party necessity. Apple gets it, google gets this, why doesn't MS get it yet?
  • What on earth makes you think they'll pull here apps? That wouldn't make any sense
  • Very true. Voice navigation via Cortana would be awesome.
  • I think this is needed too, no new features for at least a year. This is bad for Windows phone, especially in USA. Google maps will redirect based on traffic, other than offline maps, google maps is superior. Here maps/drive is falling behind and doesn't look like it will ever catch up.
  • Smh at Iraq being there and no Pakistan still.
  • Finally transparent tiles!
    Hope they kept an option to turn that off as not everyone likes having everything transparent :). Looks like the Nokia account will soon become obsolete, I wonder what will happen to MixRadio since that is tied to a user's Nokia account...
  • Nope, as usual no option. A shame too because the nice Nokia blue color differentiated them from other tiles. Now they're just bland transparent.
  • Transparent and theme color choices only
  • Hey is anyone else having the problem where the app keeps freezing and having to restart, someone I find myself doing it 4 to 5 times driving somewhere
  • Finally ALGERIA is licensed now. I used to get YOUR ROUTE GOES THROUGH..........(SOMETHING)........AREA.
  • I give up. Where in the app is the option to migrate?
  • You have to create a HERE account first
  • I did that, but it never offered to migrate.
  • Maybe you never had any favorites because it allowed me to migrate and also received an email saying there was no hitch while migrating.
  • I did have favorites on my Nokia account, but I had recently reset my phone, and might not have been logged back into my Nokia account in Drive. That might be went I didn't get the option to migrate.
  • Yep, that was it. Fortunately the Drive app hadn't updated on my wife's phone yet, so I was able to sign into it with my Nokia id THEN update the app. This time it offered me the option to import favorites. Moral of the story: MAKE SURE YOU'RE SIGNED INTO YOUR NOKIA ACCOUNT BEFORE YOU UPDATE THE APP.
  • Already signed using my phone and merge. Email already receive not hitch etc. But my here map in my phone only got my folder without any saved place.
  • How about HERE Explorer Beta? Discontinued?
  • Any idea why these apps come up as Here Europe B.V. under the app name?
  • That's because HERE is a Nokia Company and not a Nokia division. When Nokia separated their mapping division into a separate company, and rebranded Nokia Maps, City Lens etc to "HERE", the publisher also changed names. Nokia is an European company, HERE is a Nokia Company based in Europe. Hence why it's HERE Europe B.V. ;)   (By the way, Nokia's three branches are separate. Nokia Networks (former NSN) is a company, HERE is another and Nokia Technologies another. The Nokia Corporation is the owner of the three.)
  • Funny! Was able to download here city lens. I thought it was integrated within here maps as livesight and was not allowing to download on WP8.1.
  • Out of topic, sorry but just want to ask, did you guys also get the update for Preview For Developers which brings the toggle for cellular data in the Action Center?
  • That update came out somewhere around Saturday i think
  • Oh, but how come I didn't notice any posts in Windows Central about it? Was there any?
  • There was a post related to that.
  • Yea you're right mate, just found it, my bad, thanks! :)
  • For anyone else's that needs a link to an article on this... Here it is.... http://www.windowscentral.com/windows-phone-update-14219-finally-brings-...
  • Liking the new tiles.  I wish they included Microsoft Account support (which they do have the option to), but I guess having a HERE account is fine too.
  • This is great news!!!
  • I'm just happy for continued WP support.
  • They never said they would drop it. They just said WP wouldn't be their number 1 priority anymore ;)
  • I can't install here drive+ on my device, it says that my phobe is not compatible, I own an HTC 8X.
  • Same here, it might be a region issue or a delay with being pushed throughout the store. I was hoping for that transparent tile. Edit, spoke too soon, just got an app update. Region variance must play a part here or a delay in pushing the app worldwide.
  • I resolved it. Change your region to USA and go on the app store page from the link on windows central. In the store page swype to other app like this and you'll find the same app but you can install it and it's fully working after creating a here account.
  • Or just wait for it to be released? I got a request tk update it later in the day.
  • What about storing maps to SD card? Why don't they make that happen?
  • I'm quite certain that it's already possible.
  • It used to be in DP but WP8.1 doesn't have that anymore and Lumia Storage Check is no longer available. Edit: Nevermind.  Found it and got it.
  • Such a pain, more account creation!
  • Thankfully it's sign-in on... sign in once and it syncs with your MS account.
  • You can store maps on the SD card using the Lumia storage check app.
  • That app is no longer available.  The WP8.1 Storage Check does not have the option. WP8.1 Storage Sense does not have options for maps. Edit: Nevermind.  I had to find and install it via push.
  • Yep...all else fails...use Cortana to help you find that app. That's what I did.
  • Why its showing item isn't available in the store!!
  • best step from microsoft.... now no need to nokia account
  • the migration killed all my HERE favorite collection. bullshit
  • God, transparent tiles look so plain.
  • That's the point sadly. I guess it's more of a priority to show off the background than to have a UI that's visually pleasing nowadays.
  • I hope it converges to the Windows 8 solution. One main color, one accent color, a background and each app with its own color.
  • This^^
  • Navigating in the app seems a bit laggy now
  • Can anyone confirm if this update fixes the cutoff directions over Bluetooth for some people?
  • Offline maps and Nokia brand are things that I joined WP, feeling disappointed while seeing that Nokia is no more. Apple and Nexus, see you soon.
  • Offline maps are still there, the people who designed all Nokia's hardware is now at Microsoft, and HERE is still owned and operated by Nokia.  So your point is irrelvant.  If you're simply talking about the Nokia brand, then that's pretty sad moving to a medicore Apple/Nexus simply because of a logo, when the technology and leaders are still there behind the Microsoft and HERE brands now.
  • Here City Lens link gets Not In Store message. Using a Lumia 1520 in USA on AT&T. Is it not available for some reason?
    Maps still almost 2 years old for my location... But it's Oklahoma City anyway, right.... Not your big metropolitan area. Still doesn't look like it provides more than one route choice... All in all still usable, and account migration seems to work fine. Traffic reporting could use accident and road construction markers. Does Here have a suggestions page something like User Voice?
  • Here maps unavailable
  • Here.com is a pretty cool site, had never even known about it before.
  • See City Lens is back! I actually prefer Nokia Here Explore Beta. Much easier to navigate and use with better info on bussiness/shops/area
  • Yeah, they should do something about these two.
  • Thanks for including my country. Zimbabwe
  • HERE City Lens is not available in the store for L1520 ?
  • Same here... +1520
  • I have lost items in my collection... How can I recover the lost locations?
  • migration sucks
  • Just half of the favourite places migrated... U are right!
  • Man, City Lens hasn't been updated since WP7.5 days. It's about time.
  • Are you sure?
  • Did you check the info screen for I in the store before you updated today?
  • The HERE apps also have transparent tiles now.
  • Yep!
  • If I want to transfer data from my Nokia account, do I have to select "sign in" or "register"? It's not clear how to do the transfer. Please help!
  • Register
  • It says. If you do not have a HERE account that you need to tap register
  • Here transit not available for Lumia1520
  • Here city lens also not available in store for LUMIA 1520
  • Use Cortana to find it in store
  • Not even Cortana, mighty as she is, can produce a working link to Here City Lens in the store.... All roads lead to App Not In Store for me.
  • What about the Windows 8 app?
  • Here Maps. How I hate thee!
  • Items are not in the store. Why?
  • I've had this since the early days of Ovi Maps...
  • After update I've lost all my fav. places. Microsoft makes to many changes and definitely is not the right place to keep your collections. I've lost also my music collection after I decided to renounce at Xbox music pass subscription.
  • If you had an Xbox Music Pass and resigned most likely if you didn't physically put the music in your phone it was probably streaming or placed there by your XBox Music account. When you resigned your account you lost all your music because the rights to the music was provided by the account. You don't physically own any music provided by the service unless you actually purchase the albums. To get your music collection back on your phone without an Xbox Music account you will either need to physically put the music from your computer into your phone using the Windows Phone application or store your music on some sort of accessible cloud service and stream from there (i.e. One Drive) if you have enough space on a cloud service to support your music library. You cant blame Microsoft when you opt out of a service. That's like blaming Microsoft when you loose access to music and options on Spotify when you opt out of their plus account. I hope some of this info can help you get your music collection back or at least give somewhat of an explanation of why it is gone now.
  • Thanks
  • Not available for Windows 8.1?
  • Why HEREexplore doesn't have an update??? I'm using 520 device..
  • For those who still find where to migrate Nokia account to HERE account. Just head to here.com then sign in with new HERE account first then click on the left-top menu button then click on your name to go your account setting page. From there you will found an option to import data from Nokia account.
  • hi all i was signing in maps with MS account. all my locations are saved in my MS account.with the new maps update on wp8 & win8, i cant sign in with MS account anymore. anyone knows how to port over the data from MS to HERE? thx
  • OK.. Never used my Nokia account for this, so I decided to create a HERE account (heck... join them and so forth..) I can happily login in on the website with the new account, and can login/sync on my phone for all the Nokia apps. But on my tablet (Surface 2) I cannot seem to login in. My new login/password are ignored. Is anyone else seeing this? It's annoying to say the least......   thanks!
  • This plain sucks that all my former favorites seem to be gone forever. I don't know all the places that I had in my favorites, but it is really short-sighted that MS has once again made anything connected to a Nokia account NULL and VOID! All the business destinations from six countries in my previous account are now gone forever.
    If you load this app, kiss anything important from the past goodbye.
    Use Google Maps instead. Google has some standards to keeping cutomer information in the reach of the customer.
     
  • My mistake. The accounts were merged. Just took an hour.
  • So I should sleep on it before getting mad that all my family addresses have disappeared?  Good to know, thanks.