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How long does it usually take to display Public GPS Traces on the websites map layer? None of mine from mid May have appeared. I haven't changed the visibility of them (identifiable). Is there a blockage?

asked 12 Jun '18, 16:45

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edited 13 Jun '18, 21:09

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The last time I asked about this (a while ago) turned out to be the place to ask. If no-one knows here, you might get more luck there.

(12 Jun '18, 17:22) SomeoneElse ♦

I have the same issue. Noone my tracks is displayed on public GPS layer after 9th May.

(20 Jun '18, 13:16) ihareg

This may shed some light on it:

It says "Worth adding that the overlay map of GPS traces (in rainbow colours) is only calculated from time-to-time and is not automatically refreshed when traces are added." So I think the public GPS traces may only be added to the map when the developers do an updated release. It would be nice if a knowledgeable person would explain exactly when (meaning under what circumstances) we can expect to see traces we upload appear on the map.

Some traces I added for the Constellation Trails in the Prescott, AZ area have appeared, so I know it happens eventually. See and be sure to turn on OpenStreetMap GPS Traces in the map background.

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answered 04 Sep '18, 13:59

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