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iFootpath Expert: Smart Links - Opening Walks on the App Directly from the Website

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The iFootpath App is the go-to platform to use when out walking, but the iFootpath website is often the preferred way for people to browse and select a walk at home. The iFootpath website and App contain the same walks, but how do you open a walk on the App that you have found on the website?

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iFootpath Expert: Battery Saving Help

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Battery technology is improving, but we all know that it is easy to be out and about and realise that your phone battery is draining fast...

At first glance, it may seem strange that although battery technology is improving, modern smartphones seem to have less battery life than older mobile phones. We now have to charge them every day whereas, before we all started using Apps, mobile phones were sold on a battery life of a few days or longer.

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iFootpath Expert: Change your Phone's Settings to help with Colour Blindness

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Did you know that you can adjust your iPhone or Android phone to make seeing different colours a little easier if you have a colour vision deficiency? This can be particularly helpful when viewing the GPX track on a walking guide map on the iFootpath App.
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iFootpath Expert: How to use less or no mobile data when following a walk with the iFootpath App

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The iFootpath App gives you access to hundreds of detailed walking guides with GPS powered maps showing your location and the walking guide route.  More than 90,000 people use iFootpath walking guides but some potential users are put off by the perception that the App requires lots of data and an internet connection to operate. This article explains a little more about how the iFootpath App works and how a user can follow an iFootpath walking guide using little or no data.
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iFootpath Expert: Become a Guest Walk Author

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If you love following iFootpath walking guides via our dedicated App, have you ever considered writing a walking guide to share? Becoming a Guest Walk Author is easier than it may first sound and it is really rewarding to know you are helping others discover the routes you love. Find out what is involved, tips from our current authors and how you can even earn vouchers for your efforts…

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iFootpath Expert: Why our Pub Walks are Win Win Win

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In this latest instalment of the iFootpath Expert series, we explain how we develop pub walks for the iFootpath App and why, by using them, you are helping more people than you might think. It’s the perfect excuse for a walk followed by a well-deserved pint…

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iFootpath Expert: Searching for Walks on the iFootpath App

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This iFootpath Expert will help you get the most from the search feature on the iFootpath App so that you can find wonderful walks to enjoy across the UK. With more than 1,000 walks we want to make searching for a walk as easy as we can, so please read on.
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iFootpath Expert: Sharing iFootpath walks and more…

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This iFootpath Expert guide will help you share iFootpath walks and other website pages with your friends and family and also suggest ways that you can add iFootpath links to social media sites and your own website. First, we will introduce the easiest way to share walking guides from the iFootpath website. Then we will provide some tips about sharing on social media and last a little about the structure of the iFootpath website and how we have tried to make sharing and linking to iFootpath walks and the iFootpath App as easy as we can.
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iFootpath Expert: Zoom into iFootpath Walks for a Closer Look

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We’ve listed below some ways that you can zoom into the iFootpath website and App so that the directions and maps are easier to read. We hope that these will prove helpful whether you are out walking or checking out the routes in the comfort of your home.

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iFootpath Expert: Tag your Favourite and Completed Walks

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The iFootpath collection of digital walking guides is constantly growing. With more than a thousand guides, we know lots of our customers have followed many of our walks, mounting to the handful, tens or even hundreds. People often have a wishlist of walks they want to try for the first time or a list of trusted walks they want to repeat and share with friends. So how can you keep a record of which walks you have already completed and which walks you love? Help is at hand with the ‘My Completed Walks’ and ‘My Favourite Walks’ feature on the iFootpath App and website.

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iFootpath Expert: Sharing Pictures to the Walk Galleries

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It is estimated (by Deloitte) that globally 3.5 million photos are shared every minute… and people love them. This iFootpath Expert article explains how you can share your walking pictures with others by uploading them to the iFootpath walk Galleries – there’s a Gallery for every walk and an audience waiting to view them.

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iFootpath Expert: To Print or Not to Print

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iFootpath digital walking guides are all designed to be followed using our dedicated App, but there are several reasons that you might also want to print the guides. In this latest instalment of the iFootpath Expert blog we explain the reasons that the App should always be your first choice, as well as the options for printing the guides…

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iFootpath Expert: The Joy of GPS

iFootpath Expert: The Joy of GPS
In the early days of iFootpath I was often asked, ‘Isn’t that just a gimmick? It’s just an electronic version of a walking guide book…’ But, of course, this couldn’t be further from the truth. There would have been no point creating digital walking guides unless they had distinct advantages over leaflets and books, and the main advantage can be summed up as ‘The Joy of GPS’. This iFootpath Expert article explores the many ways that the iFootpath App exploits all the benefits of GPS, meaning you can always be sure of exactly where you are relative to the route map…
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iFootpath Expert: Know Before you Go

iFootpath Expert: Know Before you Go
There’s nothing worse than a nasty surprise when you’re out walking. In this iFootpath Expert article, we explain how all iFootpath guides are laid out to give you the key access information about a walk before you set out. No longer do you need to worry about whether you will come across tricky stiles, a field of cattle or a steep climb that isn’t suitable for your walking party…
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iFootpath Expert: Refresh for Success

iFootpath Expert: Refresh for Success
The beauty of digital walking guides is that, unlike printed books and leaflets, they can be kept up to date easily. We regularly update iFootpath walking guides based on feedback from walkers, so in this latest instalment of the iFootpath Expert blog, we explain how you can ensure you always have the latest facts…
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iFootpath Expert: What’s Behind a Banner?

iFootpath Expert: What’s Behind a Banner?
By popular demand, this new series of blog articles aims to transform all iFootpath customers into iFootpath Experts; helping you to learn all the best tips and tricks for getting the most out of the iFootpath website and App.  This article explains the banners that appear on some of the iFootpath walks, what they are for and how to use them…
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