How to import HERE Maps favorites into Microsoft Maps

HERE Maps are replaced by Microsoft Maps in windows 10 mobile and while the new maps does a fine job in providing mapping and GPS guidance, it does not allow one to import you’re here Maps favorites and if you have a lot of favorites, you are going to have a tough time in convincing yourself to move to Microsoft Maps.

import HERE Maps favorites into Microsoft Maps

This requires you to have a computer and this online tool does not work on the phone itself. Also, you must be on Firefox as Chrome / Edge / IE are not supported. Here is how it works:

1. Retrive your favorite places from HERE Maps by logging into their website
2. Go to this URL and save the file (right click > save as).
3. Generate the script on this site and follow the instructions there.

While Microsoft Maps is an excellent alternative to HERE Maps and Drive, they clearly should have provided an interface to let users import their HERE Maps favorites into Microsoft Maps. Fortunately, a user has done it and has shared the solution with the world for free.

By the way, you can install HERE drive and Maps on any Lumia or any windows 10 device using this method.

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