Huawei's AppGallery Gets A Great Alternative To Google Maps, HERE WeGo


Those of you who own one of Huawei's devices without Google services will be happy to know a new mapping app became available. HERE WeGo is now available to download from Huawei's AppGallery app store.

HERE WeGo was once Nokia's mapping system, but it was acquired by a consortium of German car giants back in 2015. It was acquired by BMW, Audi, and Daimler.

Many people thought that to be the end of this app for mobile phones, but that assumption was not accurate. HERE WeGo is still available on Android to this day, and it's a really great mapping system.


HERE WeGo is a powerful replacement for Google Maps

Google Maps, as many of you know, is not available on AppGallery, so the addition of HERE WeGo is a big deal. This is not the first major mapping app to be available on AppGallery, but it sure is one of the most popular ones.

Sygic and NDrive mapping solutions have been available on AppGallery for a while. Both are interesting solutions, but HERE WeGo is still a mapping solution that many people will prefer.

HERE WeGo actually allows you to use its mapping solution offline, entirely. All you have to do is download a specific country onto your device, and you'll be able to use the navigation in that country offline.


You can even navigate while you're walking, offline. As most of you know, Google Maps require you to download a specific part of a map in order to use it offline. Oh, and you can't use it offline for walking.

HERE WeGo mapping solution also offers a really nicely-designed app. It's really clean, and quite frankly enjoyable to use. You can get turn-by-turn navigation with this app, of course, while you can also see the cost of public transit tickets, and cab fares.

Live traffic and public transit information is available, along with many other features

Live traffic and public transit information is available, though you'll need to be online for that, of course. HERE WeGo comes with public transit information for 1,300+ cities all over the world, it's an international mapping system.


No matter the way you look at this, this app is a great addition to Huawei's AppGallery. That app store seems to be constantly growing, and those are great news for the company.

As many of you know, Huawei was forced to put AppGallery front-and-center due to the US ban. Huawei is not allowed to pre-install Google services on its phones at the moment, and that includes the Play Store.

It remains to be seen what will happen in the future, but for now, that is the situation for Huawei. The company did its best to push developers to offer their apps on AppGallery, and that seems to be working.