Updating and a problem with the map and wi-fi on Blackvue viewer on imac.

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Hi all,
I've got the DR650GW2ch with a Blackvue card in it. I'm pretty hopeless with the technical terms that people use, so just treat me like a beginner. The camera records OK and after a jerky start it plays back all right through the player. I can no longer get it to connect via wi-fi through my old iPhone, even though it used to. When I play it back, I used to get a usable map which tracked the position of the car, but now I get what I'd describe as a skeleton map. The map comes up and overlaid on it is a message saying it couldn't connect to the map. Can anyone help with as simple as possible explanation?
One more thing: We were on the road on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland (Montville, Flaxton etc) in a line of traffic with double solid lines everywhere when a small truck, about a 5 tonner came flying up behind us and really tailgated us. This went on for about seven minutes. I haven't done it before, but I want to show this to the police. How do I go on getting it off the camera in full so it can be seen on their computer. Just to explain, I spent most of my working life driving semi's and buses, but never ever found it necessary to do this. Rant over and any help much appreciated.
 

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I have never got the map to show during playback over WiFi, I would download the files to the phone first then the map will show.
The easiest way to get the files for computer playback is to take the memory card out of the camera and plug it into your computer. From there you can burn the files to a cd for the police.

Good Luck
 

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Best thing to do is take the memory card out put it in the PC
Open it , go to the record folder and then to the time it was looking at files that end in.GPS


If you have the Blackvue viewer open that and point it to the SDcard by going to the 3 dots under the M to the left

Eg if the SD card shows as Drive E on "My computer" click on that and then the Record folder it will show up the contents of the folder
If you have an idea of the time it happened scroll down and open one of the files Let it run till you find the one you want and there is a Copy to button below it

Copy it to somewhere on your computer and then to a USB stick and take it to the cops and hope they are interested
 
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Thanks Hillbilly, I'll try that when the wife gives me the car back. :) Something weird here though. I replied to WeedeaterDM, but it hasn't shown up, so I bet he thinks I'm ignoring him.
 
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Well I'm back at long last. Up and down with health :rolleyes: Anyway, I took so long about it, the clip I wanted disappeared off the card. I didn't mention that I'm using a mac computer; don't know if that makes a difference. I downloaded and installed the latest version of the viewer on to my wife's iPhone 5, or is it 4, (mine's a 3) but it still won't connect via wi fi. I've tried putting the card in to the iMac and the macbook air, but no joy there. In the macbook with the latest version of the viewer it won't work at all and in the iMac it works with the old version- 1.200 3, but the map doesn't work properly even though it used to. I hope I haven't confused you as much as I have myself.
 
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