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swisstopo app

Announcement: The new swisstopo app will be available free of charge from the App Store and the Google Play Store in July 2020. It will replace the current Swiss Map Mobile.

It is time for a makeover. Since the beginning of the app 10 years ago, swisstopo has been on the move with the Swiss Map Mobile map app. This app is replaced by a new one in July 2020. A modern layout, simple operation and still the most accurate maps of Switzerland on your smartphone or tablet!

All information about the new swisstopo app will be available on this page in July 2020. 

FAQ about the new swisstopo app

In general

With the new swisstopo app, the design, architecture, and usability will be adapted to current standards.

The Swiss Map Mobile app will be available from the App Store and from GooglePlay until the end of 2020 but is no longer updated.

We recommend replacing the Swiss Map Mobile app with the new swisstopo app as soon as possible. The Swiss Map Mobile app is still available until the end of 2020 but is no longer updated.
As long as the app is installed on your device, and furthermore, is supported by your device's operating system, it runs smoothly.

iOS from version 10
Android from version 6

The swisstopo app is free of charge and will probably be available free of charge from the App Store or the Google Play Store from July 2020. The free version includes all the functions of the app and an area of 100 km2 of an area of your choice and can be saved for offline use.

Subscription

Yes. With an annual subscription fee of CHF 38, the maps can be stored on a smartphone for unlimited and even offline use.

Yes. The subscription will continue in the new app and can be transferred to the new app.
Important: To transfer your subscription to the new swisstopo app, it is necessary to have the latest version of the Swiss Map Mobile app installed (iOS version 5.99 / Android version 3.2.3). Only delete the Swiss Map Mobile app from your device after the subscription has been transferred to the new swisstopo app.
Additional security: The Swiss Map Account also allows you to secure your subscription, e.g. to transfer the subscription to a new device or to a second device. If you have not already set up and connected a Swiss Map Account, we recommend that you do so. Here you can find the instructions: Android / iOS

The subscription can be transferred to the new app when you first launch it or at a later date.
Important: To transfer your subscription to the new swisstopo app, it is necessary to have the latest version of the Swiss Map Mobile app installed (iOS version 5.99 / Android version 3.2.3). Only delete the Swiss Map Mobile app from your device after the subscription has been transferred to the new swisstopo app.
Additional security: The Swiss Map Account also allows you to secure your subscription, e.g. to transfer the subscription to a new device or to a second device. If you have not already set up and connected a Swiss Map Account, we recommend that you do so. Here you can find the instructions: Android / iOS

Yes, the code is still valid for the new swisstopo app unless the code has not been used before.

Tracks / POIs / Map data

Yes, you can import your saved tracks and POIs to the new swisstopo app. To do so, it is necessary to have the latest version of the Swiss Map Mobile installed (iOS version 5.99 / Android version 3.2.3). Important: Do not delete the Swiss Map Mobile app until your tracks and POIs are transferred, otherwise your data will be lost.

No. You must download the map data for the new app again.

All saved map data will be deleted when you uninstall the Swiss Map Mobile app.

No. With the new swisstopo app, the legacy mode no longer exists. It is no longer possible to integrate the outdated data. The latest data is always loaded in the new app. With a subscription, this data can also be saved for offline use.

Additional information

Swiss Map Account

Swiss Map Account

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P.O. Box
3084 Wabern
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+41 58 469 01 11

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