Dec 31, 2017 · Maps. Stil looking for decent alternatives. Uber. microG comes with a Google Maps shim that talks to Open Street Maps. The maps feature on Uber worked fine with that shim, however booking cabs was not always possible. I switched over to m.uber.com which worked quite well for some time. microG allows Android apps to access replica application programming interfaces (APIs) that are provided by Google Play Services, including the APIs associated with Google Play, Google Maps, and Google's geolocation and messaging features.
Our ROM has built-in microG free-as-in-freedom re-implementation of Google's proprietary Android user space apps and libraries. This enables you to use every Google service you need without keeping another closed-source binary blob in your Android system. LineageOS for microG LineageOS for microG 1