FAQ

What should I do first?

crossingways is a community that enables you to communicate with like minded people and to exchange ideas. Your first steps should therefore be to fill in your profile and to add a picture and a description. If you find somebody known on crossingways.com, you can add him / her to your friends. You can always see new tracks of your friends. Be inspired!

How can I upload tracks?

If you track your outdoor activities with a GPS tool, we offer you to present them in your profile. To do this click on "create track" and leave name, type of track and the GPX-File, you downloaded from your gadget. If you received another file, the internet offers various programmes for free to change the file.
After the track has been uploaded on crossingways, you should add pictures and a description. In case your pictures don't appear directly on your track view, you can also geocode them later.

What should I do first?

crossingways is a community that enables you to communicate with like minded people and to exchange ideas. Your first steps should therefore be to fill in your profile and to add a picture and a description. If you find somebody known on crossingways.com, you can add him / her to your friends. You can always see new tracks of your friends. Be inspired!

How can I edit pictures?

If you uploaded your pictures with comfort or standard upload, you can turn them and add a title under "edit" as well as set a title picture for the track. If your pictures do not appear automatically on your route in the form of little pins, you can attach them to the exact photo location later(=geocode). To do this, the track has to be ready made.You choose a track with the pictures, you would like to edit, from your list of tours. Then open the gallery and click in the middle of the picture, you want to geocode. The picture edit mode opens. In the middle of the screen you can see the picture to be geocoded, on the left side a small map with your route. A pin with a small pictures appears. Adjust that exactly to the place where it was taken (you can enlarge the map by clicking on „+“). Save position, finished!

How can I search for tracks?

Id you want to gain inspiration for your region and search for tracks in our portal, best is to move the mouse to "search" and choose between searching for key words or on the map. You can refine your search by choosing type of track and specifiy beginning or end of track or even interesting places or pictures.All tracks containing your search item appear.

How can I download tracks?

You were inspired by a track of another user, and you want to make it too? No problem! Next to the detail view of the track you will find a button - "download track". Don't forget to print out map and description, as we all know that GPS tools alone are often not enough. A lot of our tracks have left - right orders - (almost) nothing can go wrong!

How can I tag my friends on photos?

On the bottom of each photo you will find the link "No tags existing jet". Click on that one and the photo editor will open. On the left side on top of the photo you can see the command "Tag person". Attention! Only registered users can be tagged. You will find the fotos you are tagged on, on your profile under "Tags".

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