Loading Unpublished Caches into Geosphere

Geocaching with Geosphere can load GPX or ZIP files directly from the native email client. For this set of instruction we'll open the ZIP from an email.
  1. Open the ".ZIP" file.
  2. When the screen of text appears tap anywhere to display the title bar. Tap the share icon in the upper right (the square with an arrow pointing up). You'll have three rows, in the middle are apps which can open the ZIP file. Scroll through that list and tap on "Copy to Geosphere."
  3. Geosphere will open and ask for a destination group. (You may receive a prompt with an option to disable that message before the listing if you've not already done so.)
    1. (Optional) Create a new group by tapping the button in the upper right corner, then the "Add" button. Type in the name and press return on the keyboard.
    2. From the list of groups, tap the name on the one to which you'd like to add the new caches.
  4. Geosphere will take a moment to import the ZIP file and showing the progress as it does. Once complete tap the "X" in the upper left corner.
  5. To access the new caches, tap the menu button in the upper left corner and select "Caches Offline." Under the filter tab make sure you have the group to which you added the caches enabled (which can include the check to the right of "Any Group"). The caches may be viewed either under the "List" or "Map" tab.

These instructions were developed using Geocaching with Geosphere version 3.1 on an iPhone 6 with iOS 9.3.1.

Visit the quick YouTube video created with version 3.1 to see this process in action.