Need a reliable up-to-date map app for China that shows everything in English/Pinyin/Chinese and can get you anywhere you need to go? Want to ride buses in China but can't read Chinese? Lost Laowai may be just for you!
Lost Laowai brings China's most popular map app used among Chinese people - known as AMap/AutoNavi/高德地图 - to people who have difficulties reading Chinese!
* Search in English, Pinyin, or Chinese as well as view all place names in these 3 forms.
* Get bilingual public transportation and walking directions to any place in China.
* Search for English/Pinyin-only addresses.
* Favorite locations and set Home/Work locations for getting directions quickly.
Many, many more awesome features are being developed! Please see our website for more information as well as download the User Guide:
If you have any questions, run into any problems, or just talk about ideas related to the map app, you are more than welcome to get in touch with us by emailing
We are looking for investment to turn this app into a profitable business! Please get in touch with us (above) and share with us your ideas for collaboration!
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.