Zap-Map app – iOS and Android


The Zap-Map app enables EV drivers to locate and navigate to charging points across the UK. With over 4,500 locations, 7,000 devices and 13,000 connectors mapped, Zap-Map shows charge points from both the major networks and smaller providers across the UK. Free to download, the Zap-Map app is essential tool for EV drivers around the Republic of Ireland and the UK.

Download the iOS app (3.0) from the Apple App store and the Android app (3.0.3) from Google Play.



– Zap-Map 3.0 incorporates a major platform restructure to extend feature set and increase charge point loading time via faster APIs.
– GeniePoint and Source London added as a new dynamic network partners
– Coverage now includes the Republic of Ireland, as well as whole of UK
– Community area enhanced with new filters, cafe area and improved reply functionality
– Account section redesigned with editable display name, avatar, EV model and contact preferences
– New location type filter
– And many other small improvements…


UK-wide charging point map
The Zap-Map App offers a UK-wide charging point map currently showing over 4,500 charging locations and over 12,000 connectors. Clicking on search icon (fig 1.1), gives users the option to search UK charge points by postcode or location. In addition to the map view, there is also a list view, accessible from the navigation bar.

Use filters to identify suitable charge points
Zap-Map App users can filter map results by any combination of charge point type (slow, fast, rapid AC and rapid DC), connectors, location type, payment and access type. To do this users simply click on the filter icon on map or list. Default is all chargers; select options to filter then click Apply button.

Fig 1.1

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View charge point info including dynamic network status data on Zap-Map
Dynamic network data is available for the POLAR, GeniePoint and Source London networks, other networks to follow in 2017. Pulsing blue marker (iOS) or blue outline (Android) indicate charge device in use.

Other charge point information is accessible from both the map and the list. This includes the charging location’s full name and address, number and type of devices/connectors, network operator, access and parking costs, contact details and database licensing. Comments and photos can be accessed by clicking the Zap-Chat bubble.

Fig 2.1

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Update charge points using Zap-Chat community feature
Users can log a successful charge, update charge point status, indicate the location is ICEd, add photos and last mile info for other EV drivers. This complements, where available, the dynamic live data. Users must be registered to post, but Zap-Chats can be seen by all. To add a Zap-Chat users simply click the bubble on the charge point info box, on the bottom nav or main menu. Users can also add general chat or question to the cafe area.

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– Map showing 4,500+ electric car charging locations, 7,000+ devices and 13,000+ connectors across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Updated regularly through dynamic network data feeds, Zap-Chat community layer and desk research.
– Dynamic network status is available for points on the POLAR, GeniePoint and Source London networks with more networks being added shortly. Status updates now show both network dynamic status (in blue) plus the latest updates on the charge point from Zap-Map users or network bots.
– Community feature “Zap-Chat” allows you to add successful charge, update charge point status, report ICEd, add photos/comments and “last mile” info for the benefit of the EV community. Zap-Chat now also has a “cafe” area where you can ask questions or chat with other Zap-Map users.
– List view of the above, including the charge point’s distance from your current or chosen location.
– Advanced filters enabling filtering by any combination of connectors, speed, network, location type and access.
– Charge point info on all points including status (network or Zap-Map user), network, location, charging power, connector type, pricing, access and contact details
– Favourites facility allowing you to view your favourites on the map or a list on any device. Use the favourites filter on Zap-Chat to see any new comments/status changes on your favourite points.
– Account section allows you to edit avatar, display name, EV model and contact preferences
– Channel to add a public point, add a ‘pop-up’ charger, share your home point or suggest a new charger location.
– Navigation to a chosen charge point using native navigation app (via Google Maps)

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