I shared a map on Maps Engine with anybody to edit. However, when I open the link without signing in to my Google account, I am not able to edit the map. Is it possible to collaborate without requiring signin?

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  • I pretty sure you can do that, but I’m not going to put it as answer, as I can’t find any solid information regarding the matter.
    – Alex
    Commented Dec 11, 2014 at 13:57
  • The strange thing, is that I found that on the page, but I'm sure you cannot edit the map with the link above.
    – pihentagy
    Commented Dec 11, 2014 at 15:31

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I found that I was having issues sharing maps too for a while. I found that the solution to this was to share the map from the page where you were editing it (and not from your drive), as for some reason you get slightly different URLs.

You should also select the option for people to be able to "Can edit" from the drop down menu.

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