Originally Posted by HarryT
Brilliant - thanks, that was the problem. I had 6.3.0; upgrading to 6.9.0 has given me the "Offline" option. Very much appreciate the help - thanks!
YW. The upgrade happened last Friday, but slipped in under the radar because of all the talk about Nexus 7. Also, Google Earth for Android has been updated to 7.0.0 and added some new features: Tour Guide and 3D Imagery.