Visit places with Street View

Zoom in on streets around the world and see realistic images of buildings, cars, and other scenery on them.

First, find a street you want to see

You can find a street in Earth two ways:

Then, take a look around

You can navigate and rotate your view while in Street View mode.

Computers

There are several ways to change your view:

  • Double-click an area of the image with your mouse.
  • Hold down the left mouse key and drag the imagery to the right or left with your mouse. In some places, you can drag the imagery down to look skyward.
  • Use the right and left keyboard arrows.
  • Use the scroll wheel of your mouse.
  • In the upper right corner of the map, click the the + and - buttons on the compass or use the slider to zoom in and out.
  • Zoom in on a location until you see the the Pegman icon Pegman icon for Street View imagery in the upper right hand corner of the screen below the compass. Drag the icon to the place you want to explore.
Android

If you’re running Google Earth versions 7.1 and above, you can see Street View on your phone.

Check what version you’re running

  1. Open Google Earth.
  2. In the upper left corner of the screen, touch the menu icon Chrome menu.
  3. Touch Settings.
  4. Under “About,” you’ll see the version of Earth that you’re running

​See Street View imagery

  1. To zoom in on a location, place two fingers on the screen and move them apart or tap the screen twice with one finger.
  2. Once you’ve zoomed in enough, if Street View imagery is available in that place, you’ll see the Pegman icon Pegman icon for Street View imagery in the upper right corner of the screen below the compass.
  3. Touch and drag the Pegman icon Pegman icon for Street View imagery to a place on the map.
  4. Google Earth will show you Street View imagery in that place.
iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

If you’re running Google Earth versions 7.1 and above, you can see Street View on your phone.

Check what version you’re running

  1. Open Google Earth.
  2. In the upper left corner of the screen, touch the menu icon Chrome menu.
  3. Touch Settings.
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the screen.
  5. You’ll see the version of Google Earth you’re running right above the copyright info.

See Street View imagery

  1. To zoom in on a location, place two fingers on the screen and move them apart or tap the screen twice with one finger.
  2. Once you’ve zoomed in enough, if Street View imagery is available in that place, you’ll see the Pegman icon Pegman icon for Street View imagery in the upper right hand corner of the screen below the compass.
  3. Touch and drag the Pegman icon Pegman icon for Street View imagery to a place on the map.
  4. Google Earth will show you Street View imagery in that place.

Exit Street View

To exit Street View, go to the upper right corner of the map, then click Exit Street View.