See places close-up with Street View

To look at places from the ground level, you can use Street View. Zoom in to see buildings, landmarks, bridges, and more as if you're there.

Note: Street View images aren’t available everywhere. See where Street View is available.

Open Street View

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Earth app Google Earth.
  2. Tap on a place, or search for a location.
  3. You'll see a Knowledge Card with information about the place. To hide the card, tap Clear Clear.
  4. Zoom in to see the area in more detail.
  5. On the bottom left of the screen, tap Pegman Pegman.
  6. Tap on a highlighted area.
    • The circles or areas colored blue can be seen in Street View.
    • The circles colored orange let you see inside a building.

Move around

  1. To change your view, tap and drag the screen.
  2. To return to a north-facing view, on the bottom left, tap the compass.
  3. If you can move to a new area, large white arrows appear onscreen. Tap an arrow to move in that direction.

Zoom in or out

Pinch the screen with two fingers. To zoom with one finger, double tap and hold, then slide your finger up or down.

Ask to remove or blur Street View images

  1. Within Street View, tap More More and then Report a problem
  2. Fill out the form and press Submit.

Learn more about Street View privacy policies

Exit Street View

In the top left, tap Back Back.

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