Launch Navigation

Launch Navigation (Beta) to start turn-by-turn GPS navigation to your destination.

Start Navigation

You can start Google Maps Navigation from one of the following:

  • Get directions screen:  After entering your start and end points and selecting your transportation method, touch the icon  to launch turn-by-turn guidance for the transportation method you selected (if available). Learn how to get directions.

  • Navigation app shortcut:  From your apps menu, touch the Navigation icon to open Navigation (beta) directly.

  • Home screen directions shortcut: Navigate to a specific destination using a custom Navigation shortcut on your device's home screen.