Google Maps for mobile availability & cost

Cost and data

Google does not charge you to use Google Maps. Because Google Maps uses your device’s data connection, your mobile service provider might charge you for your data usage.

Available regions

For a newer Android device and newer version of Google Maps (Version 9)

Google Maps for Android can be downloaded from Google Play.

Supported versions and devices

Google Maps for Android can be used on an Android mobile device or tablet running Android 4.1 and higher.

Availability

At this time, Google Maps for Android is available in more than 40+ countries and languages.

Data availability

Android Maps available regions

  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Ivory Coast / Cote d'Ivoire
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Kuwait
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Mongolia
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Republic of Congo
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
For an older Android device or older version of Google Maps (Version 6.14.5 or below)

Google Maps for Android is already installed on most Android phones and tablets. Updated versions of Google Maps may be available in Google Play between system updates. Search Google Play for "Google Maps" to get the latest version.

Supported versions and devices

Google Maps is supported on Android phones or tablets running Android 2.1+.

To check which version of Maps you're running:

  1. Open Maps to the Map view.
  2. Select Menu > More > Settings > About > Version.

To download the new Google Maps for mobile, You'll need a device running Android 4.0.3+. Devices running 4.0.2 and below can still use Google Maps for mobile 6.14.4. However, these devices typically don't have many of the hardware capabilities and APIs needed for the new Google Maps.

Availability

Some Google Maps features are only available in certain regions.

Maps availability

  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Ivory Coast / Cote d'Ivoire
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Kuwait
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Mongolia
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Republic of Congo
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Data availability

Data and cost

Google Maps for mobile requires an active data connection at all times. Before you download it, we recommend that you contact your mobile service provider to find out more about the data plans it offers. An unlimited data plan is strongly recommended as continuous Maps usage will use a lot of data.

Note: While Google Maps for mobile is unsupported for use with a WiFi (wireless network) connection alone, it may work for certain devices. We strongly encourage having a mobile data plan with your mobile service provider in order to use Google Maps on your phone.

For iPhone or iPad

Google Maps for iPhone can be downloaded in the Apple App Store.

Supported versions and devices

Google Maps for iOS requires at least iOS version 7 and can be used on the following devices:

  • iPhone 4 or higher
  • iPad 2nd generation or higher
  • iPod Touch 5

Availability

Some Google Maps features are only available in certain regions.

Data availability

iOS Maps available regions

  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cambodia
  • Canada
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Denmark
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Estonia
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gambia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • South Korea
  • Kuwait
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Mongolia
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela
  • Zimbabwe

Some Google Maps features are only available in certain regions.

Supported operating systems & browsers

Google Maps app for Android

There are a few Google Maps app versions available for different Android operating systems. See which app version is compatible to your device.

See which Google Maps version you're currently using.

Android OS version Latest compatible Google Maps version
Android 1.6 (Donut) 5.6.2
Android 2.0 - 2.1 (Eclair) 6.4
Android 2.2 (Froyo) 6.14.4
Android 2.3 - 2.3.7 (Gingerbread) 6.14.4
Android 3.1 - 3.2 (Honeycomb) 6.14.4
Android 4.0.2 (Ice Cream Sandwich) 6.14.4
Android 4.0.3 - 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) 8.4.1
Android 4.1 - 4.3 (Jelly Bean) 9
Android 4.4 (KitKat) 9

Upgrade Google Maps on your Android device.

Google Maps app for iPhone & iPad

Requires iOS 7.0 or above. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Google Maps for mobile browsers

Google Maps on your phone or tablet’s browser is supported on Google Chrome version 38 and Mobile Safari 7.1 and above.

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