Google Maps Tips and tricks

Popular tip: use Google Maps offline

Get driving directions to use later, when you’re not on the Internet:

  1. Open the Google Maps app maps.
  2. Make sure you're connected to the Internet and signed in to Google Maps.
  3. Search for a place, like San Francisco.
  4. At the bottom, touch the bar that has the name of the place you searched.
  5. Select Download.
  6. The next time you’re offline, you’ll be able to search for places you’ve saved, see them on the map, and get driving directions.

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