Rotate, zoom, tilt, and change text size

To see more details on the map, zoom in or out. On your mobile device, you can use gestures like rotate, tilt, and zoom to quickly move through the Google Maps app.

Change text size

To make the text bigger or smaller, follow the steps below.

  1. Open Google Maps.
  2. Press the following keys:
  • Mac
    • Make text bigger: command + +.
    • Make text smaller: command + -.
  • Windows
    • Make text bigger: CTRL + +.
    • Make text smaller: CTRL + -.

Zoom in and out of the map

There are a few ways to zoom in and out:

  • In the bottom right, click + or -.
  • Scroll using your mouse or pinch using your trackpad.
  • Double click using your mouse or trackpad.
  • To zoom faster, hold down the control (Mac) or CTRL (Windows) key as you zoom in and out with your mouse.

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