Make Google Maps load faster

If Google Maps loads slowly, here are a few things you can try.

  • Restart your computer and browser: Often, Google Maps will load more quickly after you restart your computer or browser, like Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer.
  • Update your computer and browser: Make sure that your computer and browser meet the Maps system requirements
  • Install the latest version of DirectX on Windows: Installing the latest version of DirectX, a software that improves visuals on your computer, could help Maps load more quickly. To install DirectX, visit Microsoft support.

Learn more ways to use Google Maps.

Ask a Maps expert

If the things above didn't help, you can look for other solutions on our Google Maps Product Forum. If Google Maps continues to load slowly, send us feedback.

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