Make Google Maps load faster

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

  • Restart your computer and browser: Google Maps will often load more quickly after you restart your computer or browser (such as 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, then 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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