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Use Street View in Google Maps

With Street View, explore world landmarks, see natural wonders, and step inside places such as museums, arenas, restaurants, or small businesses. You can use Street View in Google Maps, the Street View gallery, or the Street View app.

Discover where Street View is available.

Get to Street View in Google Maps

To get Street View photos, you can search for a place, drop a pin, tap on a place marker, or use the Street View layer.

Search for a place or drop a pin

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Search for a place or drop a pin on the map.
    • To drop a pin, touch and hold a place on the map.
  3. At the bottom, tap the place name or address.
  4. Scroll and select the photo labeled "Street View" or select the thumbnail with a Street View icon 360 photo.
  5. When you’re done, at the top left, tap Back Back.

Tap on a place marker

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Tap on a place marker.
  3. At the bottom, tap the place name or address.
  4. Scroll and select the photo labeled "Street View."
    • You can also select the thumbnail with a Street View icon 360 photo.
  5. When you’re done, at the top left, tap Back Back.

Use Street View Layer

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. At the top, tap Layers Layers and then Street View.
  3. Blue lines on the Map indicate Street View coverage. Tap on any blue line to enter Street View.

Share a Street View image

To share a Street View image, tap the screen. Then tap More More and then Share.

Explore Street View

  • To look around in Street View, drag your finger on the screen or tap the compass.
  • To move, tap the arrows or double-tap the image in the direction you want to go.
  • To see a wider view and change to landscape mode, turn your device sideways.
  • To zoom in, pinch open on the screen.
  • To zoom out, pinch closed on the screen.

Explore Split-Screen Street View

Switch from a full-screen Street View image, to a split-screen view that also displays a small map.

  • On the Street View image, at the bottom right, tap the Split-screen arrows . The split-screen view displays a small map at the bottom of the screen
    • To zoom in a map, pinch open on the screen. To zoom out, pinch closed on the screen.
    • If you select any named point of interest on the smaller map, the map re-centers immediately and new imagery loads for the best view of that place. 
    • If you tap any blue line on the smaller map, the map re-centers immediately.

Report a Street View issue

To report an image that should be censored or can be found offensive:
  1. Locate the image.
  2. Click More More and then Report a problem.
  3. Select the issue and click Submit.
  4. We'll review your report promptly.
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