On your mobile device, you can see the scale bar all the time or only when zooming in and out.
Note: If you're using Google Maps on your computer, you can't change the scale bar visibility. It will always appear at the bottom right of the screen.
To see the scale bar:
- On your mobile device, open the Google Maps app .
- Tap Account Circle .
- Tap Settings Scales.
- Choose While zooming or Always.