Always show the scale bar
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 the Menu .
- Tap Settings Show scale on map.
- Choose When zooming in and out or Always.