Accessibility in Google Maps

On your computer, phone, or tablet, you can have your screen read to you. On your computer, you can explore the map with your keyboard by turning on accessibility features.

Use a screen reader

The Google Maps app works with iPhone and iPad accessibility features, including the VoiceOver screen reader. If you're not already using VoiceOver, visit the Apple support site for instructions.


  • To get map information, select “Around [city name].”
  • To find and navigate to places, use the search bar.

Find accessible transit

To learn whether a station or a scheduled departure offers wheelchair access, find the wheelchair accessible icon .

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