See traffic near you

On your iPhone or iPad, you can get real-time traffic information in the Today view without opening the Google Maps app. When you add the Google Traffic widget, you'll see:

  • Traffic information and delays in your area
  • Crashes, construction, or road closures nearby

Get traffic information in the Today view

Note: This feature is available on your iPhone (iOS 9 and up) or iPad (iOS 10). The instructions below are for iOS 10.

  1. On the lock screen of your iPhone or iPad, swipe left to right until you see a list of widgets.
    Swipe right
  2. Scroll to the bottom and tap Edit.
    Swipe up Tap edit
  3. Tap Add Add "Google Traffic" Google Maps.
    Add widget
  4. Tap Done. You should see nearby traffic information in the Today view.
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