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Customize your navigation screen

You can change parts of Google Maps and choose what you find when you get directions.

Choose a vehicle icon

When you get directions, you can change the blue arrow to a car or other vehicle. You can switch back to the arrow at any time.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Start navigation. Learn how to navigate to a place.
  3. Tap the blue arrow, or the vehicle if you already changed it.
  4. Tap the icon you want to use.
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