Check your speed

The addition of a speedometer in your navigation shows you how fast you're driving on the road. 

Important: Speedometers shown in the Google Maps app are for informational use only. Make sure to use your vehicles's speedometer to confirm your actual driving speed. 

Get Speed Limit alerts  

If the Speed Limits feature is available in your location, the speedometer in the app will let you know if you're driving too fast. The speed indicator will change colors if you go over the speed limit. 

Note: External factors may cause the Maps Speedometer to differ from your actual speed. 

Turn Speedometer on or off

  1. On your Android device, open the Google Maps Maps app.
  2. Tap your profile picture or initial Account Circle and then Settings and then Navigation settings
  3. Under "Driving options," turn on/off Speedometer

Tip: If the Speed Limits feature is available in your location, you can turn the speedometer on or off by tapping Speed Limit  Circle_speed_limit/Box_speed_limit during navigation. 

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