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Using map functions in Google Maps

Want to use the map functions in Google Maps? It's easy, but remember you need to set up your tablet for internet, turn on GPS and install Google Maps before you can use this function.

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Find "Google Maps"

Tap Google Maps.

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Use Google Maps

The following steps describe how you:

Plan a route to a destination

Use zoom

Clear the map

Save a destination as a favourite

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Plan route to destination

Tap the route icon.

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Plan route to destination

Tap the required mode of transportation.

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Plan route to destination

To key in a point of departure:

Tap My location.

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Plan route to destination

Key in the required destination.

Results matching what you key in are displayed.

Tap the required destination.

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Plan route to destination

Tap Choose destination....

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Plan route to destination

Key in the required destination.

Results matching what you key in are displayed.

Tap the required destination.

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Plan route to destination

Tap the travel time at the bottom of the display to see directions.

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Plan route to destination

Tap the travel time at the top of the display to return to map view.

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Use zoom

Drag two fingers together or apart to zoom in or out.

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Clear map

Tap the clear map icon.

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Save destination as a favourite

Remember, you need a Google account. If you don't have a Google account, you can create one on www.google.com.

Tap Search.

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Save destination as a favourite

Remember, you need a Google account. If you don't have a Google account, you can create one on www.google.com.

Key in the required destination.

Results matching what you key in are displayed.

Tap the required destination.

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Save destination as a favourite

Remember, you need a Google account. If you don't have a Google account, you can create one on www.google.com.

Tap the field at the bottom of the display.

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Save destination as a favourite

Remember, you need a Google account. If you don't have a Google account, you can create one on www.google.com.

Tap Save.

Log on to Google if you're asked to do so.

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Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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