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Using Google Maps on my tablet

Want to use Google Maps? It's easy, but remember you need to set up your tablet for internet and turn on GPS 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:

Find a destination

Use zoom

Save a destination as a favourite

Plan a route to a destination

Start GPS navigation

Exit GPS navigation

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Find destination

You can also key in contacts from the address book.

Tap Search.

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Find destination

You can also key in contacts from the address book.

Key in the required destination.

Results matching what you key in are displayed.

Tap the required destination.

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Use zoom

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

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Save location 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 destination.

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Save location 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 star until the destination has been saved as a favourite.

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Plan route to destination

You can choose to avoid certain road types. Tap Route options. Follow the instructions on the display to select settings for route planning.

Tap the travel information.

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Plan route to destination

You can choose to avoid certain road types. Tap Route options. Follow the instructions on the display to select settings for route planning.

Tap the required mode of transportation.

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Plan route to destination

You can choose to avoid certain road types. Tap Route options. Follow the instructions on the display to select settings for route planning.

Tap the required route.

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Start GPS navigation

Tap Start.

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Start GPS navigation

The navigation window with information about your route is displayed.

The travel information at the bottom of the display shows your travel time, estimated time of arrival and distance to destination.

Follow the verbal instructions or the instructions on the display to go to the selected destination.

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End navigation

Tap the end icon.

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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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