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Using map functions in Google Maps

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

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Find "Maps"

Tap Apps.

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Find "Maps"

Tap Maps.

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Use map functions in 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

Clear the map

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Find destination

Tap the search icon.

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Find destination

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 preferred location

Tap the field above the destination.

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Save preferred location

Tap the favourite icon.

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Plan route to destination

Tap Directions.

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Plan route to destination

Tap the required mode of transportation.

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Plan route to destination

Tap GET DIRECTIONS.

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Clear map

Tap the Menu key.

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Clear map

Tap Clear Map.

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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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