How To Use Google Maps Offline For Navigation iPhone
Google is a tech giant, as we all know. This tech giant has captured the internet with a storm and has taken almost all over the internet. There are people who think that Google is the internet! That’s weird, right? But that’s the fact. The most famous search engine is Google. The mostly used email providing services are Google mail. A person has so many email IDs, right? The apps that cover 80% of the internet is Google apps like Google AdSense, a part of Google that handles the advertisement sector; Google Trends, that checks the keywords according to the area; Google Analytics, that is done for a website for analyzing its position and much more. Google also has its social media platform named Google plus and it has also come up with its video calling app Google Duo. There is one more app that people use extensively and that is Google Maps.
Google Maps is one of the best apps present that we use for navigation. When we are using Google Maps with mobile data connection, this can lead up to the racking of a high data usage within short span of time. Thankfully, Google Maps for iOS has a feature which lets the user to download the entire map region for later offline use and with this, the mobile data used will be less and saved. This feature is very useful in the areas where there is a problem like slow internet connection or there is a trouble in getting online. First of all, you have to download a map for using it offline. This can be done by following the given steps:
- Open Google Maps app on your iPhone or Tablet.
- Now, be sure of two things which are: that you are connected to the internet and second, you are signed into Google Maps.
- After you are sure that you are signed in, search for a place where you want to go.
- In the bottom, you just have to tap the name or exact address of the place where you want to go.
- After you have got the navigation, simply click Download offline map.
After the map has been downloaded, you can use the Google Maps app normally like you would. If there is a problem in internet connection like slow internet or absence of internet, Google Maps will automatically use the offline maps for giving you the directions. Now, you can get the directions and see all the routes, you can use navigation and also search for the locations where you want to go.
There is one thing that you need to know and that is you will be getting driving directions only in offline Google Maps app. You will not get transit, walking or bicycling directions. In the directions for driving, there will be no information present related to the traffic, Guidance’s or different lanes or alternate routes for the traffic ridden route. With all these things, you cannot modify the routes also like avoiding ferries or tolls. But all these things are not so important because you will definitely need guidance for getting to a destination, especially when there can be a problem in the internet connection and you will definitely not want to face that problem, right? So, all the best while you are using one of the best apps for navigation and congratulations on saving mobile data usage with the help of offline Google Maps app.