APPS & FEATURES
Viewing maps
APPS & FEATURES

Viewing maps

In Locations, press MENU, and then tap Map.
Tap to switch between 2D and 3D views.
Point of interest. Tap to see details, call, get directions, or share.
Your current location.
Tap to use or not use the compass.
Tap the screen to show the zoom buttons and My location button.

Using the compass

Should I turn left or right? By using the compass, the map adjusts depending on where you’re facing so you know where to go.

Moving around the map

Swipe your finger on the screen to view other areas of the map.

Zooming in or out of a map

Do one of the following:
  • Spread your thumb and index finger across the map to zoom in.
  • Pinch your thumb and index finger on the map to zoom out.
  • Double-tap a location on the map to zoom in to that location.

Choosing which places of interest to show on the map

  1. While viewing a map, press MENU, and then tap View.
  2. Choose the points of interest you want or don’t want to see when you’re viewing a map.
    Tip: You can also choose to show or not show footprints and 3D buildings on the map.
  3. Tap Done.

Pinning a location on the map

Pin a favorite location on the map and add it as a footprint, get directions to it, or share it with friends. Sharing is a great way to let your friends know about that little place you found that has the best sandwiches in town.
  1. While viewing a map, press and hold an area on the map that you want to pin.
  2. Tap and then choose if you want to add the location as a footprint, get directions to it, or share it.
Tip: To remove all the pins on the map, while viewing a map, press MENU, and then tap More > Clear pin.

Changing the language of street names and places of interest

  1. From the Home screen, tap > Locations.
  2. On the Nearby tab, press MENU, and then tap Settings > Map language.
  3. Choose one of the following.
    Use native map language Use this if you want to use the local language of the map. For example, if you are looking at a map of Japan, it will use Japanese characters.
    Use language that fits best Use this if you want to use the language of your phone. This may not be available for all maps.
 
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