Getting directions

Getting directions

Get detailed directions to your destination. Google Maps can provide directions for travel by foot, public transportation, or car.
  1. While viewing a map, press MENU , and then tap Directions.
  2. Do any of the following:
    • Use your current location as the starting point, or enter a location from where to start in the first text box. Then enter your destination in the second text box.
    • Tap to select an address from your contacts or a point that you tap on a map.
  3. Choose how you want to get to your destination by tapping the car, public transit, bike, or walk button.
  4. Tap Get directions. The next screen displays the directions to your destination in a list.
    Note: If the place you’ve set as your destination has several locations available, choose which one to go to.
  5. Tap an item to view the directions on the map.
  6. Tap the arrow buttons on the map to follow the directions.

When you’re finished viewing or following the directions, press MENU and then tap Clear Map to reset the map. Your destination is automatically saved in the Google Maps history.

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