[Android Tips] Make Google Maps available offline

rikkkurdrikkkurd United statesPosts: 318 ✭✭

Google maps has now the option to make the map available without data connection. This is great when you are abroad or only use WiFi without a data plan, or just want to safe data for areas you navigate around often.

simply go to the settings menu in google maps,

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click on offline areas and download the map, it will automatically estimate the file size.

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The map will expire after a certain period, most often a month.

But if you need the storage space earlier you can simply delete the map.

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Comments

  • jtzmax7jtzmax7 Bridgeport, USAPosts: 1,145

    Thanks so much for this I had no idea! It's going to be nice now for when I leave for the cape in a week I don't have to destroy all my data. Thanks!!!!

  • rikkkurdrikkkurd United statesPosts: 318 ✭✭

    You are welcome that's why we are here!

  • hollaphollap United StatesPosts: 8,377 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    What's nice is they give you a warning when the map is about to expire, and you have the option to keep it.  This is a great tip, ​!

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