How to use Google Maps offline

How to use Google Maps offline


Whether you’re stepping off a plane into a new country or out of a train to meet a friend living in a city you never visited before, you will need a reliable, accurate map that leads you where you want to go fast and easy.


Google Maps is one of the best service of GPS/mapping for Android. Constantly updated in terms of design and functionalities, the application made by Google can do almost everything. One of the most interesting features is the ability to save maps for later use even if you don’t have an Internet connection. Very useful but not necessarily easy to notice. This video by Andrew Darling will tell you everything.

In this tutorial video about Google Maps, you’ll see how:
  • Save a Google Maps map for offline use
  • Navigate maps in offline mode

Keep in mind that the “offline” feature in Google Maps has plenty of limitations, for example, you can’t search for a place in offline mode, nor can you use point-to-point directions.