How To Save Google Maps For Offline Use On iOS And Android Devices
Posted: Jul 14 2015
If your mobile data allowance in running low or your going somewhere with poor signal and need directions, you can now download Google Maps to use offline. To start using Google Maps without needing an internet connection follow these steps:
1. Ensure you have the latest version of Google Maps.
2. Launch the app and search for the location you would like to save to use offline.
3. After Google Maps has loaded the location you searched for, you will see a name displayed along the bottom, tap on this name.
4. Now click on the three dot icon found in the top right corner and select save offline map.
5. You will then be required to confirm the area you want to save. Please make sure you pay attention of the size limit alert found across the top. If the map area is too large, it will not be saved and you will have to start again.
6. When your happy with the selected area, click on save and name the map.
7. To access the map, open the menu draw and select My Places. Go to the bottom of the page, where you will find all offline maps stored on your mobile device.
NOTE: Saved maps only remain on your mobile device for 30 days before they are automatically deleted by the app.