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How to use Google Maps offline on Android and iOS

When it comes to travelling some distance, Google Maps are very useful as it is one of the most reliable source of navigation. A good and stable internet connection makes the Google Maps function perfectly. However, in some country where steady internet connection is a problem, This may cause your map to stop working at the middle of no where. But, Google Maps has a solution for that as well. So, if you are preparing for a road trip or travelling to another city, then you can use the Google Maps offline feature offered by Google. The feature enables you to download the map of any area so that you use it without a working internet connection. So, here is the guide on how to use Google Maps offline on Android and iOS.
Google Maps offline on Android and iOS

How to use Google Maps offline On iPhone and iPad

Download a map to use offline on iPhone and iPad
Step 1: On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app.
Step 2: Make sure you’re connected to the Internet and signed in to Google Maps.
Step 3: Search for a place, like Lagos.
Step 4: At the bottom, tap the name or address of the place and then tap More.
Step 5: Select Download offline map.

How to use Google Maps offline On Android

Download a map to use offline on Android device
Step 1: On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app.
Step 2: Make sure you’re connected to the internet and signed in to Google Maps.
Step 3: Search for a place, like Abuja.
Step 4: At the bottom, tap the name or address of the place and then Download. If you searched for a place like a restaurant, tap More and then Download offline map.

After you have downloaded the map, use the Google Maps app just like you use to. If your Internet connection is slow or absent, Google Maps will use your offline maps to give you directions.

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