Google Map is the online mapping powerful tool which is loaded with tons of unknown surprise, just by connecting the GPS in your smartphone. It helps you to easily find the location of destination and get the right direction to the place you want to reach. you can even discover places in the any place of the world. Google Map helps you to avoid traffic when you’re driving and it will show the alternate path for it. But in this article, i have few things that you need to know if you are a Google Map user.
Google Maps Tips & Tricks you Should Try:
Guide You to the Location:
Best feature of the Google Map is being able to guide you to the destination place you want to go. Connect the “Get Directions” button and then enter your destination you want to reach. Use GPS in your smartphone, you may allow Google Maps to determine your current location with just a single right-click it will quickly pull down a list and you can select the location and get the view or route for the turn to turn direction of the accurate place you want to reach.
Save Maps and Access them from Offline:
If you note any important place you want to refer anytime or if you’re in another country and don’t want to get hit with expensive data overage fees that you want to remember for future reference, just save the location in Google. Search for your location on Google Maps and click “Save” on the business’s information card. Then when you want to access the location again, just look under “Your Places” in the Google Maps menu.
Locate the place in your city or in any other country, just tap the location you want to go when you have internet connection. Then tap what Google refers to as the Place Sheet at the bottom of the screen. Then, tap “download” on the right. You’ll then see a window that will show the area that it will download. That window is adjustable, but the bigger the area, the larger the file size. Now, you’ll be able to use Google Maps for driving directions and even search for addresses, when you don’t have a connection to the internet.
Launch Navigation Mode:
If you are driving in a car or a bike, you cant able to concentrate on searching the place in the map or in driving there is an alternative idea too. Just launch the navigation mode faster, hold down the blue transportation icon in the bottom left corner of the app.
Add your Home and Work Locations:
You can able to save the location of your home and work place, so that you can easily refer or send your location to your friends. This will make it easy for you to navigate by simply typing or saying “Take me home”. Google also uses these locations for weather and traffic information in Google Now. The process is so simple. Open Google Maps then Swipe in from the left and tap Settings. Go to Edit home or work and Simply tap to edit the addresses.
Drag ‘n’ Zoom:
It allows you to zoom in on a specific location of the map by drawing a box on the map with the cursor. Click on Drag ‘n’ Zoom button. Activate this feature to drag and draw a rectangle above the place where you want to zoom in. After clicking it, drag on the map with the help of mouse and make a rectangle. It’ll automatically zoom out.
Like the navigation mode, there is an another idea for who searching area while driving, You can give a voice controls or commands. It helps to find a new route around a diversion so you are in time for work, ask Google Maps for directions by tapping the microphone icon in the right corner of the search bar.