How to download the map of any city in the world with Google Maps

Google Maps has become an essential tool for millions of people when it comes to locating an addressespecially if they are in an unfamiliar city.

Something that is often thought is that in order to use the application it is essential to have Internet, so that the system can load aspects such as streets, addresses and points of interest. However, in reality it is not necessary to have an Internet connection to be able to use Google Maps at any time.

This is because the app of Google has an offline mode that allows users to download city maps so that later the person can access them no matter if your device has internet or not.

“If you plan to go to a place where the Internet connection is slow, the mobile data plan is expensive or it is not possible to connect, you can save an area of ​​Google Maps on your phone or tablet to be able to use it offline,” they explain from Google.

Here we will explain step by step how you can make use of this functionality if you travel and need to save a map to be able to view it later:

1. The first step to download any map from Google Maps is enter the application from the device being used, which can be both a mobile phone and a tablet. It is necessary to clarify that said device must have an internet connection in order to download the file.

2. Later the user must use the application search engine and enter the name of the city whose map you want to download. Once you select the corresponding option, you must slide the screen up and press the button shaped like three vertical dots located at the top right of the screen.

3.After doing this an option will appear called ?Download offline map?which, when pressed, will store all the information associated with that city in the device.

It must be taken into account that the time it takes to complete this process will depend directly on the speed of your Internet connection Of the device.

“Once the area is downloaded, use the Google Maps app as you normally would. If your internet connection is slow or unavailable, your offline maps will guide you to your destination, as long as the entire route is within the offline map.

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