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Month: December 2015

Google Maps Tricks (5 awesome ones!)

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5 Google Maps Tricks You May Not Know

As a long-time Google Maps for Android user, I thought I knew most, if not all, the cool tricks to be had. Thanks to this article from Tech Insider, I’ve learned a few more!

Did you know that you can do these?

  1. Get Turn-by-turn Driving Directions Without Being Connected To The Internet!
  2. Use The App To Find The Cheapest Gas Along Your Route
  3. Find Coffee Shops, Restaurants, And More Along Your Route
  4. Use Voice Commands in Navigation Mode
  5. See Popular Times at Restaurants

1. Get Turn-by-turn Driving Directions Without Being Connected To The Internet!

Android users can get turn-by-turn driving directions without an internet connection. This can be great if you’re in another country and don’t want to get hit with expensive data overage fees.

To get offline maps, you must download an area ahead of time — it can be a city or even a country — when you have a WiFi connection.

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