How to use Google Maps without wasting space

Google Maps is no stranger to anyone who travels without knowing the way. The following article will guide you to use Google Maps without 3G / 4G capacity.

When you need to move and you're not familiar with the road, Google Maps is a companion application that helps you on every road. Google Maps is one of the indispensable applications on any smartphone today. When using Google Maps as usual, we often need to turn on 3G / 4G network to use, this consumes a lot of space in your account. However, Google Maps has a very special feature that few users pay attention to using offline without using the network.

With this feature allows you to navigate everywhere without worrying about network capacity. To use this function, you need to download the map area in advance. With a designated map area, you download the following times, you just need to go straight to Google Maps application and find the way without consuming space.

To use this feature you do the following:

Step 1:

First connect wifi or 3G / 4G to the phone, then access the Google Maps application to use.

Step 2:

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Go to the options menu in the 3 dashes icon on the top left of the screen, then select 'Offline maps'> Select 'Custom map' (Custom map).

Step 3:

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In the custom map section, you can now zoom in or zoom out to places you need to move or use regularly.

At the bottom of the screen, the size of the map will be recorded when the version wants to download. After adjustment, select 'Download' (download), to download the map area for offline use.

After the download is complete, you can search the path as normal search when there is a network.
The drawback of this is that you can only search in the area you have saved on the map, if you have gone out of the saved area then you will no longer receive the correct instructions.
Ideally, save your offline map area a little wider and, if possible, save additional areas, areas that you will pass through.

Note: The downloaded offline map can be used within 29 days, after this time, the data will be automatically deleted and you must perform the download again.

Hopefully, the steps of using Google Maps without wasting space will help you use the map effectively.

Hope you are succesful.

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