July 29, 2013

How to use Google Maps Without Internet or Wifi

Are you having issues while you are on vacations and lost somewhere and can't find the way?

Don't panic!!!

Now there is a free solution with Google Maps. If you are traveling with any smartphone, you might have already used the popular Google Maps App just for testing purpose. The new maps powered by Google, however, can also be displayed without internet connection or wifi.



In order to use Google Maps without internet connection you just need to follow a very simple process. When you choose a certain path and its displayed on the screen of your smartphone, after that simply type "Ok Maps" or "Okay Maps" on the internal search engine App. Having done so, Google Maps will start using the chosen route, then let you know that "The Map on the Screen (Cached Images).

"In this way we can see the map even when we are not charged any amount, obviously some features will not be usable.


The map is stored in the cache you can zoom, but Google has limited the possibilities for saving certain routes. This option is not predetermined, but just try to create different maps to see what the limits of the map to be stored to be recalled without internet connection or wifi near you.

This feature is active for the popular Google Maps on both devices using the Android operating system, as well as those that use iOS. The amount of maps that can be saved depends on the space available on your phone, while after 14 days without an internet connection the stored maps will be deleted automatically.


Download an area to use offline
  1. On your phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app (it works on both iOS and Android Devices) .
  2. Make sure you're connected to the Internet and signed into Google Maps.
  3. Search for a place, like San Francisco.
  4. At the bottom, tap the bar that has the name of the place you searched. ...
  5. Select Download.
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