View your location and the map

See your current location on the map, and browse maps of different cities and countries.

Select Menu > Maps and My position.

position-gps.jpg indicates your current position, if available. When searching for your position, blinking-myposition.jpg blinks. If your position is not available, maps-position-grey.jpg indicates your last known position.

If accurate positioning is not available, a red halo around the positioning icon indicates the general area you might be in. In densely populated areas, the accuracy of the estimate increases, and the red halo is smaller than in lightly populated areas.

Browse the map

Drag the map with your finger. By default, the map is oriented north.

View your current or last known location

Select maps-myposition-icon.jpg.

Zoom in or out

Select + or -.

Tip: To zoom, you can also place two fingers on the map, and slide your fingers apart to zoom in or together to zoom out. Not all devices support this feature.

If you browse to an area not covered by the street maps that are stored on your device, and you have an active data connection, new street maps are automatically downloaded.

To prevent downloading new street maps automatically, in the main menu, select maps-tool-icon.jpg > Internet > Connection > Offline.

Map coverage varies by country and region.

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