Samsung Galaxy S6 How to save a map from Google Maps - Solved

Google Maps on the Samsung Galaxy S6 is a very useful app with which can you navigate while travelling. Unfortunately, Google Maps requires an active Internet connection, so you can view all details of the maps on the Samsung Galaxy S6. Luckily, there is a way to savemapsfor offline usage. This is especially handy if you go on holiday and want to save money by mobile data roaming.

We show you how to save on your Samsung Galaxy S6 aGoogle Mapsmapoffline for later:

Opens on the Samsung Galaxy S 6, the app "Google Maps". In this, there are now two ways to save a card offline:

  1. Save Google Maps via the Info Bar

Search within Google Maps an areawhere you want to back upa map offline on your Samsung Galaxy S6.Place and hold your finger on the display until a check mark appears. There an info bar at the bottom of the screen will be displayed, in which the marked place just appears. Wipe this info bar now simply upward so that it is displayed on the entire screen.

You can now open with the three-point icon in the upper right a mini-menu, in which then the entry “Save offline map" can be selected.

Now you can narrow down the area that you want to save and then start to download the mapwith the "Save" button. This map isthen available offline in Google Maps on the Samsung Galaxy S6.

  1. Entercommand in the Search of Google Maps

If you enter in the Google Maps search "OK ​​Maps", then you can directly begin to save the map offline. In general, this variation is faster.

You now know two methods in Google Maps on the Samsung Galaxy S6 to dave save a map offline.

The stored map is valid for 30 days and will be automatically deleted from your smartphone again, if this is not updated by you.

You've now seen two different methods on how to save a Google Maps map or an area offline on your phone.

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