9 incredibly useful Google Maps features everyone should know about - Business Insider India

9 incredibly useful Google Maps features everyone should know about  Business Insider IndiaGoogle Maps can be very helpful for looking up directions ahead of time. But when doing so, be sure to change the time window to match the time during which.

9 incredibly useful Google Maps features everyone should know about - Business Insider India

If you're driving through a remote area, you might not always have access to reliable internet service. Fortunately, Google allows you to download maps of certain areas so that you can view them without a Wi-Fi or data connection.

To do so, start by searching for the area you'd like to download, like a neighborhood (i.e. Wicker Park in Chicago) or city (Toronto in Canada). Then, scroll down to the bottom of the screen where the "Directions" button is located and swipe over to press the "Download" button.

If you don't see this option, search for the area you'd like to download, press the icon that looks like three vertical lines stacked on top of one another to launch the menu, and choose "Offline maps." Then, select "Custom map."

Remember that offline maps are only able to provide driving directions, and traffic information will not be available.