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Using google maps on moto-g

It uses mobile data (not phone service).

You can download maps to your phone and navigate without using data. [Source]

  1. Make sure you're connected to the Internet and signed in to your Google account.
  2. Open the Google Maps app maps.
  3. Search for a place, like "San Francisco."
  4. At the bottom, touch the bar that has the name of the place you searched.
  5. In the upper right, touch the menu three vertical dots.
  6. To save the map, select Save offline map. And follow the directions on the screen.
  7. To view your offline map, see the directions for viewing your saved maps below.

Note: The biggest size for an offline map is 50km x 50km. If you try to save an area bigger than that, you'll be asked to zoom in to a smaller area.


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