Using Google Maps on an Android 8.0 Device

Android 8.0    |    Beginner
  • 8 videos | 43m 24s
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Who doesn't love Google Maps? This course shows you how to use Google Maps with your Android 8 device. Discover how to display maps, information and photos from around the world. Next, get directions, search for a destination, input an address, and create an itinerary. Learn how to access more detailed mapping information and input the transportation mode, whether it's car, bicycle, public or foot; and adjust the travel route. You'll also learn useful tips, such as how to save and label locations with mini pins. Explore almost continuous pictures of streets and public places with the Street View and the 360 gallery. Download a map for off-line use. Conclude by learning how to manage notifications, voice directions and navigation settings.


  • display a map in Google Maps on your Android device
    modify a map's display settings on your Android device
    prepare an itinerary on your Android device
    use different modes of transport on your Android device
  • save places on your Android device
    use the Street View function on your Android device
    use Maps offline on your Android device
    configure the Maps application on your Android device


  • 7m 6s
    The Google Maps application available on your Android 8 device allows you to have access to maps, information, and photos about different places all around the world. In this video, you'll see how to navigate the app's interface and search for a destination. FREE ACCESS
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    While using the Maps application on your Android 8 device, you may need to find more information out about a specific route. The layers option in the application will allow you to see more information about the traffic density or landscape for the routes you want to take. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Preparing an itinerary in Android 8.0
    4m 52s
    If you need to know how to get somewhere from your current location you can use the Maps application to search for directions and create your route or itinerary. in this video, you'll also see how to modify your route by adding stops to your original route. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Using different modes of transport in Android 8.0
    5m 25s
    The Google Maps application offers you different modes of transport to access your destination such as bicycle, car, public transport or getting there on foot. In this video, you'll see how to choose your mode of transport and how to start the navigation for your route on your Android 8 device. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Saving places in Android 8.0
    6m 41s
    Saving the different places you've visited or would like to visit is an easy way of accessing their directions and finding them on your maps, thanks to the mini-pins. You can also label places, such as your home or work address to be able to access those routes much faster. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Using the Street View function in Android 8.0
    4m 33s
    The Street View feature available in Google Maps is a great way to explore different places around the world, such as landmarks and famous buildings. Or you can use it as a way of exploring the streets and roads of the route you want to take or a route you're on. You can also see the 360 degrees photos taken in the Street View Gallery as another way of visiting places around the world. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Using Maps offline in Android 8.0
    4m 38s
    The Google Maps application allows you to download maps to your device so you can use them with the offline mode. Using the offline mode means you can still use your map and find your way even if you don't have an internet connection. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Configuring the Maps application in Android 8.0
    6m 2s
    The Google Maps settings will allow you to personalize the application by managing your map, timeline and app history. You can also choose to receive notifications about nearby traffic or departures for nearby stations. Managing the navigation settings will let you choose the distance units for your maps and the voice language and volume when using voice directions. FREE ACCESS


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