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Download maps

Sometimes, the very moment you need a map most is the moment you're least likely to have a data connection. Luckily, there's an easy way around this dilemma: you can download maps to your phone, so you can search for places, get directions, and find your way around, even when you're not connected.

To download maps

Some maps are too big to download over a cellular data network, so it's a good idea to make sure you're connected to a Wi-Fi network before you download any maps.

  1. In the App list, tap Settings Settings icon, flick left to Applications, and then tap Maps.

  2. Tap Download maps > Add Add icon, and then follow the instructions to find the maps you want to download.

    Note

    You can also get to this feature by opening Maps Maps icon, tapping More More icon, and then tapping Settings.

To update maps

If any updates are available for your downloaded maps, we'll let you know when you open the map. But you can also check manually, just to make sure everything is up to date.

  1. In the App list, tap Settings Settings icon, flick left to Applications, and then tap Maps.

  2. Tap Check for updates.

  3. If any updates are available, tap Install.

To delete maps

  1. In the App list, tap Settings Settings icon, flick left to Applications, and then tap Maps.

  2. Tap Download maps.

  3. Tap and hold the map you want to delete, tap Delete, and then tap Yes.

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