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How to use dark mode on Google Maps

Google has slowly been adding a dim mode to several of its Applications, such as YouTube and Google News. For quite some time, Google Maps has affirmed a”Night” mode, which turns out the navigation Interface dark. However, that feature is not able to be manually toggled. Today, however, we’ll Show You How You Can induce that setting to stay On all the time. Here’s how to force Google Maps dark mode on Android. How to force Google Maps dark mode on Android Open Google Maps Access Maps Settings Access Navigation Settings Scroll to “Map Display” and change Color Scheme setting To be clear, this tutorial will not tell you how you can add a dark mode into the Google Maps app in complete — that simply does not exist (for the time being ). Rather, Google has an option built into the program which lets you force the”night” mode to …

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How to Use Google Maps Offline

Google Maps is one of the most popular and reliable mapping/navigation services, but it’s not without its faults. One of the main complaints is that it works best with a solid data connection, something we don’t always have outside the city. Thankfully, it’s possible to take Google Maps offline, but this great feature is rendered useless without some proactive procedures. Getting ready to take that road trip or get yourself into a wild hike? Make sure to follow this tutorial so that you will be covered when off the grid. How Google Maps offline access works You will need to download the area of interest before being able to take advantage of Google Maps offline. This is what we mean when we say things must be done “proactively”. The map area must be downloaded before leaving the safety of your city’s strong connection. Thankfully, the area you can download is …

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Google Maps without an Internet connection

Lost in Nowhereland with no Internet connection as far as you can see? As always, Google Maps can help you find your way back, as long as you have an iOS or an Android device, even if you are offline. Google recently added a feature to Google Maps, which lets you save maps to your phone. If you ever plan on going somewhere where you will find yourself with no Internet connection (or incredibly high roaming fees), you should have an off-line map handy! It doesn’t matter if you are on Android or iOS, you can use Google Maps to find your way even if you have no Internet whatsoever. In case you don’t know, it’s really easy to download maps from Google Maps for offline use, and it should take you no longer than a minute of your time. However, there are some drawbacks, which I will come to later. …

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