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How to create a map in Google Maps using My Maps, to save and share it for custom routes or directions

You can create a custom map in Google Maps, and edit directions or save and share it with others. Here's how to use My Maps with your Google account.
It's possible to avoid highways on Google Maps by checking a specific option when you search directions.

How to avoid highways on Google Maps for your directions on desktop or mobile

It's possible to avoid highways on Google Maps by checking a specific option when you search directions. Here's how to do it on desktop or mobile.
Don't get caught in this traffic.

Here’s what time you should travel if you want to avoid traffic on Thanksgiving, according to Google

Google Maps' traffic data from Thanksgiving 2018 showed that most Americans got on the road around 3 p.m., causing a huge spike in traffic.
By changing your settings, you can hide messages on your Galaxy S10.

How to share your location on a Samsung Galaxy S10 in 2 ways

You can share your location on a Samsung Galaxy S10 with anyone in your contacts list, indefinitely or for a set time, by using Google Maps.
Google users can opt-in to have their location data automatically deleted.

Google Maps will now let users share the locations of police speed traps, similar to apps like Waze

Google Maps is rolling out a new feature that will let users with any type of smartphone easily report the location of police speed traps.
You can get street view on Google Maps on your computer or phone to better navigate unfamiliar streets.

How to update Google Maps on your iPhone or Android phone, to get the latest features and security updates

You can update Google Maps on your iPhone or Android to get all of the latest features and security updates. Here's how to do it.

14 incredibly useful Google Maps features everyone should know about

From sharing your location to saving your favorite places, these Google Maps features will make planning trips a whole lot easier.
Google users can opt-in to have their location data automatically deleted.

Google just rolled out 3 new security features that let you limit what personal activity it tracks in apps like YouTube and Maps

The new features are part of a broader attempt to make privacy controls the same across Google's products and therefore easier to use.
You'll need to download Google Earth Pro to use its "back in time" features.

How to go ‘back in time’ in Google Earth using its historical imagery feature, and see locations many years in the past

You can use Google Earth's historical imagery tool to essentially go back in time, and see what different locations on Earth looked like years ago.
You can change your route on Google Maps in just a few easy steps.

How to change your route on Google Maps on desktop or mobile, to choose an alternate route or make your own

You can change your route on Google Maps to choose an alternate route or make your own route. Here's how to do it on desktop or mobile.