Drive with Google Maps and its 3D version after its new update

Drive with Google Maps and its 3D version

Google Maps is the mobile browser par excellence. The Google app has all kinds of tools, such as you can locate family and friends in real time. And now, Drive with Google Maps and its 3D version after its new update.

Yes, it is true that we can find a few curiosities on Google Maps. But no one doubts that it is the best GPS navigator for mobile phones. And now that you will be able to drive around enjoying 3D buildings,

Google Maps now has 3D maps

How the immersive view of Google Maps works

In case you did not know, A few months ago Google announced a new option in its popular browser. Google Maps 3D view is a feature that allows you to see buildings in 3D. It relies on satellite images, aerial photos and elevation data to create a realistic representation of buildings. And the truth is that the results are impressive.

3D view is available in most cities around the world, including big cities like London, New York and Tokyo. But keep in mind that it does not work in all locations. In this way, if you do not live in a big city, you may not be able to use this new function since you will not see any changes.

In any case, and How does it work in navigation mode (without setting a destination route), We invite you to activate this function and go to large cities like Madrid or Barcelona and see how Google Maps 3D maps work.

  • To see the 3D view, open Google Maps and type the name of a city or place. Then, tap the globe icon in the bottom right corner of the screen.
  • Once you're in the globe view, tap the 3D icon at the bottom right of the screen. This will change the view to 3D.
  • Now you can move around the city and see buildings in 3D. You can zoom in and out to see more details. You can also rotate the view to see buildings from different angles.

Note that, If you're having trouble seeing buildings in 3D, try zooming in or changing the screen orientation. As you will see, it has a lot of play. And the best of all is that, after the latest Google Maps update, you can now drive with 3D maps.

A different way of using this GPS navigator to circulate in a much more intuitive way and in a futuristic environment that will surprise passengers. Furthermore, and as you will see later, we are facing a global update. This means that in principle you will only have to update the app, if you have not done so yet, to enjoy these 3D maps from Google Maps while driving and that give a different touch to the navigator.

So follow the tutorial that we leave you below and where we explain step by step the new function that allows you to drive with Googe Maps and its 3D version. It will take you a few seconds to activate it and it is well worth it.

Drive with Google Maps and its 3D version by updating the app

With Google Maps you can locate family and friends in real time

It is true that this function can consume a little more data, for the simple fact that Google Maps has to load more data. But it is a lesser evil in exchange for trying such an interesting function. Furthermore, always You can download the maps from the app to save data on your mobile.

Now, and after the latest Google Maps update, you can see 3D maps while driving. First of all, you must have the latest version of Google Maps on your phone. To do this, follow these steps:

  • Open "Google Play Store":
  • Go to the home screen of your Android device.
  • Tap the "Google Play Store" icon, which usually looks like a colored triangle.
  • At the top of the Play Store home screen, you'll find a search bar. Tap on it.
  • Type “Google Maps” in the search field and press “Search” or the magnifying glass icon.
  • You should see the “Google Maps” app in the list of results. Tap on it.
  • On the Google Maps page in the Play Store, if an update is available, you will see a button that says "Update." If you don't see and
  • If an update is available, tap the “Update” button to begin downloading and installing the latest version of Google Maps.
  • The Play Store will download and install the Google Maps update automatically. This process may take a few minutes depending on the speed of your Internet connection and the size of the update.
  • Once the update is complete, you can open Google Maps from your app list or from the home screen.

Google Maps

When you have updated the app, you will be able to enjoy this new mode, and drive with Google Maps and its 3D version to surprise your loved ones. To do this, you just have to follow these steps.

  • Open the Google Maps app
  • Click on the map type option
  • Under map type, select 3D

From now on, all Google Maps interface will be adapted for the new 3D maps. And you only need to mark a destination and start navigation to be able to circulate using Google Maps and its new 3D maps. Keep in mind that there will be times when you will have to zoom in to see everything in detail, a lesser evil in exchange for trying this curious novelty.

As you have seen, the process to activate the new function that allows drive on Google Maps with its new 3D maps It is very simple to follow. Note that it is compatible with Android, but it seems that the iOS version is not available at the moment. So if you have an iPhone, you will have to be patient since it will be available sooner rather than later. What are you waiting for to try this feature!

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