Google Map Wifi Only Feature – Helping Limit Data Usage




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Google Map has changed a lot over a period of time,since the day Google has introduced its map  and till the date it has been a very reliable map tool. One can excess map on desktop and on phone as well we have an application for Google maps, that we can download from play store or app store. Google map provides us with so many functions like navigation, finding or searching nearby locations, our history location is also been showed by Google maps. So moving on Google maps also take care of your pocket as well; that means it has introduced an option to control your data usage with Google Map Wifi Only Feature.

So you need to have go Google maps application in your android phone to enjoy this feature.

Once you enable this feature, you will be able to access maps and navigation in your downloaded area or whenever you are connected to WIFI.

Google Map WiFi Only Feature

Google Map WiFi Only Feature

Google Map Wifi Only Feature – Reduced Internet pack consumption

So you must be curious to know how to save your data on maps and navigation!

We will show you the way to do it, let’s check the following:-

  • Tap the hamburger or menu icon at the top left corner of your mobile app.

GOOGLE MAPS WIFI ONLY FEATURE - HELPING LIMIT DATA USAGE

  • Scroll down to select settings.

GOOGLE MAPS WIFI ONLY FEATURE - HELPING LIMIT DATA USAGE

  • Once you open the settings you will find the WIFI only option in Google Map application.
Google Maps Wifi Only Feature - Helping Limit Data Usage

Google Maps Wifi Only Feature – Helping Limit Data Usage

  • Right beside the’ WIFI only ‘ option is a toggle switch given

  • Tap the toggle switch to enable the ‘WIFI only’ option.

So, this is how Google lets you save your data in your Google Map Application and save you from burning a hole in your pocket, and parallel to it Google maps also allows you to use your maps and navigations in your downloaded area. Know the list of Google Map features.

Note: I don’t find WiFi only feature available in iOS app, but can be found in Android Google Map application. If you find this feature in iOS app too, do let us know by commenting below, we will recheck and update the article.

So how much Google map helped you with this do let us know in the comment box provided below.

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