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Use map functions in Google Maps

Google Maps is a GPS application you can use to navigate from one location to another. You can change between list view and street view and you can use Google Maps to find companies. You can use Google Maps using an application on your phone. Follow these instructions to use Google Maps.
You need to set up your phone for internet to use this function. Click here for information on how to set up your phone for internet.

If you don't want to use the Google Maps application, you can use your phone's browser: open the browser and connect to

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Find "Maps"
Press All apps to access the main menu.
Press Maps.
Find destination
Press Search Maps and key in the required destination.
Results matching what you key in are displayed.
Press the required destination.
The selected destination is displayed as a point on the map.
You can also key in points of interest and contacts from the phone book.
Use map functions in Google Maps
Follow the steps below to use map functions in Google Maps.
Save favourite destination
Press the information field above the destination.
Press the favourite icon (a star) at the top of the display.
Press the Return key to return to map view.
Plan route to destination
Press the information field above the destination.
Press Directions.
Press the required mode of transportation.
Press Get directions.
To view the directions on a list:
Press the directions icon.
Use zoom
Press + or - to zoom in or out.
Clear map
Press the Menu key.
Press Clear Map.
Press the Home key to return to standby mode.
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