Use Google Maps on iPhone 6

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Search for Bike Friendly Routes

Hello, you are watching VisiHow. In this tutorial, we will show you how to search for bike friendly routes in Google Maps on your iPhone 6.

Steps

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    Turn your phone on by pressing the lock button on the right side of the phone, or the home button at the bottom of your phone
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    Swipe from left to right to unlock your phone
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    You may have another method of unlocking your phone.
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    Open Google Maps
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    Tap the current location icon on the right side of the screen, near the bottom, to center the map on your current location
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    Alternatively, tap the search field at the top of your screen, enter an address or other location and tap search to search for a location on the map
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    To view bike friendly routes near you, or near the location you have searched for on the map, tap the menu icon in the top left corner of your screen
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    The menu icon appears as 3 horizontal lines next to the search field.
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    Tap Biking to show bike friendly routes
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    A series of green lines will appear, designating bike friendly routes
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    A dotted green line represents a bike friendly road. A solid light green line represents dedicated bike lanes on the road. A solid dark green line represents a bike trail.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to search for bike friendly routes in Google Maps on your iPhone 6
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    If you have any questions, please post them in the comments section below. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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Search for Nearby Places

Hello, you are watching VisiHow. In this tutorial, we will show you how to search for nearby places in Google Maps on your iPhone 6.

Steps

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    Turn your phone on by pressing the power button on the right side of the phone, or the home button at the bottom of your phone
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    Swipe from left to right to unlock your phone
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    You may have another method of unlocking your phone.
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    Open Google Maps
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    The app will open to either your current location or your last search.
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    To search for nearby places, tap the menu icon in the top left corner of your screen, next to the search field
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    The menu icon appears as 3 horizontal lines.
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    Tap Explore nearby to display businesses or destinations in your area
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    Under Explore nearby, you will see your current area, or the area your previous search result is located in. In this example, the area is Charing Cross.
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    Results of the Explore Nearby search will be sorted based on the type of business or destination
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    For example, you may see top restaurants, quick bites, breakfast spots, etc.
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    Tap the time of day input field at the top of your screen to change the applicable time of day for the popular search results
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    For example, if it is currently evening, but you are planning tomorrow's breakfast restaurant, change this field to Morning and you will be presented with more appropriate search results for that time of day. The default for this field is the current time of day.
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    Scroll down in the list to find the type of destination you are looking for
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    Scroll left to right in the type of destination to view the search results under that category
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    The search result view will give you the destination's name, what they sell, and the average user rating
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    Tap a destination to view more details
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    You will be able to see details such as the location on the map, address, business hours, phone number, website, reviews, etc.
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    Swipe down from the top of the page to display the destination on the map
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to search for nearby places in Google Maps on your iPhone 6
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    If you have any questions, please post them in the comments section below. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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Search for Nearby Markets and Shops

Hello, you are watching VisiHow. In this tutorial, we will show you how to search for nearby utilities in Google Maps on your iPhone 6.

Steps

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    Turn your phone on by pressing the lock button on the right side of your phone, or the home button at the bottom of your phone
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    Swipe from left to right to unlock your phone
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    You may have another method of unlocking your phone.
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    Open Google Maps
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    The app will either open to your current location or your previous search result. In this example, we will use Trafalgar Square.
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    To find a nearby utility such as a supermarket or post office, tap the search field at the top of your screen
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    Tap the X to clear the field
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    Type what it is you are searching for in the search field
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    As you type, you will be given a list of suggested searches. If you see what you are searching for, you can tap it to search.
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    Results will be displayed in a list, and on the map as red icons
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    The results displayed will only be for the area you originally had displayed in the map when you initiated the search.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to search for nearby utilities in Google Maps on your iPhone 6
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    If you have any questions, please post them in the comments section below. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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Video: Use Google Maps on iPhone 6 Search for Nearby Markets and Shops

Search for Public Transport

Hi. You're watching VisiHow, and today I'm going to show you how to search for public transport on the Google Maps application on the iPhone 6.

Steps

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    To begin, unlock the phone by pressing the button on the right-hand side
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    Alternatively, press the "Home" button on at the bottom of the phone
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    Swipe across to enter a pass-code if you have that setup
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    You can also press your finger onto the "Home" button to use the fingerprint scanner if you have that option enabled
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    This will open the main screen
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    Find the Google Maps icon, which looks a bit like a miniature map. It contains all of the colors that are used in the application itself, including green to represent a park or field, yellow to represent a road, blue to represent a body of water, and red to represent the map pointer. Tap the icon once to open Google Maps.
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    It will take you to the last place you searched for, which is indicated by the red pointer, or your current location
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    To search for public transport, tap on the three horizontal lines at the top left corner of the screen
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    A menu will pop out from the left side of the screen
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    Tap on "Public Transit"
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    This will highlight the main forms of transportation across the city
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    This feature has the same colors as the London Underground map, which can be used to determine what each line color represents on the Google Maps application. This information can also be easily found by doing a search on Google.
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    To determine your closest train line, look for the line closest to your location
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    Although it does highlight the locations of bus stations, it is recommended that you stick to the tube map
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    Move the screen around to see the main transports out of the city and through surrounding areas
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    These routes are in different colors than the main in-city routes, which is a bit similar to Southern Rail or another train line service.
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    Some of the lines are doubled because two lines that particular underground run the same way and may branch off later
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    You're watching VisiHow, and I've just shown you how to search for public transport near your location on the Google Maps application on the iPhone 6
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    If you have any other questions or comments, please pop them into the section below. Thank you for watching. Take care. Goodbye.
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Video: Use Google Maps on iPhone 6 Search for Public Transport

Search for a Location

Hi. You're watching VisiHow, and today I'm going to show you how to search for a location on Google Maps on the iPhone 6.

Steps

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    Bring up the lock screen by pressing the power button on the right-hand side of the phone or the Home button at the bottom of the phone
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    Swipe across to enter a pass-code if you have one
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    Alternatively, if you have the option enabled, press your finger onto the Home button, which also acts as a fingerprint scanner
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    This brings up your Home screen.
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    Locate the Google Maps icon
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    The icon itself has several colors, and it looks a bit like a stylized version of a map in the application. It also has the Google G at the top left corner. Tap once to open the app. If you are connected to the internet, Google Maps will automatically determine your current location.
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    However, since we want to search, tap on the search bar at the top of the screen
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    Using the keyboard that has popped up from the bottom, enter a desired location.
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    As you begin to type, a list of popular locations will appear, and you may be able to find what you are looking for before you finish typing it
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    If your location appears in the list, simply tap it, and a map for that location will appear on the screen
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    The location itself is marked with a red pinpoint.
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    You can zoom in on the location by pinching and pushing your finger and thumb apart or zoom out by pulling them closer together
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    That is how to search for a location on Google Maps using the iPhone 6
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    Thank you for watching. Bye.
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