Zoom In and Out of Google Maps on HTC One M8 With Two Fingers

Edited by Thor, Sluderml, Eng, Ash0hley

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Method 1: With One Finger

Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to use one finger to zoom in and out of the map on the Google Maps application on an HTC One M8.


Steps

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    To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the Power button located on the side of the phone
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    Once the phone has been activated, we will the lock screen
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    To unlock the phone, swipe the screen upwards.
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    Now that the phone has been unlocked, we will see the home screen and at the bottom, we will see the icons here
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    It is in this area, we now need to focus because we need to open up the applications folder.
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    To do that, we need this icon located here at the bottom of the home screen in the middle
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    We can see that there is a grid of white dots. This is the icon for the applications folder. Press down on it and the application folder will open.
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    We now need to find the Maps application
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    It is located here at the top of the screen. We can see there is an icon of a map and inside there is a red pin. Underneath, it says the word "Maps".
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    Press down on this icon and it will open up our Maps application
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    In this video, we're learning how we can quickly use one finger to zoom in and out of the map.
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    We're going to tap on the screen
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    We're going tap it twice. Then, we're going to hold our finger down. Let's do that now. We're going to tap once, then twice, and hold the finger down. We have to do it quite quickly. Now that we've done that, keep holding down.
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    If we pull our finger down, we can see we're going to zoom in
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    We're zooming in and in.
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    If we pull our finger up, we can see that we're zooming out
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    Let go and that's where the map will stay
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    Let's try that one more time
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    We're going to tap once, tap twice and then hold the finger down. Pull the finger down to zoom in and pull the finger up to zoom out. We can use this technique all the time when we're using this Maps application. It's applicable for all situations.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to use one finger to zoom in and out of the map in the Google Maps application on an HTC One M8
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    If you have any questions or comments about this video or about the process that you have seen in this video, then please leave them in the "Comments" section below and I shall answer them for you.
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Video: Zoom In and Out of Google Maps on HTC One M8 With One Finger

Method 2: With Two Fingers

Hello, and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to use two fingers to zoom in and out of the map, in the Google Maps application, on an HTC One M8.

Steps

  1. 1
    To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the Power button, located on top of the phone
    .
    Once the phone has been activated, we'll see the lock screen.
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  2. 2
    To unlock the phone, press down on the screen and swipe up
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    Once the phone has been unlocked, we'll see the home screen. At the bottom, there will be icons.
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    It's one of these icons that we now need, to open up the Applications folder
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    To do that, we need this icon at the bottom of the home screen, in the middle. It looks like a grid, made up of white dots. Press down on this icon to open up our "Apps" folder.
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    In this folder, we need to find the Maps application
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    It is located here, at the top of the screen. It's an icon of a map with a red pin inside. Underneath, it says the word "Maps". Press down on this icon to open up our Maps application. In this video, we are going to learn how to zoom in and out of the map using two fingers. We can use this technique at any time. It doesn't matter what map we are using.
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    All we have to do is take any two fingers, press them down on the screen, and pinch in or out to change the zoom
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    When we pinch in, it will zoom out
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    When we pinch out, it will zoom in
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    It's a very simple technique that we should have no problem mastering. This is how we can zoom in and out using two fingers.
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    This then, concludes our tutorial on how to use two fingers to zoom in and out of the map on the Google Maps application on the HTC One M8
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    If you have any questions or comments about this video, or about the process you've seen in this video, then please leave them in the "Comments" section below, and we shall answer them for you.
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Video: Zoom In and Out of Google Maps on HTC One M8 With Two Fingers

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