Tricks to use Google Maps with one hand



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google maps It is undoubtedly one of the most used applications today, since it is possible to find different routes and paths in a very simple way, due to the app’s intuitive interface. However, if you want to use these tools while walking and can only use one hand, don’t worry, there is a way to do it.

Through some predetermined gestures, it is possible to continue using the app with one hand, especially if you want to zoom in or out on the map in case you want to see more details or have a more general view of a place.

Due to this, from MAG we share some indications and quick gestures that you can do with one hand to achieve some basic and necessary functions in Google Maps. Pay attention.

How to use the Google Maps app with one hand

If you’re on the street and you can’t use Google Maps on your phone with one hand, you can perform some quick gestures. Here we show you some of them:

  • Double tap and swipe to zoom in on a specific part of the Google Maps map.
  • If you double tap the screen with a single finger. With this you can enlarge the map in general, this to see the larger area.
  • Tap on the map with two fingers to achieve the opposite effect and zoom out on the map.
  • In the case of swiping the screen with two fingers, it is possible to change the inclination of the Google Maps map.
  • Make a gesture with two of your fingers on the screen to rotate the map of the application.

In this way, you can optimize your time and use the application more effectively in the event that you can only use one hand.


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