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Sony Xperia Z

Sony Xperia Z

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Use map functions in Google Maps

You can use the map functions in Google Maps to find a specific location on a map or to plan a route from one location to another. 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.

GPS also needs to be turned on. Click here for information on how to turn on GPS.

If you don't want to use Google Maps using an application on your phone, you can use your phone's browser: open the browser and connect to http://maps.google.com.

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Find "Maps"

Press the menu icon.

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Find "Maps"

Press Maps.

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Find destination

Press the search icon.
Key in the required destination.
Results matching what you key in are displayed.

You can also key in points of interest.
Step 4 of 19

Find destination

Press the required destination.

You can also key in points of interest.
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Plan route

The selected destination is displayed as a point on the map.

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Plan route

The information field, containing name or address of the destination, is displayed above the destination.

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Plan route

Press the information field above the destination.

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Plan route

Press Directions.

Step 9 of 19

Plan route

Press the required mode of transportation.

Step 10 of 19

Plan route

Press GET DIRECTIONS.

Step 11 of 19

Use Google Maps

Follow the steps below to use map functions in Google Maps.

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Save favourite destination

Press the information field above the destination.

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Save favourite destination

Press the favourite icon (a star) at the top of the display.

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Save favourite destination

Press the return icon to return to map view.

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Use zoom

Drag two fingers together or apart to zoom in or out.

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View current position

Press the current position icon.

Step 17 of 19

Clear map

Press the menu icon.

Step 18 of 19

Clear map

Press Clear Map.

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Exit

Press the home icon to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Maps"

Press the menu icon.
Press Maps.

2. Find destination

Press the search icon.
Key in the required destination.
Results matching what you key in are displayed.
You can also key in points of interest.
Press the required destination.
You can also key in points of interest.

3. Plan route

The selected destination is displayed as a point on the map.
The information field, containing name or address of the destination, is displayed above the destination.
Press the information field above the destination.
Press Directions.
Press the required mode of transportation.
Press GET DIRECTIONS.

4. Use Google Maps

Follow the steps below to use map functions in Google Maps.

5. 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 icon to return to map view.

6. Use zoom

Drag two fingers together or apart to zoom in or out.

7. View current position

Press the current position icon.

8. Clear map

Press the menu icon.
Press Clear Map.

9. Exit

Press the home icon to return to standby mode.

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