Last Updated on May 8, 2018
Google’s native Google Maps app brought the latest update to calculate the distance between cities features called ‘’Measure distance’’. We all us using Google Maps to finding out the distance from our location to destination via public transport, via car, walking, etc., even though these directions on maps rarely show the fact distance between two cities and places like ‘’measure distance as the Crow Files.’’ But from now Google Maps has become a distance measurement app too to iPhone and iPad. Now you can easily measure an actual geographical distance between two or more than tow point on the Google Maps. For example, let’s we see to measure Distance between two points/ locations on Google maps iPhone.
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Before getting started to measure the mileage, you should check out your Google Map app is updated. To use this (measure distance) feature required Google’s navigation app version 4.36 or later. Otherwise, you can’t access the latest function on your iOS handset or on the tablet. So keep update your App and enjoy all time new feature.
To update your Google maps on iOS 10, iOS 11 or later- Open the App Store – tap on Updates tab – find Google Maps – tap on Update switch and wait a while until download update successfully.
Guide to Use Measure Distance Between Two Points Google Maps on iPhone
Step #1. Open the Google Maps on your iPhone or iPad from the home scren.
Step #2. Now touch and hold on anywhere on the Map to make a red pin.
Step #3. Tap the name of the place at the bottom of the screen.
Step #4. Next, scroll down the screen and select measure distance then move the map with your finger so crosshairs (black circle) is on the second point that you want to add.
Step #5. Now just tap on the blue Add point switch. Here you can see an example on my iPhone 7 plus Google Map distance between Washington to California – 3747Km.
Where can I see the distance between two locations on Google Maps?
See at Bottom–left on the Google Maps screen.
How to Remove the last Point in Measure Direct Distance on Google Maps on iPhone
To delete the last point you added that you could remove by tapping on Undo arrow see in the top-right corner next to the three dots.
Can I Remove all points in measure distance screen of Google Maps on iPhone, iPad?
Yes, you can delete all the points/ locations at once. Just tap the three dots appear at the top-right then Select Clear button.
Do you want to change distance unite form Km to Miles or Miles to Km on Google Maps?
To Change Distance units on Google Maps on iPhone, iPad
Tap on three horizontal lines (appear left side into the top search bar) to get Settings on Google Map – Tap Settings – tap on Distance unites – Choose automatic (only works when locations service turned On for Google Maps on your iPhone/ iPad) – select your desired length unit either KM or Miles. That’s it!
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Hopefully, you would like this feature to measure distance One place to another such as measure distance home to school, distance from home to office, the distance between two cities, the distance between two different countries towns and locations.
Note- The guide is useful for all iOS 9, iOS 10 and iOS 11 supported devices including iPhone 5S/SE, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 6S/6S Plus, iPhone 7/ 7 Plus, iPhone 8/8 Plus and iPads.