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    Google Maps™ and navigation

    Use Google Maps™ to track your current location, view real-time traffic situations and receive detailed directions to your destination.

    When you view a map, you use data traffic to get an Internet connection, and data is transferred to your device. So it's a good idea to save a map and make it available offline before you take a trip. This way, you can avoid high roaming costs.


    The Google Maps™ application requires the use of an Internet connection when used online. You may incur data connection charges when you connect to the Internet from your device. Contact your network operator for more information. The Google Maps™ application may not be available in every market, country or region.

    Scr sony google maps
    1 Enter an address or name to search for a location, for example, a restaurant’s name or address.
    2 Select a transportation mode and get directions to your destination.
    3 View your account profile.
    4 Location mark – shows a searched location on the map.
    5 Show your current location.
    6 View help and options.

    To show your location on the map

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Maps, then tap Icn sony google maps my location.

    To search for a location

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Maps.
    3. In the search field, enter the name of the location you want to find.
    4. Tap the Enter key on the keyboard to start the search, or select a suggested location from the list. If the search is successful, the location is indicated by Icn sony google maps search result on the map.

    To get directions

    1. While viewing a map, tap Icn sony google maps direction.
    2. Select a transportation mode, then enter your starting point and your destination. The recommended routes appear in a list.
    3. Tap an option from the list of recommended routes to view the directions on a map.

    To make a map available offline

    1. While viewing a map, tap the search field.
    2. Scroll to the bottom and tap Make this map area available offline. The area shown on the map gets saved to your device.

    To learn more about Google Maps™

    • When you use Google Maps™, tap Icn sony google maps option menu , then tap Help.
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