Google Maps

Google Maps for Android is a popular mobile mapping application that provides location service and navigation around the world.


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Developer: Google Inc.

Category: Travel

Latest version: 5.0.0

Total versions: 14

Submitted: 12 Jan 2010

Updated: 16 Nov 2010


Download the latest release of Google Maps, and never carry a paper map again.

* Navigation (Beta): voice-guided GPS navigation system using GPS with Google Maps
* Search by voice
* Places: search for nearby places and see place hours, reviews, etc.
* My Location
* Business listings
* Directions: driving, transit, biking, or walking
* Traffic
* Layers
* Street View
* Latitude: see friends on the map
* Google Buzz


Google Maps 5.0.0 seem to be the latest available version. Below you can find file(s) assigned to this version:

Description/changelog of Google Maps 5.0.0:

- Explore the map in 3D. Two finger drag down/up to tilt. Twist to rotate on supported devices
- Use compass mode to rotate the map to where you are facing. Center the map with My Location then tap again
- Improved map caching and offline Navigation rerouting if you lose your connection
Note: some features require Android 2.0+

Old versions

Below are the earlier versions of Google Maps.

Google Maps 4.7.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.7.0:

[no description available for this version]


Google Maps 4.6.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.6.0:

[no description available for this version]


Google Maps 4.5.1

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.5.1:

[no description available for this version]


Google Maps 4.5.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.5.0:

- Walking Navigation (Beta)
- Filter search results by distance or rating


Google Maps 4.4.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.4.0:

* Places icon in the app launcher - find places nearby
* Business hours and more details
* Tap the Navigation icon to use the map view and see 3D maps and live traffic


Google Maps 4.3.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.3.0:

* See ratings for aspects about a place such as service or atmosphere
* Transit station pages show next departures
* Latitude suggests friends


Google Maps 4.2.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.2.0:

* Bicycling directions and map layer (US only)
* Navigation icon in app launcher
* Share places by email, SMS, and more


Google Maps 4.1.1

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.1.1:

* New search result page. Swipe to move to the next result
* Add the Latitude widget to your home screen to see nearby friends at a glance


Google Maps 4.1.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.1.0:

* New search result page. Swipe to move to the next result
* Switch accounts


Google Maps 4.0.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.0.0:

* Buzz
* Synchronized starring and personalized suggestions
* Night mode in Navigation


Google Maps 3.4.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 3.4.0:

* Starred items synced with
* Search suggestions from search history


Google Maps 3.3.1

Description/changelog of Google Maps 3.3.1:

* GPS Navigation (US only)
* Labs (compass arrow, scale bar, terrain layer, more)
* Report a problem


Google Maps 3.1.2

Description/changelog of Google Maps 3.1.2:

[no description available for this version]



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