Google Maps™ - Add Layers

Note Notes:

  • If the Google Maps app isn't already installed on your device, it can be downloaded from the Google Play Store.
  • The location and appearance of icons may differ depending upon the Android device.
  • For further assistance, refer to the Google Maps Help Center.

  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Maps Maps.
  3. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (located in the upper-left).
  4. Tap the appropriate layer.
    Highways are displayed in green, yellow or red based on real-time traffic data.
    Public Transit
    Displays subway, bus and train schedules.
    Displays bike routes.
    Maps are displayed from a satellite view.
    Combination of street maps with geographic features (e.g. mountains, buildings).
    Google Earth
    Launches Google Play, Google Earth install screen.