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How to measure distances on Google Maps with your iPhone

Our world is full of really beautiful places, of different ways of thinking, and of secrets yet to be discovered. But to know them all, first you have to plan everything to the millimetre, with the help of the best tools you have at your disposal. And the web, is always there to help you with this kind of problem. In other words, Google always has the perfect answer to these kinds of questions.

For example, it is always good to take into account the distance that separates us from each destination, from each stop we take on the way. It doesn’t matter if it is a trip in your own province, country, or if you want to go to the other side of the world, it is important to be aware of the distance you will leave behind. Or maybe you are a student, who simply wants to know the miles between your home and your school, in order to get a scholarship. No matter what the reason, we have the solution.

How to measure distances on Google Maps with your iPhone
How to measure distances on Google Maps with your iPhone

In this case, we’ll use a well-known app created by the search giant. Google Maps allows us, among other things, to save maps offline, to find out, in a simple way, the distance that separates two points in a straight line. We will only have to follow the steps detailed below: First, obviously, download Google Maps from the App Store . Then, place a mark by briefly clicking on the point we want as our start point.

Now, in the left panel of Google Maps, which shows the information of the selected place, an option called “Measure Distance” will appear. For this to happen, you must be careful not to click on a location, as then the option will not appear. Now, we only have to move on the map to the point we want to reach. You can even mark several points and see the total distance of the route. Something really useful, if only to satisfy our curiosity, right?

And you, where would you like to go?

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