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How to map point to point on Google Maps and Apple Maps | Maps and location

Route point-to-point on Google Maps and Apple Maps is possible for driving directions, public transport and walking on Android and iPhone (iOS). This function shows step by step in which direction the user should go, in text and audio in the application, facilitating navigation during the trip. With the option, the user is also able to view in detail the path he will take, each street he must enter and the distance between each stop.

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Unlike Google's service, Apple's map application only released point-to-point navigation in Brazil in December 2019, making it easier to use on iPhones, iPads, iPods Touch and Apple Watch. Check out, in the following tutorial, how to trace point-to-point route on Google Maps and Apple Maps via mobile phone.

Tutorial shows how to plot point-to-point route on Google Maps and Apple Maps Photo: Rodrigo Fernandes / TechTudoTutorial shows how to plot point-to-point route on Google Maps and Apple Maps Photo: Rodrigo Fernandes / TechTudo

Tutorial shows how to plot point-to-point route on Google Maps and Apple Maps Photo: Rodrigo Fernandes / TechTudo

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How to plot point to point route on Google Maps

Step 1. Open Google Maps and search for your destination in the top bar;

Searching for a destination on Google Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesSearching for a destination on Google Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Searching for a destination on Google Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 2. Touch the "Routes" button and select your type of transport in the top menu;

Selecting the desired transport on Google Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesSelecting the desired transport on Google Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Selecting the desired transport on Google Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 3. Tap "Steps" to view your route point by point;

Viewing the different routes for a route on Google Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesViewing the different routes for a route on Google Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Viewing the different routes for a route on Google Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 4. Tap "Start" to start the journey. Instructions will be displayed at the top of the page;

Starting navigation of a route on Google Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesStarting navigation of a route on Google Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Starting navigation of a route on Google Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 5. To view the point-to-point route while traveling, slide the bottom menu up and touch "Routes".

Google Maps allows you to access the complete point-to-point route during the trip Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesGoogle Maps allows you to access the complete point-to-point route during the trip Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Google Maps allows you to access the complete point-to-point route during the trip Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

How to plot point-to-point route on Apple Maps

Step 1. Open Apple Maps and tap the search bar to search for an address;

Searching for a destination on Apple Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesSearching for a destination on Apple Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Searching for a destination on Apple Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 2. Tap on "Itineraries" and choose your type of transport from the bottom menu to view the route options;

Selecting the desired transport on Apple Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesSelecting the desired transport on Apple Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Selecting the desired transport on Apple Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 3. Tap on one of the routes to see the route point by point;

Accessing a point-to-point route on Apple Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesAccessing a point-to-point route on Apple Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Accessing a point-to-point route on Apple Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 4. Touch the "Go" button to start the journey. Instructions will be displayed at the top of the page;

Starting navigation of a route on Apple Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesStarting navigation of a route on Apple Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Starting navigation of a route on Apple Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 5. If they are not displayed, tap the "Tap to Point to Point" button to view;

Enabling point-to-point route navigation on Apple Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesEnabling point-to-point route navigation on Apple Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Enabling point-to-point route navigation on Apple Maps Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 6. It is also possible to see the point-to-point route by sliding the bottom menu up and touching "Details";

Apple Maps allows you to access the complete point-to-point route during the trip Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesApple Maps allows you to access the complete point-to-point route during the trip Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Apple Maps allows you to access the complete point-to-point route during the trip Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Ready! Take advantage of tips to learn how to route point-to-point on Google Maps and Apple Maps.

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