Zooming in Google Maps with one finger | iLounge Tips

Zooming in Google Maps with one finger

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By Jesse Hollington

Social Media & Software Editor, iLounge
Published: Thursday, November 14, 2013
Tips Categories: Apps + Games, iPad, iPhone, iPod

Not only does Google’s Maps app for iOS generally provide better mapping data, but it also includes some nifty UI features, including the ability to zoom in and out on a map with a single finger. This is a particularly great feature for one-handed operation on an iPhone or iPod touch, although it works in the iPad version too. Simply double-tap and hold your finger down anywhere on the map and then slide your up to zoom out or down to zoom back in. A single tap-and-hold gesture after releasing your finger returns you to normal panning mode. It can be a really cool way to navigate around your maps once you get the hang of it.

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That’s awesome. Thanks!

Posted by J on November 17, 2013 at 1:15 PM (PDT)

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