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How to measure distances between two map points

This happens both on the web and in the application Android, we can never affirm that we know everything about its operation, and for that we are here, to discover those ins and outs. It's always useful measure distances from a point A to a point B, and not only for a car trip, since it can also be used to walk or measure a terrain on the map. We show you how it is done.

An easy way to measure a space

The process is really simple, but you have to know how to do it so that it goes well and we do not fall into the calculation error. Once the application of Google Maps, we proceed to make a long press on the point from where we want to leave, and then we slide up the menu with the information of the marked site, until we find the option Measure distance.

The first marked point and a crosshairs that we must place in the second place to begin the measurement appear. In addition, through the plus symbol button, we can add all those points that we want in our personalized route, join all of each other at the end of the process.

No matter where the next point is, we just have to zoom in or out of the map with our fingers, regardless of the distance, Google Maps mark it, and show us the total travel distance, being able to choose between kilometers or miles. If we want to delete the last section drawn, we go to the Undo button, or to the Delete button if our intention is to start the process from scratch.

It's a way simple and easy to measure the distance we have to travel, either for a work or simply want to focus on the sport to walk or run. There is also the possibility of doing it in the web version, but we have focused on our specialty which is Android. One more trick to keep in mind within the wide range of options we have in the app, so update it to the last version to enjoy these functionalities.

Maps - Navigation and public transport

Maps - Navigation and public transport