Enter your search text in the Search and get directions box, or start typing anywhere in the app. As you type, the SEARCH pane will appear.
To clear the search results from the map, close the SEARCH pane.
If you see multiple results, tap or click the one you want.
Tap or click DIRECTIONS and enter your "from" address.
If you want to avoid tolls or motorways, tap or click Options, choose your options, then tap or click it again to go back to DIRECTIONS.
Tap or click the pin.
Tap or click Directions to here.
The appearance of the Map style button changes with the current view, and always represents the map style you'll get if you tap or click the button. For example, if you're viewing the road map style, the button shows aerial imagery. When you tap or click the button, the map will change to show aerial imagery.
Swipe in from the bottom edge of the screen. (If you're using a mouse, right-click within the app.)
Tap or click Traffic.
A traffic overlay will appear on the map. To turn it off, follow the same steps again.
Tap or click FAVOURITES.
Swipe down on or right-click the favourite place or route you want to edit.
Tap or click Edit at the bottom of the screen.
The Edit option doesn't appear when multiple favourites are selected.
Enter your address in the search box and tap or click the relevant search result.
Enter a nickname for your home, then tap or click the Set as home or Set as work button.
Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, tap Settings, then tap Options.
(If you're using a mouse, point to the bottom-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer up, click Settings, then click Options.)
Tap or click Clear search history.
Switch the map style between aerial and road views
Show the road view
Show the aerial view
Zoom in for a more detailed map view
Zoom out to view a larger map area
Arrow keys (right, left, up and down)
Move the map in any direction
Centre map on your current location
Search for a business or place
Clear the map
Print a map
Show or hide traffic info on the map
Pin the Maps app to the Start screen
Open SEARCH pane
Open DIRECTIONS pane
Open LOCAL pane
Clear current results
Show or hide the chosen result's details page
Edit chosen favourite
Add or remove favourite
To give feedback, swipe in from the right edge of the screen, tap Settings, then tap Feedback. (If you're using a mouse, point to the bottom-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer up, click Settings, then click Feedback.)
Follow the steps to submit your feedback.
You can also tap or click Report a problem from some locations within the app.
Use the URI Scheme for maps application.
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