How to  Download Offline Maps in Windows 11

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The article provides a guide on downloading and using offline maps in Windows 11. The process starts with accessing system settings, followed by navigating to the offline maps settings within the apps category. Users then pick their desired geographic location and download the map for offline use. Finally, the downloaded maps can be viewed and…

This article describes the steps to download offline maps in Windows 11.

Maps in Windows can get you to places, whether driving, walking, or taking the bus. The app provides turn-by-turn to any address, landmark, or business.

If you are on the road without dependable Internet access, you can download Maps offline and then use the Maps app to search for and get directions while offline.

Below is how to use Maps in Windows offline.

How to download and use Maps offline on Windows 11

As described above, Maps can be downloaded offline and used on the road without dependable Internet access.

Below is how to do that in Windows 11.

Windows 11 has a centralized location for the majority of its settings. As a result, everything can be done, from system configurations to creating new users and updating Windows from its System Settings pane.

To get to System Settings, you can use the Windows key + I shortcut or click on Start ==> Settings, as shown in the image below:

windows 11 new settings button
Windows 11 new settings button

Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and search for Settings. Then select to open it.

Windows Settings pane should look similar to the image below. In the Windows Settings app, click Apps on the left.

windows 11 settings apps on menu
Windows 11 settings apps on the menu

On the right, click on the Offline maps tile to expand.

windows 11 settings apps offline maps updated
Windows 11 settings apps offline maps updated

Click the Download maps button on the Settings -> Apps -> Offline maps settings pane.

windows 11 offline maps download button
Windows 11 offline maps download button

On the Settings -> Offline maps -> Download maps settings pane, select the continent on which you want to download maps.

windows 11 settings offline maps download
Windows 11 settings offline maps download

On the expanded tile, click the Download button of the country. Other locations will have regions; in that case, click the Choose region button.

windows 11 offline maps choose region
Windows 11 offline maps choose a region.

Click the download button (down-arrow) on the pop-up window to download the map offline.

windows 11 offline maps choose region download
Windows 11 offline maps choose region download.

Once the region maps have been downloaded, go back to the Settings app -> Apps -> Offline maps -> Maps (x downloaded) to view the recently downloaded maps.

After the map is downloaded, go and install the Windows Maps app from the Microsoft Store and use it to navigate offline.

windows 11 windows maps app from microsoft store
Windows 11 Windows Map app from Microsoft Store

That should do it!

Reference:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/find-your-way-with-maps-51ece9fb-a0f2-9853-4164-6940865085c8

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to download maps offline in Windows 11. Please use the comment form below if you find any errors above or have something to add.

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One response to “How to  Download Offline Maps in Windows 11”

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    fsfr sfsf

    Everyone know how to download maps but nobody knows how to use the maps,, Idiots

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