How to Search Along Route in Google Maps

Author: Ritikaa | Guide: Google Maps |

If you are looking for a particular place while using Google maps, then you can use the option to search along route in Google Maps.

It is a widely used option as it is very easy to use and time saving too. But, many people find it confusing how to search along root in Google Maps. Well, to use this feature you have to download Google Maps in your device. We have simplified the process for you in just 6 easy steps which you can see in the article below.

How to Search Along Your Route in Google Maps

Search along route in Google maps in 6 Steps

Step-1 Click Open Google Maps App: To begin with the process, simply open up Google maps in your device.

We recommend you to you to use the app instead of web browser for more features.

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Step-2 Press 'Directions' icon: Give the 'directions' icon on the bottom right corner of the screen a single tap and it will open up.

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Step-3 Enter Your Destination: Now, you have to enter your starting and final location.

If you have your GPS on, then your current location will automatically be detected as 'Your location'. You can enter the destination manually or by map.

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Step-4 Tap On The Three Dots: Now, click on the three small dots beside the 'your location' tab.

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Step-5 Click on 'search along route': In this list, click on the third option that says 'Search along route'.

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Step-6 Choose Your Stop: Finally, you just have to select any pit stop. Here, you can also add any location manually and it will added to your stop.

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Is It Possible To Save A Route On Google Maps?

It is absolutely possible to save a route on Google Maps. Infact, you can also download a route to use Google maps offline.

You just have to follow the right steps in the correct order as mentioned below:

  • Open your web browser.
  • Open 'my maps'. Also, note that it is different from Google maps.
  • Simply, sign in to 'my maps' with your I'd and password.
  • Now, click on the 'create a map' option.
  • Then, click on 'add directions'.
  • Enter your correct 'Location'.

What Exactly is The 'Search Along Route' Option in Google Maps?

The 'Search along route' option helps you to search various places while you are driving or covering a route.

The Google Maps will give you notifications are alerts if you have reached the particular place that you want to search along the route in the app. In this way, you would not forget or miss that particular place you want to stop by.

Is There a Google Maps Route Planner?

There is no option in the Google Maps application with the name 'Route planner'.

But, the users of the app can very much plan their route journey using Google Maps. You can easily add stops, avoid tolls, refrain from highways, and avoid traffic jams with the help of Google Maps. There are numerous other features too. You can explore Google Maps Guide to know more about the app.

How To Download Google Maps App?

You can easily download the Google maps application from playstore in your phone. Below are the steps to achieved this:

  • Open Playstore app.
  • Search 'Google Maps' in the search bar at the top.
  • Then, click on 'install'.

The app will be installed in your device in few seconds.

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