Nokia Maps 3.06 - View your location and the map

See your current location on the map, and browse maps of different cities and countries.

Select Menu > Maps and Map.

position-gps.jpg indicates your current position, if available. When searching for your position, blinking-myposition.jpg blinks. If your position is not available, maps-position-grey.jpg indicates your last known position.

If accurate positioning is not available, a red halo around the positioning icon indicates the general area you might be in. In densely populated areas, the accuracy of the estimate increases, and the red halo is smaller than in lightly populated areas.

Browse the map

Drag the map with your finger. By default, the map is oriented north.

View your current or last known location

Select maps-myposition-icon.jpg.

If you search for or browse to a location, and view details about the location using a service, such as Weather, the information for the location you are currently viewing is displayed. To return to viewing your current location, or to view information for your current location, select blinking-myposition.jpg.

Zoom in or out.

Select + or -.

Tip: To zoom, you can also place two fingers on the map, and slide your fingers apart to zoom in or together to zoom out. Not all devices support this feature.

If you browse to an area not covered by the street maps that are stored on your device, and you have an active data connection, new street maps are automatically downloaded.

Prevent downloading new street maps automatically

In the main menu, select maps-tool-icon.jpg > Internet > Connection > Offline.

New street maps are also downloaded if you upgrade to the latest Maps application version, select Use Ovi Maps online, and have an active data connection.

Map coverage varies by country and region.

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