Download maps

You can download maps of cities you want to your device's storage. This saves on data charges and allows the app to function faster, as well as allow you to search for places on a map without an internet connection.

The map size depends on the specific area but will not exceed 400 MB.


Saved maps can be used to search for places but not to set routes.

Download maps

  1. Tap Menu .

  2. Choose Download map.

  3. Choose your city using one of the following methods:

    • Select a city name from the list.

      To choose a different country, swipe the list up or down (countries are listed in the following order): Russia — Belarus — Ukraine — Kazakhstan — Turkey.

    • Start entering the name of a city in the search bar and then select it when it appears in the suggestions.

    • Tap voice entry  and say the name of your city.

  4. You will see a message telling you how much memory the map will take.

    Tap Download.

    You will get a message if you don't have enough available memory for the map on your device. You can go to your device's settings to free up memory if you need to.

    If you have a memory card, you can choose whether you want your map to be saved to the card or using your device's memory.

Download maps. Settings

Downloaded maps are updated automatically.

You can choose to download and update maps over any internet connection (mobile or Wi-Fi) or only over Wi-Fi.


To enable map autoupdates:

  1. Tap Menu .

  2. Go to Settings → Download maps.

  3. Enable Autoupdates.

Download over Wi-Fi only

  1. Tap Menu .

  2. Go to Settings → Download maps.

  3. Enable Download over Wi-Fi only.

Delete downloaded maps

  1. Tap Menu .

  2. Go to Settings → Downloaded maps → Delete downloaded maps.

  3. Confirm the operation in the form that opens.


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