Panoramas (street views) are available in several hundred cities. You can use them to:
- View the sights (or check out the neighborhood around a potential new home, for example).
- Navigate an unfamiliar area.
- View interchanges and road signs.
- Show your friends an interesting-looking place.
There are several ways to turn on Panoramas:
- From the main window
In the layers settings, select to show panoramas, and the main window will display the show panoramas button . Tap it to go to the panoramas.
- From the place card
Select a place and in the place card that opens, tap Panorama (this is available if there are panoramic views of the selected place).
- From the context menu
Tap and hold a point on the map to open the context menu. Tap the Panorama button (this is available if there are panoramic views of the selected place).
A street panorama of the selected area opens with street names and house addresses.
In Panoramas mode you can:
“Move” in the right direction by tapping the white arrow on the panorama.
Change the scale of the image by spreading or pinching it.
“See things from different sides” by dragging the image in the appropriate direction.
To close panoramas, tap .