Popular Topics for Android

Show Speed & Speed Limit for Android

We’re all for making life easier! Keep your eyes from wandering and check out our newest feature that shows your current speed and the speed limit.

To get started simply:

  1. Tap the Menu button at the top left of the screen
  2. Tap Settings
  3. Scroll down and enable Show Speed & Speed Limit
  4. The next time you’re en route you’ll notice the speed limit in the bottom right corner of the screen

Please note: Speed & Speed limit will not be on by default. You will have to turn them on in Settings.


Night Mode for Android

For the night riders and early (very early) morning commuters we’re happy to introduce one of our newest features: Night Mode! You asked, we answered. Check it out now: 

To change Night mode settings:

  1. Tap the Menu button at the top left of the screen
  2. Tap Settings
  3. Tap Night Mode and choose your preference

Please note: Night Mode will be set to Automatic by default - it will turn on shortly after sunset.


Repeat Voice Command for Android

Didn't catch your last voice command? Need a quick update for your next maneuver? Don't worry, we have you covered.

Starting in MapQuest v3.3 for Android, you can manually trigger an up-to-the-second voice guidance update by tapping anywhere in the main maneuver bar at the top of your screen.

Landscape Improvements for Android

Bigger is better, right? With our newly improved landscape Side-by-Side hybrid view (optimized for tablets), you can now take full advantage of your mobile device's screen size and resolution.

Simply rotate your device to landscape view to see your directions list and map side-by-side during navigation. You'll also be able to see your search results list alongside a map when searching for places.

Satellite Imagery for Android

Life is more than just lines and blocks. Up the experience with our newly updated satellite imagery.

Simply tap on the Layers button at the bottom of the screen and tap Satellite to switch between Map and Satellite view.

Zoom Features for Android

Be in control of your map and zoom quicker than ever by using our new "Double-tap-and-drag" feature to zoom in and out!

To try out this great new feature, simply:

  1. Double-tap the map and keep your finger held down on the second tap
  2. Keeping your finger held down, drag your finger down to zoom in, or drag your finger up to zoom out

For classic zoomers, you can still double-tap the map to zoom in or use the classic "+" and "-" buttons on the left side of the map.


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