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How to Boost Google Maps’ Performance on Android smartphones?

How to Boost Google Maps’ Performance on Android smartphones?

Google Maps loading issue is not the most commonly known issue with the app. However, it can become quite annoying if it takes longer than the usual time to load. In case you are facing any such problem with Google Maps, there’s a solution for that without uninstalling the app from the device, just follow these steps. However, you should know some things first.

Sometimes, there can be a problem with internet connectivity that can cause the app to load slower. Also, sometimes it fails to capture the accurate location due to GPS not being appropriately calibrated. There might be some issue with the latest update of the app and if you have started facing the problem after updating the app or if you don’t have any idea whether the app has received any recent update, rolling back the app to the previous version might solve the problem.

If you have checked the things mentioned above and are still facing the issue, then you can follow the steps mentioned below:

Method 1: Restore the app to the original version

Step 1: Open ‘Settings’ on your smartphone.

Step 2: Head to ‘Apps’.

Step 3: Locate the Google Maps from the list and tap on it.

Step 4: Tap ‘More’.

Step 5: Hit the ‘Uninstall updates’ option.

Another thing to do is clear the cache for the app like Google Maps stores data like shared locations, and map tiles on your phone or tablet.

Method 2: Clear Cache

Step 1: Head to the ‘Settings’ app and tap on the ‘Apps’.

Step 2: Now, look for Google Maps and tap on it.

Step 3: Head to the ‘Storage’ option and tap on the ‘Clear cache’ option.

Note: This will delete all the data stored on the phone related to Google Maps. Also, several instructions, such as the location of the Apps settings, can vary as per the device and its operating system.