In the Maps app, there are lots of ways to explore the world using different views – road, aerial, 3D Cities and Streetside. Plus you can see live traffic information in any of these views.
Open the Maps app. If you don’t see it on Start
To take in stunning aerial 3D views of cities around the world, select Menu > 3D Cities, and pick one.
Pinch or stretch to zoom in or out.
Drag two fingers up or down to tilt (or use the Tilt button on the map).
Drag two fingers in a circular motion to rotate the map.
To return to the more classic view, select Map views > Road.
To jump into a true-to-life view from the street, select Map views , turn on Streetside, then select any place with a blue line on it. Select the Back button to exit from Streetside view.
3D Cities aren’t available on phones with less than 1 GB of RAM. Some views aren’t available in some countries or regions.
Article ID: 17234 - Last Review: 17 Oct 2016 - Revision: 3