Whether you’re driving, walking, or taking the bus, Maps for Windows 10 gets you there. See alternate routes on a map, get turn-by-turn directions, or download maps to use offline.
If you have Cortana set up, one of the simplest ways to get directions is to just ask Cortana.
Click the search box on the taskbar.
Type "Get directions to" and the address or name of the place you want to go. Or select the microphone and ask your question out loud.
Get turn-by-turn directions
Keep your eyes on the road while Maps guides you out loud.
Select the Startbutton, then select Maps Asset not found and then Directions .
Choose a different transportation mode if you like—for example, Walking .Tip
Select Route options to avoid things like tolls or traffic while driving, or to limit transfers or walking while using transit.
Type an address, city, or business name in the To box and select from the results that appear as you type.
To hear step-by-step directions as you travel, select Go .Note
For driving and transit directions, you can sometimes select from several alternate routes.
Try drawing a line on the map with the inking tools to get directions. For details, see Draw on your maps.
On the road without dependable Internet access? Download maps over Wi-Fi before you go, then use the Maps app to search and get directions, even when you’re offline.
With the Maps app closed, select the Startbutton, then select Settings > System > Offline maps .Note
To save your offline maps to another location on your device, select from the options under Storage location.
Select Download maps, and then choose the region you want to download.
Article ID: 17163 - Last Review: 8 Sep 2016 - Revision: 21