Find your way with Maps

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.

Ask Cortana

If you have Cortana set up, one of the simplest ways to get directions is to just ask Cortana.

  1. Click the search box on the taskbar.

  2. 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.

Learn more about Cortana

Get turn-by-turn directions

Keep your eyes on the road while Maps guides you out loud.

  1. Select the Start

    Start symbol
    button, then select Maps Asset not found and then Directions .

  2. Choose a different transportation mode if you like—for example, Walking .

  3. Type an address, city, or business name in the To box and select from the results that appear as you type.

  4. To hear step-by-step directions as you travel, select Go .

Getting directions and alternate routes

Offline 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.

  1. With the Maps app closed, select the Start

    Start symbol
    button, then select Settings > System > Offline maps .

  2. Select Download maps, and then choose the region you want to download.

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Article ID: 17163 - Last Review: Sep 8, 2016 - Revision: 13

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