View maps on iPhone
In the Maps app , find your location on a map and zoom in and out to see the detail you need.
To find your location, iPhone must be connected to the Internet, and Location Services must be on. (See Set which apps can access your location on iPhone.) Cellular data rates may apply. (See View or change cellular settings on iPhone.)
WARNING: For important information about navigation and avoiding distractions that could lead to dangerous situations, see Important safety information for iPhone.
Show your current location
Your position is marked in the middle of the map. The top of the map is north. To show your heading instead of north at the top, tap . To resume showing north, tap or .
Choose between road, transit, and satellite views
Tap , choose Map, Transit, or Satellite, then tap .
If transit information is unavailable, tap View Routing Apps to use an app for public or other modes of transportation.
Move, zoom, and rotate a map
Move around in a map: Drag the map.
Zoom in or out: Double-tap and hold your finger to the screen, then drag up to zoom in or drag down to zoom out. Or, pinch open or closed on the map.
The scale appears in the upper left while you’re zooming. To change the unit of distance, go to Settings > Maps, then select In Miles or In Kilometers.
Rotate the map: Touch and hold the map with two fingers, then rotate your fingers.
To show north at the top of the screen after you rotate the map, tap .
View a 3D map
On a 2D road or transit map: Drag two fingers up.
On a 2D satellite map: Tap 3D near the upper right.
While viewing a 3D map, you can do the following:
Adjust the angle: Drag two fingers up or down.
See buildings and other small features in 3D: Zoom in.
Return to a 2D map: Tap 2D near the upper right.