14 Apple Maps tips and tricks you'll want to know

Tap on the binoculars icon in Apple Maps to look around the area in real-time. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
Tap on the wiggly line icon on the right of your screen in Apple Maps to launch Compass Mode - the map will move as you move your phone. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
The Driving Focus will silence all notifications automatically when you're in your car. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
You can stop directions interrupting podcasts and audiobooks. Open Settings > Maps > Spoken Directions > Toggle off Directions Pause Podcasts. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
Tap on the hexagon icon on the right of your screen when in directions to see buildings around you to help you get your bearings. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
If you toggle on this party extensions, you'll see apps like Uber and Open Table work with Apple Maps rather than you having to switch between apps. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
Apple Maps will pinpoint where you parked your car if your phone is connected to your car's Bluetooth or CarPlay. Open Settings > Maps > Show Parked Location. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
Apple Maps has maps for inside some buildings too, like airports. Tap on the right edge to switch between the floors. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
A feature called Flyover lets you take a 3D tour of your favourite city, from above. You can take the tour or navigate yourself. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
When you've started directions, tap on the grey arrow at the bottom of your screen to launch a new menu and Add a Stop, like coffee or petrol. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
Apple Maps allows you to create a Guide and add places to it. Search for a place, swipe up from the bottom and tap on Guide then New Guide. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
Tap two fingers on the screen nd slide up and down t switch between 2D and 3D views. Turn them around in a circle to spin the map. You can also pinch to zoom. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
You can share your ETA with someone so they can get updates on when you are expected to arrive. Swipe up from the directions screen and tap on Share ETA. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
Swipe up from the search bar and scroll until you get to Guides We Love to see curated Guides. Scroll through the Guides picked by Apple, or tap Explore Guides (image credit: Pocket-lint)
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