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Change Distance Units on Google Maps

Depending on your current location, Google Maps may set your default unit of measurement to either kilometers or miles. However, if you have a preferred unit of measurement, you can set your default distance unit in the application with a quick tweak to your settings. This guide will teach you how to change between miles and kilometers in Google Maps.

Set Distance Unit on Google Maps

  • Launch Google Maps, and tap on the Menu option (three horizontal bars) > Settings:

  • Tap Distance Units, and make your selection:

  • Your new settings will take effect immediately.

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