How to Keep Your Google Maps Screen Always On

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Google Maps is one of the most popular navigation and mapping services available on Android. It’s a great tool for finding your way aroud in unfamiliar places and getting directions to where you need to go. Unfortunately, many users have reported that Google Maps keeps crashing on their devices. This can be extremely annoying and leave you feeling lost and frustrated.

If you’re experiencing this issue, don’t worry! There are several ways to fix it. First, try force stopping Google Maps from your device settings. If this doesn’t work, then restart your device and check that you’ve granted the app the necessary permissions. If that still doesn’t work, then try clearing the cache and data for Google Maps from the App Info section of your settings menu.

If thse steps don’t help, then you may need to reset Google Play Services or update Android itself. If all else fails, you can also try using Google Maps Go instead of the regular version of Google Maps.

Another issue users may experience with Google Maps is having their screen always stay on while they are navigating or searching for a location. This can be a battery drain or just annoying if you don’t want your screen to stay lit up while using the app. The good news is that there is an easy fix for this – simply go into your General Settings and turn Auto-Lock off so that your screen will stay lit up until you manually lock it again.

We hope these troubleshooting tips help resolve any issues you’re having with Google Maps on Android!

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Preventing Google Maps from Closing

To stop Google Maps from automatically closing, you will need to take the following steps:

1. Force Stop Google Maps: Open your device’s Settings app, tap Apps & notifications > Google Maps > Force Stop. This will close the app and prevent it from running in the background.

2. Restart Your Device: If force stopping Google Maps does not help, try restarting your device to clear any corrupted data that miht be causing it to crash.

3. Check App Permissions: In some cases, a lack of necesary permissions may be causing the app to crash. To check if this is the case, open your device’s Settings app and navigate to Apps & notifications > Google Maps > Permissions. Ensure that all necessary permissions are enabled for the app.

4. Clear Cache and Data: Clearing the cache and data of an app can sometimes help fix crashing issues, as it removes any corrupt or outdated files that might be causing it to behave erratically. To do this, open your device’s Settings app and navigate to Apps & notifications > Google Maps > Storage > Clear storage and Clear cache buttons.

5. Reset Google Play Services: If clearing the cache and data does not help, try resetting your device’s Google Play services by going into your device’s Settings app then tapping Apps & notifications >Google Play services> Storage> Clear storage and Clear cache buttons. This will reset all settings associted with this service and may help solve the issue with crashing maps application on your Android phone or tablet.

6. Update The App: Outdated versions of apps can often lead to crashing issues so make sure that you are running the latest version of Google Maps on your Android device by opening its settings page in the Google Play store (or in your device’s Settings if you have downloaded it from there) and tapping Update if available next to its name uder Installed apps section there .

7 .Update Android System Software : If none of the above solutions work, try updating your Android system software as newer versions often have bug fixes for such problems included in them . To do so , open up settings , tap About phone/tablet/device , Software update , Download updates manually/Check for updates depending on what is available on your particular device .

8 .Try Switching To Google Maps Go : A lighter version of google maps is available called ‘Google maps Go’ wich is optimised for low-end devices . It takes up less space on storage , uses less data when running in background etc . You can switch over to it by downloading it from play store or going into settings of normal version of google maps and selecting ‘Try google maps go’ option there (depending on availability).

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Preventing iPhone Screen from Turning Off While Using Google Maps

If you’re using an iPhone, you can prevent the screen from turning off while using Google Maps. Go to Settings > General > Auto-Lock, and set the auto-lock setting to “Never”. This will ensure that your screen stays on while using Google Maps, so you don’t have to constantly unlock your phone.

Reasons for Google Maps Automatically Closing

Google Maps may be closing automatically due to a variety of reasons. It could be because the app is outdated and needs to be updated, or it could be due to a conflict with anoter app on your device. It may also be running out of memory or experiencing an issue with the cache or data. If none of these issues seem to be the cause, we recommend restarting your device to see if that resolves the issue.

Keeping Google Maps On When Phone Is Locked

To keep Google Maps on when your phone is locked, you can add the “Directions widget” to your Lock Screen. To do this, go to the widgets area and scroll down to the bottom. Then tap on “Edit” and select “Directions” from the list of available widgets. Once you have added it, hit “Done” and it shold now show up on your Lock Screen. You can then access Google Maps without having to unlock your phone every time.

Troubleshooting Why Maps Keeps Turning Off on iPhone

Apple Maps can sometimes crash unexpectedly due to interference from background apps. When too many resource-intensive apps are running simultaneously, they can case Apple Maps to turn off on your iPhone. To resolve this issue, close all open background apps and then launch Apple Maps again. This should help the app run more smoothly on your device.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.