How to Turn Off Google Maps Navigation on Your iPhone?

Share This:

Are you trying to turn off Google Maps navigation on your iPhone? It can be a tricky process, but with the right steps and some patience, you can easily disable this feature.

First, open the Settings app on your iPhone. Then, tap Notifications and scroll down to Google Maps. Here, you will be able to turn off notifications for directions or other alerts from Google Maps. To do so, simply slide the switch beside the notification option to the left and it will turn grey.

Next, go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services and select an app (e.g., Google Maps). Here, you can turn Precise Location off by sliding the switch beside it to the left. This will prevent Google Maps from using your phone’s GPS data for navigation purposes.

Finally, if you are already in navigation mode with Google Maps on your iPhone and want to stop receiving directions at any time, simply tap the ETA bar at the bottom of the screen and then tap Stop. This will halt all navigation instructions from appearing on your phone’s screen.

With these simple steps, you should now be able to easily disable Google Maps navigation on your iPhone. If you have any questions or need more help, don’t hesitate to reach out!

turn off google maps navigation iphone

Turning Off Google Maps on an iPhone

To turn off Google Maps notifications on your iPhone or iPad, open the Settings app and tap Notifications. Find the Google Maps app in the list and tap it. Then, toggle the Allow Notifications switch to the Off position. This will disable all notifications from Google Maps on your device.

Turning Off Navigation in Google Maps

To turn off navigation in Google Maps, open the app and tap on either the blue navigation icon or your current location. Then tap the ‘Cancel’ button at the bottom of the screen. This will stop your navigation and clear any active route. You can also turn off navigation by tapping on ‘Settings’ in the top right corner, tapping ‘Navigation Settings’, and then toggling off ‘Navigation’. This will disable all future navigation requests.

Stopping Navigation on an iPhone

To stop navigation on an iPhone, open the Maps app, then tap the blue arrow at the bottom of the screen to go to your current location. Tap on the Directions button at the top of the screen and select Stop. This will end any active navigation instructions. You can also turn off Location Services for specific apps in Settings > Privacy > Location Services. Select an app, then turn Precise Location off to prevent it from using location data.

Changing Navigation Settings on Google Maps

To change the navigation settings on Google Maps, start by opening the Google Maps app on your iPhone or iPad. Then, tap your profile picture or initials in the top-right corner to open Settings. Under Navigation settings, you can choose from Louder, Normal, or Softer for the volume of navigation instructions.

Share This:
Photo of author

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.