Google Maps keyboard shortcuts

Google Maps

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
3 years ago
- Shortcuts

There are only a few Google Maps shortcuts but they can help you, when you only want to use keyboard in Google Maps. You may want to take a look at Steet View shorcuts too, below.

⭾ Tab

Navigate between controls on the screen

← ↑ → ↓

Pan to desired direction

Page Up

Pan wider

or Page Down
or Home
or End


or +

Zoom out (Ctrl + double click for Mac users)

or -

Rotate camera 45 degrees in counter-clockwise direction


Rotate camera 45 degrees in clockwise direction


Look up towards the sky

or Page Up

Look down towards the ground

or Page Down
Note: A, S, D and W keys may not work in fullscreen mode

Go forward

Go backward


Zoom in


Zoom out

(the circle) Jump to the point

(the rectangle) Zoom in to that point


(numpad) Toggle 3D mode

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Program information

Program name: Google Maps Google Maps (Web applications)

Google Maps is a mapping service developed by Google. It includes satellite imagery, street maps, 360 degrees panoramic views of streets, real time traffic information, route planning for travelling by foot, car, bicycle or public transportation. Google Maps project began as a C++ desktop program and in October, the company was acquired by Google in October 2004.

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Last update: 11 Nov 2019

Shortcut count: 25

How easy to press shortcuts: 91%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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Sonia says: 2 years ago 10/7/2018 8:51 PM
Useful article. You can also create your own keyboard shortcuts with a free software like ShortKeeper. One useful shortcut to create for Google Maps is to display a map from a selected address. You can quickly create this shortcut with the following how-to: