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Windows Maps app in Windows 10 - Where it is and how to launch it in Windows 10 [Updated]

Microsoft's Windows 10 have a default Maps App called Windows Maps, but many of us are unaware of this. So in this post, let's see how to open windows maps app in Windows 10. 

Works on Windows 10 Creators Update, Windows 10 Anniversary Update, and other editions of Windows like Windows 10 earlier builds like Aug 2015 and Nov 2015 builds.

Windows Maps app in Windows 10 - Where it is and how to launch it in Windows 10 [Updated]


Google Maps vs Microsoft Windows Map which is better ?

Comparing those two is very difficult, because they both provide the same function, same features
most of the time. However, some features depend on your location. For example : Though, they both
provide traffic update the update time will be  lesser in Windows maps App when it comes to non
popular areas or for a particular location. In the same way, google Maps which worked great on one area might fail on some other area.

So, we can't say this is best or that is best because Windows Map indirectly or directly uses Bing Maps.

It's you who want to test it..

OK,then


How to download Maps app for windows 10?

Actually, we don't need to download an separate map for windows 10, because such app already

exists on our system, all we need to do is find it.

if your windows 10 maps app is not working then try restarting your PC and open it..

How to open windows Maps ?

Just follow the below steps...

1) Press Windows (logo) Key on your keyboard or press start button

2) Type Maps




3) Select the top most result... "Maps" trusted windows store app

That's it..

It will open maps app in windows 10, you can drop a pin, save your home and much more using this inbuilt app itself..

Click to read all basic tutorials..

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