How to Screenshot Google Maps on Windows/Mac/iPhone/Android

Brittany Garcia

December 08, 2023 09:30Updated by to Screenshot

Google Maps provides a web mapping service from which you can get real-time GPS navigation, traffic, and transit info. When you want to share the location to your friends or direct others, taking a screenshot of Google Maps is an easy and direct way. In this post, we'd like to show you the ways to screenshot Google Maps on Windows, Mac, iPhone, and Android with ease.

Google Maps Screenshot

Part 1. How to Screenshot Google Maps on Windows and Mac

By default, you can get the screenshots of Google Maps on your Windows and Mac with the built-in feature of screenshot. But if you need to edit your screenshots of Google Maps, you may try an advanced screen capture tool.

Option 1. Using Keyboard

For Windows:

For Mac:

To screenshot the entire screen, press Command(⌘)+Shift+3.

To screenshot a particular section of the screen, press Command(⌘)+Shift+4, click and drag curser to make your selection. Press Escape (esc) to cancel.

To screenshot a window or menu, press Command(⌘)+Shift +4 and the spacebar. Select desired window. Press Spacebar again to return back to selection mode or esc to cancel. If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot.

After screenshotting, a .png of your selection will be waiting on your desktop.

Option 2. Using a Professional Tool with Editing Features

You can also take screenshots using the professional screencast tool called Blu-ray Master Screen Recorder which enables you to take a screenshot on Google Maps in a fuss-free way. It also allows you to edit screenshots with ease. You can draw a rectangle, arrow, line, etc., on the screenshot, and add the captions into the picture and more. Follow the steps to take a screenshot using this tool.

Free Download

For Windows

Secure Download

Free Download

for macOS

Secure Download

Step 1.Free download Blu-ray Master Screen Recorder

Free download this software into your computer. Run it after the on-screen instructions.

Choose the right version to free download and install this screen capture tool on your computer. Then, launch it on your computer and select the Screen Capture feature to screenshot Google Maps for free.

Select Screen Capture

Step 2. Make a Google Maps screenshot

Open Google Maps, and navigate to the part that you want to capture. Next, directly drag and release your mouse to capture the screenshot of Google Maps. You are able to screenshot the full-screen or a specific area based on your needs.

Take a Screenshot Surface Computer

Step 3. Edit the screenshot

This software also provides you multiple screenshot editing tools to help you add a line/shape, add text, spray color, etc. to the screenshot.

Save Screenshot

Step 4.Save the screenshot

In the end, click the Save icon to save the screenshot to your computer directly.

Part 2. How to Take a Google Maps Screenshot on iPhone

Taking a screenshot of Google Maps on iPhone is easy to operate. Here's how to do:

Step 1. Open Google Maps and find the information you need.

Step 2. For iPhone 8 and earlier users, press and hold the Top or Side button. Then, hit the Home button, and release both of them.

For iPhone X and later, press and hold the Side button on the right side of your iPhone. Then, tap the Volume up button on the left side, and then release the buttons.

Part 3. How to Take a Google Maps Screenshot on Android

For Android users, follow the steps below:

Step 1. Open Google Maps and find the information you want to capture.

Step 2. Press and hold Power and Volume Down buttons at the same time to get your Google Maps screenshot.

Part 4. FAQs of Google Maps Screenshot

Select the article rating:
Rating: 4.9 / 5 (based on 384 votes)

More Reading