Why is Google Maps so slow?
But just why is Google Maps so slow?
How many times have you launched Google Maps only to be driven crazy by the fact that it’s incredibly slow? You keep waiting as it’s trying to load, and it unnerves you to the point that you are almost considering pulling out the old fashioned map. Is it because of your operating system? Is it because of Google maps itself? The chances are that it might be either or a combination of both.
If you have Google Maps on your phone, it might be because you are using an outdated version. Google continuously updates and optimizes the maps, so if yours is outdated, it might cause it to run much slower than usual. At the same time, if you have an older operating system, the chances are that your phone might not be able to keep up with the updates of the app itself. The same thing applies if you are using Google Maps on your computer – if the computer can’t keep up, it will result in a lot of lag.
Google Maps may also be running slowly because your cache folder for this app is full. This can cause the app to run slower, as it’s trying to go through that entire folder to determine whether it needs to get new data or not. In that case, you’ll want to clear your Google Maps cache data folder.
However, Google Maps is often slow because it’s not compatible with the device. Sometimes, a reset should do the trick, as you are bringing it back to the old compatible setting. Your Internet connection may also determine the speed of the app, so you may want to check that as well. In most cases, as long as you are using it on a proper device and you keep the app updated and free of cache, it should work smoothly.
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