Google Maps Pre-Caching on Google Maps for Android

Best feature ever? Maybe.

Google slipped an amazing feature into the latest release (5.8.0) of Google Maps on Android. In the “Labs” area, you can now select to pre-cache 10 square miles of map. Boom!


Under Labs, turn on pre-caching

Get a locations information and select more. Under more at the very bottom of the list is Pre-cache!

You’re done! Enjoy your pre-cached maps while you’re off the grid.