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Get Faster Google Maps by Enabling Lite Mode (How to)

Google Maps has two modes - Lite mode and Full version. Lite mode lets you load your maps instantly because it does not load any 3D imagery. The lite version of Google Maps uses less processing power and if you are using an outdated browser or operating system, Google will automatically selects this mode.


If your computer and browser are new, but you still want to use Lite mode for faster maps, you can do so by visiting this link. In Lite mode, 3D Earth view and other 3D imagery will not work.

 When you are in Lite mode of Google Maps, you will see “Lite mode” displayed in the bottom right hand corner next to copyright information. You can return to the default mode at any time by visiting this link.

If you have the full version of the new Google Maps and it seems to slow on your computer, you can use Lite Mode.

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