Maps app in Apple can be used to find nearby gas station, restaurant or other important locations and attractions. The good thing about it is the company maintains very accurate, high-quality, and up-to-date maps by conducting a large number of ground surveys with vehicles. In areas where vehicles simply can’t go, pedestrian surveys are done with portable systems.
How to find Nearby gas station on Apple Maps
If you are running low on fuel, you can quickly find nearby gas station by launching the Maps app on your iPhone. Until now, the feature was available in a few selected regions but has now been expanded to 45 countries, including India. So, let’s see how to use this feature.
- Launch the Maps app on your iPhone.
- Scroll down to the Find Nearby heading.
- Check the list of Gas stations nearby.
- Select an option
- Tap on the Directions option when prompted.
- Hit the Go button to proceed to the route.
- Follow step-by-step navigation.
- Share ETA, if required.
A recent update to the Maps app lets iOS users explore places near them or places in their immediate vicinity. Here’s how to use it.
How do you add gas stations on Apple Maps?
Launch the Maps app on your iPhone or iPad.
Scroll down to the Find Nearby heading as shown in the image above. There, you’ll find options to locate nearby restaurants, gas stations, or other important places.
Upon tapping the Gas stations icon, you’ll get the details related to its distance from your place and its reviews.
Tap the Directions option, when displayed.
Hit the Go button to proceed to the route.
Follow the step-by-step navigation to reach your destination.
Upon reaching the destination, tap the End button to end your journey.
Alternatively, you can invoke Siri and say hey Siri, find me a gas station nearby.
Siri will show you the list of nearest gas stations. You can pick one and tap the Directions button to check the route.
Share your Arrival Estimated Time
Other things you can do with Find Nearby is share ETA i.e., Estimated Time Arrival.
Say Siri something like: ‘Share my ETA‘ or without asking Siri, you can do the following:
Tap the route card at the bottom of the screen, then tap Share ETA.
Choose one or more suggested contacts, or tap Open Contacts to find a contact.
Your arrival estimated time details will be shared with the cotacts instantly.
Hope that makes sense!