Maps and Directions

Instead of staring at your phone while you follow directions in the Maps app (which I can’t recommend, from a safety perspective), the Apple Watch lets you look at your wrist. Is that really better? Perhaps not, but thanks to taptic feedback, you don’t need to look at a screen at all.

In the Maps app , drag with one finger to pan across the map, and turn the Digital Crown to zoom . You can also double-tap the map to zoom in to the spot you tapped. To find yourself on the map, tap the Tracking button (which appears in the lower-left ...

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