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5 Best Offline GPS Apps For Pixel 3

If you’re planning on making a road trip across the United States or another country, you don’t want to forget your offline GPS apps for Pixel 3. These can get almost anyone out of a pickle. If you end up somewhere without signal or a good data connection, you just pull one of these apps up on your Google Pixel 3, punch in an address (i.e. the nearest town), and it’ll get you back on track rather quickly.

Not sure what offline GPS apps to get for the Pixel 3? Follow along below and we’ll show you our top picks.

Offline Maps and Navigation

We’re looking at Offline Maps and Navigation first on our list because it’s one of the best companions to travel with. You can download entire maps for turn-by-turn directions — not just small sections — making this an optimal offline GPS app for long distance travel. It’s a great way to travel the United States, especially in rural areas where the signal might not be nearly as good. But it’s not just limited to US travel — Offline Maps and Navigation actually has an arsenal of maps for over 200 countries. So you’ll be able to travel almost anywhere with this mapping tool. Not only that, but it’s completely free to use. Check it out for yourself at the link below.

Download it now: Google Play

Google Maps

Google Maps is actually a decent app for offline GPS navigation as well. This is functionality that’s only recently come to the app. However, the offline use is pretty limited in that you can only download select areas. You cannot download entire maps for turn-by-turn navigation, Google Maps won’t let you. That said, you’ll have to adequately plan your trip ahead, and download the section that you know you’re going to need when you  go offline. Suffice to say, it isn’t the most optimal app for long distance offline travel. On top of that, you get a lot of the typical mapping features when you do have a data connection — speed information, day/night mode, route planning, famous landmark suggestions, traffic density, and more.

Download it now: Google Play

MapFactor GPS Navigation

MapFactor GPS Navigation comes in as third on our list, and is a super popular app for offline GPS navigation. It’s actually got over 30 million installs, enabling people everywhere to download routes and areas that they’re headed to for offline navigation. It has a lot of neat route planning tools available, such as the ability to block off roads you don’t want to hit on your route. There’s a day/night mode for easier visibility depending on the time of day. This app works worldwide as well — MapFactor actually has mapping data for over 200 countries.

Download it now: Google Play

HERE WeGo

HERE WeGo was first a navigational took that was built into Nokia smartphones. Since the popularity of Nokia phones have severely gone downhill, now it’s navigation software is available for most Android phones, including the Pixel 3. It’s actually come a long way, and has turned into a premium offline GPS app, receiving all sorts of Editor’s Choice awards. There’s some really neat tools and abilities within the app — you can download maps off offline use, allowing to use that turn-by-turn navigation without ever connecting up to the Internet. But, when you are connected up with a data connection, you can get things like real time traffic updates, road speed information, and more.

Download it now: Google Play

GPS Navigation & Maps Sygic

GPS Navigation & Maps Sygic comes in as last on our list, but it’s probably you’re best option as far as offline GPS navigation goes. This app allows you to download entire maps for offline GPS navigation, not just sections or small areas you’re travelling in. That means you’ll always be able to find your way back home or to your destination without ever having to hook up to the Internet. With a modern and intuitive user interface, GPS Navigation & Maps Sygic allows you to use the app seamlessly and without issue. When you’re connected to the Internet, you can use features like lane assistance, get real-time traffic information, local municipal warnings, and so much more.

Download it now: Google Play

Verdict

If you’ve searched for an offline GPS app before, you know that there are a lot of different applications available for offline mapping navigation. That’s why we’ve hand picked five of the best for you to use with your Pixel 3. If you’re looking for the creme of the crop in offline GPS navigation, then you cannot go wrong with GPS Navigation & Maps Sygic or MapFactor GPS Navigation.

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