How to Avoid Tolls Using Google Maps On Android and iPhone

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On Settings screen, tap on the Navigation tab located under “Getting Around” section. 3. On the next screen, scroll down to “Route Options” section and enable Avoid Tolls option.

How to Avoid Tolls With Google Maps

If you navigate with a GPS app, such as Google Maps, you get a heads up when tolls are on the planned route, and you can quickly plot out an alternative that avoids toll roads. The trip might take longer, but it could save you from sitting in traffic, in addition to the cost of the toll

Here's how Google Maps makes it simple to avoid tolls.

  1. Open Google Maps app.

  2. Put in your destination.

  3. Tap Directions (be sure to select driving directions).

  4. Tap onthe three-dot menu in the upper-right corner.

  5. Choose Route options from the drop-down menu.

  6. Tap the square next to Avoid tolls.

    You can also opt to avoid highways and ferries.

On a desktop browser, the process is a bit different. First, input your destination, click Directions > Options >and select the box next to Tolls under the Avoid section.

On the mobile app, your toll preference remains the default, but that preference displays above the map, so you can turn it off if you don't want to avoid tolls on a particular trip. On a desktop, that preference resets when you exit navigation.

How to Turn Off Tolls on Google Maps on an Android Device

If you’re traveling by car and want to avoid tolls on the way, you can enable this feature on Google Maps on your Android device too. It’s a relatively straightforward process, and it will only take a minute or two of your time. To turn off tolls on Google Maps on your Android, follow the steps below:

  1. Launch the Google Maps app on your Android.Go to the search bar at the top of your screen.
  2. Go to the search bar at the top of your screen.Find your destination on the map or type it in.
  3. Find your destination on the map or type it in.Choose your form of transportation.
  4. Choose your form of transportation.Type in your starting location.
  5. Type in your starting location.Go to the three dots in the upper-right corner of
  6. Go to the three dots in the upper-right corner of your screen.Select “Route options” from the list o
  7. Select “Route options” from the list of options.Next to “Avoid tolls,” toggle the swit
  8. Next to “Avoid tolls,” toggle the switch.Select “Done.”
  9. Select “Done.”Tap on the arrow in the upper-left corner of your
  10. Tap on the arrow in the upper-left corner of your screen.Tap on the “Start” button at the botto
  11. Tap on the “Start” button at the bottom of the screen.

While you’re in the “Route options” menu, you’ll see two more options: “Avoid highways” and “Avoid ferries.” You can also choose the distance units (automatic, miles, or kilometers). These navigation settings can be very useful when you’re traveling to faraway destinations.

You can make Google Maps remember these settings as well. However, there is another way to permanently avoid tolls on Google Maps. Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Open Google Maps.Tap on your profile picture bubble in the upper-ri
  2. Tap on your profile picture bubble in the upper-right corner of your screen.Find “Settings” on the list of options
  3. Find “Settings” on the list of options.Proceed to “Navigation.”
  4. Proceed to “Navigation.”Go down to “Route options.”
  5. Go down to “Route options.”Toggle the “Avoid tolls” switch.
  6. Toggle the “Avoid tolls” switch.

Now Google Maps will remember this setting, and you won’t have to enable this feature every time you go on a new trip.

How to remember settings on Google Maps on an Android device

You can make Google Maps remember these settings as well. However, there’s another way to avoid toll roads on Google Maps at all times. To do so, you have to follow these steps:

  • Open the Google Maps app on your mobile device and tap on your profile icon in the top right corner of the screen.
  • Then, go to the “Settings” menu and select “Navigation settings”.
  • Scroll down to the “Route options” section and enable the “Avoid tolls” option.

After you have completed these steps, Google Maps will remember this setting, so you don’t have to turn it on every time you go on a new trip.

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