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Missing Print Option in Google Maps? Here Is How You Find it.

Summary: Wondering how to print driving directions on new version of Google Directions as there is no print icon on maps home page? Its buried under layers and you can access it by  searching for required directions first and then click on List all steps to see Print icon on top right section.

The classic version of Google Maps had  Print option in a prominent location on home page and it was easy to access it to print driving directions. But in the new version of Google Maps, for good or bad Google decided to remove Print option from the home screen.This left many Google Maps users wondering how to print driving directions. In the new version of Google Maps, the Print option is displayed only when you view the full list of driving directions.

Here are the simple steps to be followed for printing driving directions on new Google Maps

  1. Open Google Maps.
  2. Search for directions and click List all steps in the directions card.
  3. Click printer icon in the top right corner.
  4. Tada!! You found a way to print your directions.

Here is an nice animation of instructions to print directions provided by Google

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