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How to Fix Google Maps Voice Not Working on Android

Last Updated on July 15, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Annoying by Google Maps not talking or giving voice direction on Android devices? Here’s how to fix Google maps voice not working Android phones and tablets. Google Maps is helpful to search nearby places with directions (Make sure to enable GPS) and the find the route navigation with traffic updates. When you start the navigation, you can listen to the map’s voice. Several users use Google Maps voice to reach directions. You can change Google Maps’ voice to male/female using Google text-to-speech voice settings. Also, share or download offline Google Maps on your phone. Just enter your destination to view the step-by-step direction on Google maps. All this happens when Google maps voice navigation correctly working on your device. Follow the below-given possible solutions to fix Google maps voice navigation not working on Android.

How to Fix Google Maps Not Talking Android

Follow the below given different methods on your Android phone or tablet devices.

Check your Phone Volume

Turn on Play Voice Over Bluetooth

Make sure your phone volume is not set as low by mistake or accidently press the mute button on your phone. Press the volume up button to increase the volume.

Make Sure to Turn on Play Voice Over Bluetooth

Step 1: Open Google Maps on your Android.

Step 2: Tap on the Profile icon at the top right corner.

Step 3: Click on Settings.

Step 4: Scroll down and tap on Navigation Settings.

Fix Google Maps Voice Navigation Not Working Android

Step 5: Toggle on Play Voice over Bluetooth & Play voice during phone calls.

Unmute Google Maps Voice Navigation to Fix Google Maps Voice Not Working

Step 1: Open the Google Maps app.

If not installed then download it here.

Step 2: Search the location and tap on Start.

How to Fix Google Maps Voice Not Working on Android

Step 3: While opening the route, tap on the Sound icon on the right side.

You can see the below option is your device.

Muted: It will mute Google Maps voice navigation.

Unmuted: It will unmute Google voice navigation.

Alerts only: Alert about the traffic of your destination places.

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Step 4: Tap on Unmuted on your Android device.

Check for Google Maps App Update

Step 1: Open the Play store app on your device.

Step 2: Tap on the Profile icon at the top right corner.

Step 3: Tap on Manage apps and device.

Step 4: Tap on See details.

Step 5: Tap on Update in the Google maps app if the update is available.

Increase the Volume of Google Maps Voice Level (Older Android Versions)

Google Maps app > Three horizontal lines at the top left corner > Settings > Navigation settings > Voice level > Choose a Louder

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Clear Cache Google Maps

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Tap on Apps.

Step 3: Tap on See all apps.

Step 4: Scroll down and tap on Google Maps.

Step 5: Tap on Storage & cache (Latest Android) or Storage (Samsung Galaxy).

Clear Google Maps App cache to fix Google Maps Voice Navigation Not Working on Android

Step 6: Tap on Clear Cache.

Also, clear data if the clear cache can’t fix the issue. But this clear data will remove all app data from your device, including Maps routes, settings, and more.

Clear data Google Maps app Android Phones

Clear Google Maps Data: Settings > Apps > See all apps > Google Maps > Storage & cache > Clear storage > OK.

Uninstall Google Maps Update if Google Maps Voice Navigation is Not Working After Updating App

Uninstall App Update to fix Google Maps Not Talking Android

Settings > Apps > See all apps > Maps > Three vertical dots at the top right corner > Uninstall updates > OK

Google Maps Voice Not Working in Car When Connected with Bluetooth

First, reset or remove all Bluetooth connections from your car and Android devices. After removing the Bluetooth connection, turn on Bluetooth and try to pair and check to fix the issue.

Step 1: Open the Google Maps app.

Step 2: Tap on the Profile icon in the upper right corner.

Step 3: Touch on Settings.

Step 4: Tap on Navigation settings.

Step 5: Now, in your car, select Bluetooth & turn it on and start navigation.

Uninstall the Google Maps App and Re-install it

Uninstall the Google Maps app and re-install them again. It will remove all your Google Maps app data you search, your routine, offline maps, and other data.

Uninstall Google Maps app to fix Google Maps Voice Not Working in Car

Open Play store > Profile icon at the top right corner > Manage apps and device > See details > Tap on Google Maps app > Uninstall > Uninstall

After uninstalling the app, restart your phone, download it again, and check to fix the issue.

How do I Turn On Voice Directions On Google Maps Android?

How do I Turn On Voice Directions On Google Maps Android

To turn on voice directions on your Google maps Android, open the Google Maps app > Search the Place in the search bar > Directions > Start > Tap the Volume icon at the top > Tap on Unmuted to listen to the route.

How do I Change the Google Map Voice on Android?

How do I Change the Google Map Voice on Android Devices

You can change your Android device’s Google map voice language using navigation settings. Open Google Maps app > Profile icon at the top right > Settings > Navigation Settings > Voice Selection > Choose a Voice.

I hope the above-given steps fix Google maps voice not working on Android phones or tablets. If you have known any other solutions, please share them with us.

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2 comments

  1. Uninstalling updates worked to fix my google maps not talking to me

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