Get Started

Start building with commonly used features of the Maps SDK for Android.
Create an account, generate an API key, and start building.
Learn how to load the Maps SDK for Android, and add a map with a marker to your web app.
Customize just about every aspect of the map, including roads, geographical features, points of interest, and more.
Find the current location of an Android device, and display details of the place or other point of interest at that location.


Browse docs for core features of the Maps SDK for Android.
Add a basic map to an Android app.
Add markers to a map, make them interact with click events, customize the color, image, and more.
Show an info window with additional information and context when your users tap on a marker.
Customize how users will interact by configuring built-in UI components and gestures.
Listen to events on the map, including map clicks, marker clicks, camera changes, overlay events, and more.
Add polygons, polylines, and circles to your maps, and customize their appearance.
Add image overlays that are tied to latitude and longitude, and move when dragging or zooming the map.
Build a wearable app with the Maps SDK for Android.
Control aspects of the camera including position, zoom level, and bearing.
Superimpose images on top of Google's base map tiles, to add data and local imagery to your app.

Utility & helper libraries

Integrate open-source utility and helper libraries for Android apps
Use Kotlin extensions to enable concise and idiomatic Kotlin.
Enhance your app with utilities for a wide range of applications.
Use RxJava binding with the Maps SDK for Android, and Places SDK for Android.
Use Jetpack Compose with the Maps SDK for Android.

Code Samples

Run sample apps that demonstrate the use of the Maps SDK for Android.
Install and run Maps SDK for Android demos in both Java and Kotlin.
Learn how to add a current place picker to your Android app, and more.

Help & support

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