How to Change Miles to Kilometers in Maps on iPhone

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Navigating in a different country and feeling confused trying to convert miles to kilometers? Or perhaps you learned the metric system and realized how much more sense it makes than the imperial system. Whatever the reason, you can easily change miles to kilometer in Maps on iPhone for all future directions. Here’s how.

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How to Change Miles to Kilometers in Maps

  • Open Settings.

  • Tap Maps.

  • Under Distances, you’ll see In Miles and In Kilometers. Tap In Kilometers to make the switch.

That’s all there is to it!

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Abbey Dufoe is a freelance writer and a web producer at a nonprofit based in Princeton, NJ. She's always itching for the newest iOS gadget (current favorite - the Apple Watch). She tweets and blogs about the earth and the Internet on Twitter at @abbeydufoe and at