If you're going where the Internet is slow, mobile data is expensive, or you can't get online, you can save an area from Google Maps to your phone or tablet and use it when you're offline. Note: Downloading offline maps isn't available in some regions because of contractual limitations, language support, address formats, or other reasons. So I'm now in Brazil, and I suddenly find that I can't download any offline maps of the local areas. When I go to the menu in Google Maps and select Make Available Offline, I get the usual square overlay to select the area, and then it turns red and says "Offline maps is not available in selected area". May 26, · How To Use Google Maps Offline on Android - This video will demonstrate how to save google maps for offline use on Android phone. of right . Asia - Google maps offline - Japan? - Hi everyone I read some useful advice here about downloading Google Maps onto a tablet so you can ()Asia - Google maps offline - Japan? - Hi everyone I.