If Voice Navigation is delayed, interrupted or not working in Google Maps, you can find below the steps to fix the issue of Voice Not Working in Google Maps on iPhone.
Voice Navigation Not Working in Google Maps
If Voice is delayed or not working in Google Maps on iPhone, it is most likely that you may have muted or disabled Sound in Google Maps.
If the Sound appears to be delayed during Voice Navigation, the problem is usually due to Google Maps being set to play Voice Navigation over Bluetooth.
With this understanding, let us go ahead and take a look at the steps to fix the problem of Delayed, Interrupted or No Sound in Google Maps on iPhone.
1. Enable Voice Navigation
The first logical step would be to make sure that Voice Navigation is enabled for Google Maps on your device.
Open Google Maps > tap on your Profile Icon and select Settings in the slide-up menu.
From Settings screen, go to Navigation > select the Unmuted option and set volume level to Normal or Louder.
Note: You can also Unmute Google Maps by tapping on the Speaker icon that appears in Google Maps, while it is in Navigation mode.
After this, you should have no problem hearing Sound in Google Maps, while you are in navigation mode.
2. Check If iPhone is Stuck in Headphone Mode
Operate the Volume Up and Volume Down buttons on your iPhone and watch the Volume indicator, as it appears on the screen of your iPhone.
If you see ‘Headphone Icon’ on the Volume indicator, your iPhone is stuck in Headphone Mode. You should be able to get your iPhone out of Headphone Mode by using steps provided in the link.
3. Enable/Disable Play Voice Over Bluetooth Option
If want to hear Voice Navigations in Google Maps through the Car’s Speaker System, you need to enable Voice Over Bluetooth option.
Open Google Maps > tap on your Profile Icon and select Settings option in the menu that appears.
From the Settings screen, go to Navigation > On the next screen, move the toggle next to Play voice over Bluetooth to ON position.
Note: If you are experiencing delayed or interrupted Voice Navigation, it is better to disable this option and use the Sound from your device to recieve Voice Navigation from Google Maps.
4. Turn OFF Bluetooth
If you are experiencing interrupted or delayed Sound in Google Maps, the problem could be due to the Cellular Network on your device being interrupted by Bluetooth.
Go to Settings > Bluetooth > turn OFF Bluetooth by moving the toggle to OFF position.
After disabling Bluetooth, see if the problem of No Sound in Google Maps is fixed.
5. Reboot iPhone
The problem could be due to stuck apps and processes interferring with proper functioning of Google Maps App. This can be fixed by restarting your device.
Go to Settings > General > scroll down to bottom and tap on Shut Down. On the next screen, use the Slider to Power OFF iPhone
Allow iPhone to completely shut-down > Wait for 30 seconds and Restart iPhone by pressing the Power button.
6. Update Google Maps
Open App Store on your iPhone and tap on the Profile icon located at top-right corner.
On the next screen, tap on the Update option located next to Google Maps (if available).
7. Uninstall & Reinstall Google Maps
Long press (Tap and Hold) on Google Maps App and select Remove App option.
On the confirmation pop-up, select the Delete option to confirm. After uninstalling Google Maps, restart iPhone and Reinstall Google Maps on your device from the App Store.