3 New Features Of Google Maps, You Should Know

Google Maps is one of the most convenient and functional mapping systems. The developers don’t get tired to add more and more new features to the service and related mobile applications, that you will know from our JiJi.ng article!

1. Sending the coordinates of the point of Google Maps on your smartphone

Very often we use to search for any place on online version of Google Maps on your computer or laptop and then you want to save the results on your mobile device for later using. Now you can pass the coordinates of any point from the web version of Google Maps on a smartphone by pressing just one button.

Simply put a label on the map, and then appeared in the left pane click the linkSend to a mobile device.” After that, the smartphone comes with a popup notification name of the place. Tap on the notification opens the mobile version of Google Maps with the correct label.

2. View the history of your movement

It’s no secret that Google collects information about our every step. It does this, of coursefor our own good and provides more quality services. An interesting example of this function appeared recently in the mobile version of Google Maps and is calledTimeline“. You can find this item in the menu on the left pane.


Here is the history of your movements and location dates. It is interesting that the toolTimelinedisplays not only the routes but also the way of movement, made photos and other information.

3. Your owm titles on the map

The latest version of Google Maps for Android contains another unobtrusive, but functional innovation. Now you can give any point on the map your own title. This feature is especially useful for travelers who find it difficult to remember addresses of hotels, museums and other places of interest in a foreign language.

To access this feature tapnite at the right point in Google Maps, and then open the card of the place. Here, tap the menu button (three points above) and selectChange name“. On the next page, type the new name of the selected place. Later, you can quickly find all these points, seeyour place.”

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