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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

3 New features for Google Maps You Should Know.

Google continues to improve Google Maps, one of Android and iOS platform's most common map apps, by adding new features to help users make their commutes effective and seamless.
Today, we're going to look at three new features recently introduced by the tech giant in Google Maps.

1. Follow Local Guide.    

It can be quite exhausted to find good restaurants right after moving to or visiting a new city. Well, as a way to get some expert tips, Google has introduced a new app that will encourage users to follow their favorite local guides.
As you can see below, the Local Guides will be available in Google Maps' "For You" section. As of now, the app will be limited to nine cities like Bangkok, Delhi, London, Mexico City, New York, Osaka, San Francisco, São Paulo, and Tokyo. Ideally, however, Google will extend the functionality in the near future to more cities.

2. Google Place Name Pronunciation

knows how hard it can be to visit a completely new place. Place names are sometimes difficult to pronounce, and Google wants to help you learn pronunciations with a new feature that speaks the place name with the correct pronunciation based on the default language of your phone.
This feature may be useful in situations where you need to describe a cab driver's destination. Look at the GIF below to see the feature in motion.

3. Edit Google Maps Profile

Editing Google Maps Profile has allowed Google to edit the public profile of Google Maps within the Google Maps app. To do this, tap the hamburger menu in the app's top-left corner and pick "Your Profile."
Navigate to Edit Profile on the "Your Profile" tab. Here, as you can see in the above picture, you can make the necessary changes. On its launch, the feature was limited to Android, but is now available on both Android and iOS.
So, that's our short list of new features on Google Maps that you should know about. If you're interested in learning some cool tips and tricks to use Google Maps as a pro, click on the link to check out our article about the same. By the way, what new feature will most excite you? In the post, tell us.

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