Google Maps has become a rather indispensable tool to users worldwide and the tech giant makes it a point to live up to their expectations. After just having updated the service with extra options and having streamlined it, the Android Google Maps got outfitted with version 9.2, as well. The mobile app offers both the fastest route and some unique features for a remarkable driving experience.
The new Android version of Google Maps is available for download and subscribers are already talking about it. All see the update as beneficial, even if no crucial changes were introduced.
Among the new gimmicks, clients can now control the voice volume for the application’s route features, browsing by three presets. The newly introduced ‘Tilt’ option permits subscribers to get an angled perspective of the virtual map when they are navigating, like what most GPS gadgets do. However, the standard bird’s eye view is still accessible as a part of the standard mode of the app.
Furthermore, Google Maps can now distinguish if the application loses alignment, inviting the traveler to aid in re-balancing the gadget by making movements in a given pattern.
Searching for a particular spot is currently likewise simpler, with more dynamic use of ‘auto correct’ in the recommendations. More exactly subscribers are alerted via a notice message that the app has altered something while writing a certain location. These ‘place’ suggestions have been improved as well, according to reports.
Google is already popular for incorporating in its aps little ‘surprises’ for users, and the Android Maps make no exception. User downloading the update will be happy to discover a link for Santa’s Village” in the navigation menu. The link actually allows tracking Santa’s route on Christmas Eve. The features has not been officially presented by Google with the update release, the tech company designing it as an “extra” treat.
The new upgrade is not to be skipped, as the different enhancements it puts forth are – without a doubt- very useful in the long run. Taking into consideration that users’ were pushing for better automatic recommendations for some time now, they should not miss the chance to enjoy a better oriented Maps app.
As of now, the upgrade is available for all those who already have it in their Play Store. This means that if, by any chance, Android does not automatically do the update, then users can get it themselves from Play Store. The size of the app is average, so users should not be worried about Maps eating too much of their phones’ memory. They are, however, encouraged to downloaded through Wi-Fi.
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