Google today has started rolling out an update to its Maps application on Android that brings about several new features and changes. Most notably, version 9.12 of the app adds a new interface called “Your timeline.” On this screen, which is accessible via the slide-out navigation drawer, you can see all of the places to which you’ve been, in a comprehensive timeline-like interface.
Not only does the feature show where you’ve been, it also shows what specific times you were there and in some cases, the specific navigation route you took to get there. The timeline also shows pictures that may have been taken at those locations. To switch between days, you can either choose a date via the top action bar, or swipe left or right to move between days.
In addition to the timeline feature, the update also makes it possible to edit the name of a place you find via Maps. For instance, you could rename “Chick-fil-a” to “The best restaurant,” or whatever pleases you.
As usual with Google updates, this is a staged rollout so it may take a while for the update to hit your device via the Play Store. If you don’t feel like waiting, the APK is available for download via APKMirror now.
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