Google Maps Stories November 14

Since I/O 2018, Google Maps has seen a slew of updates from the Google Material Theme to focus on personalized location suggestions. Last month, it added a “Follow” button on listings to get store updates, with Google Maps for Android and iOS now adding a business messaging feature.

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Google Maps Stories November 7

Over the summer, Google starting testing out Waze-like reports within Maps for incidents such as a crashes. Now, it seems the company is building on that feature with new Google Maps reporting features that a few users are seeing.

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Google Maps Stories October 30

How to force dark mode on Google Maps navigation for Android

Google has slowly been adding a dark mode to several of its applications, including YouTube and Google News. For quite some time, Google Maps has supported a “Night” mode, which turns the navigation interface dark. However, that feature is not able to be manually toggled. Today though, we’ll show you how to force that setting to stay on all the time. Here’s how to force Google Maps dark mode on Android.

Google Maps Stories October 24

In recent months, Google Maps has added a number of features from a complete Material Theme redesign to revamped trip sharing. The latest update adds a new feature to the “For you” tab that allows users to follow stores and get updates.

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Google Maps Stories October 18

In recent months, Google Maps on mobile has been completely redesigned with a Google Material Theme, Explore, Commute, and most recently EV charging stations. The Android app is now getting improved live trip sharing that is also coming to iOS.

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Google Maps Stories October 16

Google Maps adds detailed charging station listings for Tesla, other electric cars 

Following recent updates focused on upgrading Commutes, Google Maps is now working to improve the experience of finding charging stations for electric vehicles. Optimized search and listings surface more detailed information like ports availability, and supports Tesla, ChargePoint, and several other networks around the world.

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