The changes to Google Maps are coming in thick and quick – from recommending locations to stop by to sharing smartphone battery lifestyle with pals. Far more lately, Google additional a Commute tab to its cellular app to boost the excursion planning method.
Whilst sharing dwell areas has been out there on the Google Maps app for equally Android and iOS considering that past year, the ability to share your ETA with pals and family members was launched on the Android app in August this year.
That feature, Google announced now, has now been additional to the iOS variation. In addition, Google Map end users on equally platforms can also share their ETAs with contacts by means of third-bash programs like Fb Messenger, WhatsApp and Line.
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The feature is uncomplicated to use – once you’ve started out a journey, tap the ‘^’ menu and pick out “Share excursion progress”, which presents you the ability share your dwell area, route, and ETA. This will also convey up a record of third-bash applications that can be employed to ship your ETA to contacts, building it less difficult to share your area.
The feature is out there for driving, cycling and strolling navigation, and will quickly stop sharing your area once your journey ends, ensuring your pals and family members don’t continue on stalking you.
This update – out there by means of the Play Shop and the Application Shop now – will make sharing your area much easier by doing away with the require to manually ship it by means of a separate text message.