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Google Maps Getting New Widget to Let Android Customers Begin Navigation Proper From the Residence Display screen: Report

Google Maps is reportedly getting a brand new homescreen widget that may assist Android customers begin navigation a lot quicker. The replace is in keeping with Google releasing new widgets for its main apps together with Google Telephone, YouTube Music, Google Preserve, Calculator, and Clock with the rollout of a secure model of Android 12. The brand new Google Map widget is claimed to have a search bar, shortcuts to close by shops, and the person’s most-visited areas for rapidly starting route navigation.

The brand new widget for Google Maps was first spotted by Reddit person @MishaalRahman. As per the screenshot shared by the person, it includes a search bar with 4 or eight navigation shortcuts to personalised areas which can be ceaselessly visited by a person corresponding to dwelling, work, and so forth., in addition to widespread search queries like petrol pump (gasoline station), restaurant, and grocery shops.

The Google Maps search widget seems to be supporting dynamic theming on gadgets working Android 12 for colors. When you’re on Android 11, the app appears to be utilizing blue accent colors identical to Google’s different widgets. The most recent widget is reportedly rolling out with Google Maps model 11.3.0. 

The brand new Google Maps search widget is claimed to be just like the 2 iOS widgets released earlier in July this 12 months. Google Maps for iOS model 5.74 introduced the widgets expertise for iPhone customers. The primary widget permits customers to verify close by eating places or gasoline stations extra simply with few faucets, whereas the latter is designed to verify site visitors situations and site particulars. It additionally exhibits store opening occasions and restaurant critiques. The 1×1 widget exhibits the present location of the person together with the site visitors layer as properly. iOS customers can add widgets immediately by tapping Edit within the Right this moment View or urgent the icon within the modifying mode on the homescreen. 

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Nithya P Nair is a journalist with greater than 5 years of expertise in digital journalism. She specialises in enterprise and know-how beats. A foodie at coronary heart, Nithya loves exploring new locations (learn cuisines) and sneaking in Malayalam film dialogues to boost conversations. More

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