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Google Maps brings back compass on Android

SAN FRANCISCO

Google has introduced that it’s bringing again the compass widget inside Maps on Android units.

In a help publish, Google stated it has determined to convey again the compass on account of “overwhelming help” for the characteristic.

“We’re excited to announce the return of the compass on Maps for Android. The compass was faraway from Maps for Android in early 2019 in an effort to scrub up the Navigation display however on account of overwhelming help it’s again,” the corporate stated.

“Once you use Maps on Android to navigate to a vacation spot, the compass will, once more, be featured as one of many widgets on the correct facet of the display. As you rotate, the crimson arrow will point out which path is north,” it added.

This characteristic is on the market for all Android customers who’ve up to date to model 10.62 globally. For Google Maps customers on iOS the compass was not eliminated and can proceed to be obtainable, the corporate stated.

Final month, Google Maps rolled out darkish theme on its Android app for customers across the globe.

The Google Maps in darkish mannequin includes a super-dark shade of gray for the map background. The road names are available a lighter shade of gray, permitting customers to simply spot the necessary landmarks and roads.

—IANS

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