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How to Enable Dark Mode in Google Maps on Android

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Traveling at night, or just prefer a dark interface? You can enable dark mode in Google Maps on your Android phone and enjoy a dark navigation system. We’ll show you how to toggle that mode on and off.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/772860/how-to-enable-dark-mode-in-google-maps-on-android/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Mahesh Makvana

How to Change Your Home Address on Google Maps

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Google Maps allows you to set a home address (and work address) so you can quickly find directions to and from your home. When you move, you should update it in Google Maps, too. We’ll show you how to do that.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/768500/how-to-change-your-home-address-on-google-maps/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Mahesh Makvana

How to Draw Missing Roads on Google Maps

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As great as Google Maps is, it’s not infallible. New places and roads are popping up all the time, and sometimes they get overlooked. You can help Google Maps and the community by drawing missing roads yourself.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/759760/how-to-draw-missing-roads-on-google-maps/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

A GPS-Based Bug Could Roll Back Your Devices to 2002

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No one needs low-rise jeans to come back. Or capri trousers. And though they were supremely comfortable for their time, the Juicy Couture tracksuit can stay in the vault we put it in. Time has to stay synced precisely to the second, to prevent there from making a comeback. But a bug in the time rollback checking code…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/a-gps-based-bug-could-roll-back-your-devices-to-2002-1847918794
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Florence Ion

Waze will warn you about traffic jams and detours before you drive

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Waze can be helpful for dodging gridlock and other headaches while you drive, but now it’s helping you make a more informed choice before you start moving. The Google-owned company has revamped the pre-drive screen on Android and iOS to deliver considerably more info on the pre-drive screen.

You’ll now see alternate routes, traffic levels, real-time reports and toll info, not to mention an explanation of just why Waze chose a given route. If the app recommends that you skip your typical route to work, you’ll know what’s to blame. You can still choose that usual route if you’d like.

The updated screen is already rolling out to users worldwide. In some ways, this is one of the more important Waze upgrades in recent memory. While Waze still thrives on its automatic route planning, this puts more control in your hands and might help more people understand how the app makes its decisions.

Source: https://www.engadget.com/waze-pre-drive-screen-information-144828779.html?src=rss
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Jon Fingas

How to Add a Missing Place to Google Maps

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There’s no denying that Google Maps is a phenomenal mapping service, but it’s not perfect. Every so often you may discover a place that’s not on Google Maps. You can help improve the service by adding it yourself.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/718113/how-to-add-a-missing-place-to-google-maps/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

How to Change Google Maps’ Scale from Miles to Kilometers

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When you zoom in and out of Google Maps, the scale of the map changes. You can view the current scale in a ruler bar showing either miles or kilometers, although you can switch between units. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/714710/how-to-change-google-maps-scale-from-miles-to-kilometers/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Ben Stockton

How to Find Your Family and Friends Using Google Maps

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Google Maps can give you peace of mind when it comes to your loved ones. Whether it’s a school-aged child or an elderly family member, you can use Google Maps to find your family or friends’ locations.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/710447/how-to-find-your-family-and-friends-using-google-maps/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Sandy Writtenhouse

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