Google Maps 9:37 (Beta): More order in settings and customizable personal content




Feels like every two days to skin at Androidpolice an update out about new features and changes in the recent updates of Google Maps. Today is about the current beta version of 9:37. There are more this time optical improvements, which could be found. So, meanwhile with quite confusing list of different notification toggles now was, for example, finally resorted and designed attractive. But also on the card itself, you can now restrict personal content better. For this purpose, a new Category “Content” was created in the settings.

Here typically be adjusted, what content should be displayed on your own Google Map and the timeline. So currently can therefore addresses of personal contacts Show on the map or you can show his photos in the personal timeline, which I personally find the latter option less relevant.

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For people who want to have a shortcut on the home screen to access directly to their timeline can even this option was created. The procedure is as in the view of the timeline, the Overflow menu opens the top right and select “Add to Home Screen” from.

Also at the Local Guides was thought. Because so far it was only guides with Level 4 or higher possible entries from locations near sometimes just alter or to check other users posts. The minimum level has now been reduced to Level 3, which is clearly more guides should open the doors to participate.

More Teardowns and code snippets you please can extract our source . Here I will limit myself only to the really traceable changes and innovations.

Those who want to test the Google Maps Beta for Android itself, here will be comprehensive .


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