Google Maps App Adds One Tap For Real Time Traffic & Destinations

Feb 7, 2017 • 7:53 am | comments (0) by | Filed Under Google Maps

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Google updated the Android version of the Google Maps app to add one tap to your favorite destinations within the app. The cool part, you can access real-time traffic without having to plug in the address - you just tap and it shows it right away for your favorite destinations.

Here is a screen shot of it:

Google Maps Driving Traffic

Google wrote:

Starting today we’re rolling out an update to Google Maps on Android that provides helpful everyday info - in real time - at the bottom of your home screen. Just swipe up and you’ll see three tabs that will help you find a nearby restaurant, beat traffic, or catch the next bus.

Here is a large GIF showing this off:

Google Maps App Driving Tap

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