Technology Google Maps brings your destination history to iOS

10:37  19 april  2017
10:37  19 april  2017 Source:   Engadget

Google Maps can remember where you parked on Android and iOS

  Google Maps can remember where you parked on Android and iOS Google Maps already lets you know when parking at your destination might be difficult, but the app's latest navigation feature aims to make things even easier after you've arrived. On Android, users simply need to tap the blue dot once they've parked and then hit "Save your parking" to drop a pin handily labeled "You parked here." Tapping the pin label brings up another card where you can set a reminder to pay the parking meter, snap a picture of your parking space, share your car's location or just jot down some parking notes.

If you're one of the millions of people relying on Google 's mapping expertise, you can see all of your past Maps destinations in a list called Your Timeline. In this article: apple, destinationhistory, gear, google , googlemaps , internet, iOS , mobile, yourtimeline.

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  Google Maps brings your destination history to iOS © Provided by Engadget As a competitor to Apple Maps, Google Maps does a pretty great job on iOS. Of course, it helps that Google started mapping long before Apple's offering drove people onto airport runways. If you're one of the millions of people relying on Google's mapping expertise, you can see all of your past Maps destinations in a list called Your Timeline. This marks the first time iOS users can access the feature, one that Android and desktop users have had for years.

You can get to your timeline pretty easily, both from the cards of places you've been as well as through the Google Maps menu. The place cards will now show you the dates of your previous visits, though this information is only visible to you. You can also get a monthly email from Google Maps, reminding you of all the cool places you've been. Of course, if you only hit the convenience store, fast food joints and the laundromat, this feature might be less than useful. If so, you can toggle it off in preferences.

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Google has kept track of your whereabouts for a while now, so surfacing the data for users seems like a no-brainer. Ultimately, whether you use Your Timeline to remember your vacation or how to find the last Burger King you went to, the feature will now work for you on iOS, too.

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