Google Maps 9.26: Notifications of New Places, Search on Walking Routes and Bike, and More
If you like shopping or dining at new or popular sites then you will love the new version of Google Maps that is already coming to Android devices.
Its new update to the version 9.26, Google Maps is filled with the following new features we’ll see after the jump, being the new notifications of new and popular places one of its main innovations.
New and popular places
In Settings > notifications We can activate the new option New and popular places. As indicated in their description will allow us to discover new sites have been added or recently opened and which are the most popular.
Search and stops on walking routes and cycling
Since February we can do searches and add stops while we are driving now thanks to this new version also can do the same for our walking and cycling. Now we can also carry out searches and add stops. That Yes, shows different shortcuts in the routes by car, the search for gas stations and supermarkets are replaced by the cajejos and shops 24 hours when we go on foot or by bicycle.
Change the icon of House
To change the icon of our House already no need to open your location, now from the section Your sites and by clicking on the home menu can change the icon easily.
“Ok Google” detection
Finally, now from Settings > navigation settings We find the new section “Ok Google” detection It is not rather than direct access to the settings of the application of Google to activate or deactivate the word active “Ok Google”. If you have activated “Ok Google” can enjoy the search and Google Maps voice mode commands from hands-free.