Google Maps for Android update will let you share maps and hide interface elements

Google Maps for Android update will let you share maps and hide interface elements

An incoming Google Maps update has some nifty features Android fans will like. With Maps 9.1, Google will allow sharing of My Maps as well as a full-screen mode than takes unused items like a search bar away.

A simple tap on the screen while viewing a map removes unnecessary interface elements like the search bar or quick-launch for directions. Tapping the screen again brings the buttons and text entry field back.

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If you have a maps saved, you can now share them. You can also edit the captions for any Google Photos that are location tagged and available in “your places.”

Android Police has the download if you’re anxious to see the changes for yourself. Google hasn’t rolled the update out just yet, so if you’re not into side-loading apps, sit tight.

Maps v9.11 Finally Allows You To Tap To Hide UI Elements In Map View, Adds Sharing For My Maps [Android Police]

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