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Is there a way to customize foot speed for Google Maps Transit directions?

I often use transit directions to get around, but sometimes I'd rather run five minutes to catch up to a bus instead of waiting where I am for 15 minutes for the next bus. Google Maps transit ...
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Directions are not displayed properly in Google My Places

Here is my map with locations and directions: ...
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Is there any way I can add more than 10 locations to Google Maps?

Is there any way to add more than 10 locations to Google maps (by becoming a premium user or other paid services)? Or is a default for all users ?
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Add many locations to Google Map?

I have a bunch of addresses that I need to add to one of my Google Maps. Google Maps just says to add each and everyone of them manually, but it's a lot of of work to do this manually. Does someone ...
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How to save embedded Google map to my account

Is there a way to save an embedded Google map with its pins to my account or my maps so I can view them in my Android mobile? For example, here's a map with ATMs of my city: ...
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View list of addresses in order in Google Maps

I have some addresses that I want to visit, and I want to draw the order I should take in Google Maps. Is there any feature that enables me to do this?
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Completely turn off new Google Maps and go back to old one

I found new Google Maps slow, useless and pathetic. Is there any way, I can turn them off completely and go back to old, favored old Google Maps? Or is this, as with everything in Google, one way ...
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Any way to plot 100K+ points on a map?

Does anyone know a way to upload hundreds of thousands of lat/longs to a map (Google Maps, but open to other suggestions) at the same time? I have a CSV with the full address, and the lat/longs for ...
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How to enable new Google Maps

How can I enable new Google Maps? It seems I’m still stuck with the old version. Can't find a link or switch. When I click “Try it now”, it takes me to the preview tour. I’m from Canada; was it ...
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Remove “lables” overlay on new Google Maps

On the old style Google Maps there was an option to remove the "lables" overlay so in satellite view you would just see the map. In the new version of Maps I can't seem to find out how to remove ...
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How to change the default location for Google Maps when “Location” preference is not available in Search Settings?

This has already been asked: How do I set a default Google Maps location? But I am in an unusual situation, same as Neets as in this comment. Every time I log into Google Maps (the new one, but I ...
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How do I build a commuting route that includes driving, public transit, and walking?

I've noticed that My Maps is back in Google Maps. My primary interest is creating a route with the following itinerary: Start from my "Home" location Drive to a public transit location Take the ...
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How to import objects from My Maps to Google Places

We have a map with hundreds of points but they don't appear in Google Maps search. I was told that if I put them in Google Places, they will appear in maps search. Is this true? And if it is true ...
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Why does Google blur out the name on this street sign?

I was searching StreetView in the UK for a particular road sign but when I got to the location I saw this: Why has Google blurred out the street name, but only one part of the street name? Other ...
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How can I encode my preference of biking/walking/public transport in a google maps URL?

I used to be able to specify a url parameter to automatically show public transport directions, but it stopped working and now I only get driving directions when I enter a URL like this: ...
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How to view Street View for certain date?

I was checking out this answer showing how the Colorado DOT dealt with mile-marker theft issue. You can see that user Sparr used Street View images of the spot from different dates to answer the ...
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Create KMZ from Google Maps

I have a bunch of locations stored in "My Maps". Is it possible that I create a KMZ file that I can use in Google Earth?
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How to display route in Google Streetview?

In the past, when you searched a route on Google Maps and then switched to Streetview, the route was shown in the Streetview image (as a thick blue line). That was a very useful feature, since it ...
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Export Google Maps Result Query

I'm getting multiple pin locations for "XYZ store" by searching on maps.google.com I want to export all the coordinates or points to whatever file possible (KML, HTML, doesn't really matter). The ...
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Google Maps menu in Russian

I can't change Google Maps menu to English. English is my language of choice throughout Google, but in Google Maps the menu is in Russian. How can I change it to English?
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Adding notes to places in Google Maps

Is it possible to add my own notes to places in Google Maps? I need to find new customers and would like to add notes to placemarks on the map. Further to that, is it possible to create categories ...
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How to create a custom map by plotting only certain addresses or points in an online Web mapping service like Google Maps etc. for printing

For example, for any city, I want to create a A4 printable map, showing only specific addresses (like important areas of a city). Such a map will show which direction each area falls, optionally ...
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How to view combined (overlaid) Google Map's map and satellite view?

There's "Sattellite/Map" button which toggles between map-only and satellite-only modes. How to view satellite image with the map (roads and rivers) drawn on top?
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Google Maps map marker hover text

When you search for a company in maps, you can hover your mouse over the map and see additional text. This looks like it comes from the website of the company, from the metadescription, or body if no ...
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How can I enable Google Maps to my enterprise users?

We are using Google Enterprise. Usually, when I want to add/remvoe a core/other service it's done from the Admin Control panel Currently, when trying to access maps.google.com both me (Admin) and my ...
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Can I add my business in Google Maps without add it on Google+?

Can I add my business in Google Maps without add it on Google+? I have a Google+ page for my website of this shop and I don't want a second Google+ page for the real store. Is possible?
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Can I change the favicon of Google Maps? [migrated]

It is possible to change the favicon of Google Maps? I want to be able to use a new favicon that I've created.
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Showing nearest franchise location with Google Map

Can I share a link with Google Maps, that will request user for his location & show nearest franchise location of X company? Example: User click link-> Location Request & Provided -> Show ...
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How can I save a coordinate into a marker in the new Google Maps?

I've marked the exact point of a place which I want to save and Google displays the coordinates properly: Is there a way I can save it into a marker to share or access it later?
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Toll fee on Google Maps

Is there any way to see the sum of the toll fees of a path on Google Maps?
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Why doesn't Google Maps show my home and the starred locations while planning a route?

Is there any way to switch it back on? Now the starring function seems useless.
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How to save Google map with pinned locations?

I have created a new map in which I pinned (with markers) various places for my vacation. I would like to find out how to save it for offline use. How to do so? Edit: as it turns out, you need to use ...
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How to show a marker with a description at specific coordinates via URL with the new (mid-2013) Google Maps

A link like this used to work up until the latest revamp of Google Maps (before July 2013): http://maps.google.com/maps?q=description+(name)+%4046.090271,6.657248 What it did was to show a map with ...
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Claim and fix an unauthorized listing in Google Maps/Places

One of our branch offices has had a Google Maps/Places listing created and verified by a staff member who was not authorized (not the IT or Communications & Marketing departments); the office has ...
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What is the name of the icon for Google Map street view?

What is the name of the icon for Google Map street view? It is orange and modeled on a man. (Today he wears a uniform with a ball for World Cup): Is it called just a stickman?
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Is there a way I can get the street list of Google maps?

I need it for our database development, as we are a real estate agency in 6 countries. As far as I know there is an opportunity to buy the street list for a certain amount/ year/country. How can I get ...
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Finding 360 degree panoramic views in Google Maps

After searching for a destination on Google Maps, how can I see or determine if there are 360 degree panoramas, in the form of pictures, available for it? At present, I click on each picture and try ...
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Get driving directions at specific time of the day

Is there any service that provides accurate driving directions to a location at a specified time of the day? By that I mean the service should take into account the average traffic for that specific ...
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How can I make all markers on a custom Google map appear together instead of being separated by pages?

After a certain number of markers have been added to a custom Google map, Google breaks them into separate pages. To view any of the latter ones, at the bottom of the marker list one has to click to ...
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How can I go from one house to the next in Google Maps' Street View?

In Google Maps Street View (ancient version, and the new one), I have extreme difficulties to go, as the title says, from one house to the next. I mean, my efforts with mouse and keyboard make the ...
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How to Create Line Break on Google Maps Engine Lite

I am editing a map in Google Maps Engine Lite and when I add a marker and description, it doesn't let me make a new line. Enter saves what I wrote, and Shift + Enter and Ctrl + Enter don't work.
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How do I share Google Maps directions?

I am finding the new Google Maps is confusing. Sharing directions used to be intuitive -- there used to be a "Link" button, and you could even hit the "Short URL" checkbox to access a convenient ...
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Grab locations to KML from custom map owned by a different person

I have a Google map and I need to grab these locations. Is it possible to grab locations to a KML file from custom Google maps that are created by other users?
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How to get the coordinates in the new Google Maps?

You used to be able to right-click and drop a lat-lon marker on a point to get its coordinates: How do you get the latitude & longitude in the new Google Maps? Update: just got an email from ...
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How to drop marker at lat/long in new Google Maps

How would one go about dropping a marker at a certain lat/long in the new Google Maps? Visiting https://www.google.com/maps/@37.7,-122.4,16z only centers the map at those coordinates but does not ...
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Why is Google maps enforcing the “sensor” parameter?

The Google maps geocoding API has a sensor parameter that is mandatory in V3: sensor (required) — Indicates whether or not the geocoding request comes from a device with a location sensor. This ...
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How can I map my Gmail contacts' physical location in Google Maps?

Is there a way plot groups of my Gmail contacts' physical locations in Google Maps? OS is Windows Vista.
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How can I add multiple destinations in new Google Maps?

Just been on the new Google Maps (the online, desktop browser based, Google Maps), and did a route planner from A to B. However, I want to add in a pickup along the way (just like could be done in the ...
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Add public transport details to Google Maps (Cracow)

I would like to know if any of you have added public transport to Google Maps. I live in Cracow, Poland and I'm fed up with not having it there. I was once reading about adding geo location of bus ...
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Is there a way to get the Google Maps Driving Time without traffic via Google Distance Matrix API?

As already said: Is there any possibility to get the google gaps driving time without traffic via Google Distance Matrix API? I do not need current traffic. I do not need any kind of average driving ...