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Count result list in Google Maps search

How can I get total number of found results in this search windows except scrolling all the pages till the end? Is there any trick?
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Why certain points on Google Maps appears only after searching?

What circumstances must be met by a point of interest on Google Maps so it appears always, not only after searching? Why certain points are visible only after searching? Here is a screenshot of the ...
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How can I view the traffic time graph in my browser for Google Maps?

I can't find the graph showing trip time vs departure time when using maps.google.com in Chrome on my PC. I can easily find it in the Android App though, I just get directions (not navigation) and ...
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How can I change the language of the UI of Google maps to English?

My operating system language is English US. My regional settings in operating system are English US My browser settings are in English US. Three different browsers: Google Chrome, Opera, Firefox. My ...
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Is there a way to export the places in “my map” into a standard “Google Maps my places list”?

We have a project in a country with very poor roads in which Google Maps works far from perfectly when trying to define routes by car between villages. The app works much better in its standard form, ...
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Can I rename an entire neighbourhood in Google Maps?

My entire neighbourhood (est. 20k+ citizens) is incorrectly named in Google Maps. The whole neighbourhood's name is incorrectly taken after a single historic point being part of it. Can I rename it? ...
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Google map directions: wait until I enter both locations

When I click on the "directions" button in Google maps, it puts "your location" in the start field and immediately starts calculating directions. So if I am looking for a walking route between ...
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How to draw a longitude and latitude over Google Maps?

There is a website named mapfrappe.com which offered this functionality of drawing longitudes and latitudes over Google Maps (you tap on a point on maps and longitudes and latitudes were automatically ...
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Can multiple phone numbers be added to a Google Place?

When adding a Place to Google Maps, there's a place to enter only 1 phone number. But what if the place has more than one? Is there any way to mention more than one phone number?
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Exporting custom place lists

On the Google Maps/Your Places/Saved tab you can create custom lists. Is there any way to export that list, programmatically or not? I tried "Your data in maps", but that only exports my Starred ...
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How to embed a google map of an address into a google sheet

I have a google sheet and I have cell B1 called Address which contains: 405 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017 I would like to embed a google map into my google sheet in cell D5 that looks like this: ...
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Is there a way to show a bunch of places by name on a map?

Let's say I have list of places and descriptions, something like this: The British Museum some tidbit about the museum London eye some info Bukcingham Palace some text ... I'd ...
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How to make my Google My Business listing appear on Google Maps?

I've followed some guides on the internet including this one. However, when I searched using the key words I put in my listing, my Google My Business listing did not show up in the result list. I ...
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Add trip manually in Google Maps or Google Travel

With the Google Trips app I was able to add a Trip manually and add related e-mails to it. Now I booked a trip and got a reservation e-mail but Google did not create a trip for that. I cannot find a ...
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How to prevent “invoked too many times per second” error [duplicate]

The main requirement is to find travel time with traffic data between two locations or zip-code. Inputs parameters would be from Location, destination, arrival time(this is between 6AM 8AM), mode of ...
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How does Google Maps calculate walking time?

In above linked image, Google Maps is showing that a distance of 293km can be covered by walking in 2 days and 12 hours. Does this estimated time include rest/sleep time or is it continuous ...
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Google maps on desktop doesn't let me navigate from my current position

When I use Google maps on my phone, it automatically suggests to navigate from my current location. For some reason, I can never find the option on the desktop version of the site. It doesn't even ...
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Navigation by using MyMaps

I have marked some points of interest in my newly created map in Google Mymaps. But now I would like to drive to selected point. Is it possible somehow ask Google to create route to my POI?
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Show places with rating higher than 4,7

Usually we see rating of places in Google Maps: Can I somehow ask Google to show all places in with rating higher than 4,7 in Belgium?
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Where can I edit a Google Maps shared list created on mobile?

I created a shared list on mobile (in the Android app) for planning a trip, but for some reason, I can't find it when I use Maps from the browser among the other lists. (I'm pretty sure that this is ...
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Does it exist an online map service that allows me to select what to view?

I want to take a screenshot of a map over a certain block in a European capital that should be "flat" and only list the street names on the surrounding streets, that is - no point of interests, labels,...
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Google Maps grey dotted lines identified location

I clicked to search for directions on a place on Google and it redirected to Maps. Google was able to precisely identify my location The map displayed several thick grey dotted curves all converging ...
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Update my photo on Google Maps without re-uploading

Is there any way to update my own photo on Google Maps without deleting it and uploading again? For instance, I have some poorly merged panorama uploaded, which has already some views: And I want to ...
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How to remove labels from Google Maps?

Removing labels is a nightmare! When one asks for instructions, you invariably get directed to something that isn't there! How is it done? Viewing London is a nightmare - so confusing.
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Is it possible to set different languages for different Google apps?

If I change my Google account's default language, it sets it for Search and Google Maps, and Gmail and so on... Now I want my Search to default to one language and my Google Maps default language to ...
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Why does Google Maps give different coordinates from what was entered

When I enter the coordinates 37°01.67'N 027°25.12'E into google maps it gives me the pin in the correct place, but seems to change those coordinates and gives conflicting results
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Display the borders of more than one city in Google Maps

If I click on a city's name in Google Maps, the area of the city will be highlighted, its borders are shown in red, and the view adjusted to center on the city. Is there a way to select more than one ...
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How can I remove wrong/old entries in the 'send to' in Google Map

When I want to send a google map location to my phone, this dialog shows up there are many phone entries in the dialog but only one of them is valid. However I can't find where to remove the old ...
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How to stop Google from sending updates about places in your lists?

Google Maps wouldn't stop pestering me about updates about the places I saved in my "Wants to go" list, so I had to ditch the list entirely and instead save those places in a "Foobar" list. Now ...
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Remove invalid “moving” entry from Google Maps' Timeline?

Is there some hidden way to remove an invalid "moving" (driving/flying/...) entry from the Google Maps timeline without deleting the whole day? For "stops" there's a menu next to it where I can remove ...
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Create KML file from Google Earth URL

I've been emailed the following https://earth.google.com/web/@30.0867484,-97.29304982,148.9215598a,284.21410691d,31.95361314y,0h,0t,0r Is there a way to turn this into a KML file? I have downloaded ...
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generate alphabetical map legend from placemarks

Let's say I've exported a KML (from My Google Maps) with a list of placemarks like: <Placemark> <name>Bachledzki Wierch 8a</name> <description>tel: 606426336</...
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Google Maps - places want to go

On my phone, I have several places marked under "want to go". When I log into my account on another device, those places are not there. How can I see the "want to go" on my phone and on my ...
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Ferry Routes with Google Maps Possible?

I have a number of ferry routes that I would like to add to my Google Maps [GM]. I have used the Directions argument in the https statement to enable mapping of both terminals of the ferry route [see ...
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Highlight roads from GPS while driving and storing

Is there a way for Google Maps (or any other map sofware) to mark a road while driving it following the GPS and then keep that mark across sessions? I would like to explore an area and all its roads ...
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Cannot change language for Google Maps

I originally set up both English and Japanese for all Google application as my understandable languages but since it started bothering me I deleted the Japanese and keep only English. However, every ...
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Find restaurants that I rated highly on Google Maps

I've reviewed many restaurants on Google Maps, especially in my home town (Stockholm). One reason for this is to better remember my own experience, so that I can tell if I want to return or not. When ...
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Can't remove my saved places in Google Maps

I have a bunch of saved places like this one that I can't remove them: After I click on it, doesn't appear as saved (Save button doesn't have the green flag on it) I've tried going to Menu -> Your ...
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Is it possible to save driving directions in Google Maps?

I am using Google Maps to plan a road trip. One of the issues I have is that I would like to create a set of (maps? directions?), one for each day. A daily trip would start at an address (a hotel) ...
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How do I get google or bing maps to give me turn by turn directions on a laptop?

Our company uses rugged laptops for our customer's delivery trucks. I can map the location without an issue and it will give us directions to the location but we cannot get it to do the turn by turn ...
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Is the Earth visible from the Moon in Google Maps?

After a while of random searching and everyday checking, today (I believe) I finally found the Moon in Google Maps while looking at the Earth. Distance looks good and even the shadow matches with ...
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How to deal with online position errors in Alberta Rural Addressing system in Google Maps

Alberta has a system for rural addresses described here: Alberta Rural Addressing System This system allows a location to be calculated from the address and the dominion survey, and the name of a ...
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Google Maps location permission

How can Google Maps know my precise location, on a Desktop environment, without GPS enabled, without asking for my location? For instance, it happens not only in Google Chrome, but in Firefox as well,...
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In which conditions Google Maps may offer / suggest slower route?

I've been using Google Maps for at least past 5-8 years (even before huge update) and as a default navigation app for at least past 2-3 years, if no longer. Every time during this period, no matter, ...
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Is there a way to plot Google Maps Location Sharing data?

Google Maps Location Sharing just shows the current location of a friend. Is there a way to show history? Is there any google API to read the shared location, so that I can persist it or plot it in a ...
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Increasing quotas of Google Maps API

I recently bought a web platform that uses Google Maps API, however the maximum quota set by Google is not enough for my need. My account already has a credit card for billing. I have not found any ...
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How to search Google Maps for locations near another by travel duration?

I want to search for say pizza near 123 Main Street. I can do that (https://www.google.com/maps/search/pizza/@39.827726,-88.9411735,13z/data=!3m1!4b1), but I want the view to also allow me to enter a ...
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How can I choose a different icon for each Saved Places list?

Have there been any changes since this question was originally asked? I can't find the option to change the colors of my Save Places list. All my lists are in light blue.
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Is Google Maps's “Popular Times” feature only for restaurants?

Is Google Maps's "Popular Times" feature only for restaurants, or is there a way to enable/view it for non-restaurants?
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Why is the south-Korean map using a different color scheme?

I found that Google Maps is using a different color scheme (opposed to the rest of the world) for the south-Korean road map. The main roads have a darker orange. And even the surrounding sea has a ...