Questions tagged [google-maps]

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how do I export my saved places in google maps?

I've been using Google Maps to save the places in town that I have to deliver newspapers to. I want to export that list of saved places to another application via a GPX file. How do I do that? can i ...
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Correct Google Maps GPS data

I have Google's location history turned on. A couple weeks ago I was in Alaska. My phone decided randomly that I was in Japan. It stayed there for hours and then jumped back. As teleportation isn't on ...
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business location with marker without existing house number

I want to have a marker on maps where my business has a real location people can visit, but this location does not have postal address (house number). I believe this might be the reason Google ...
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Is it possible to view the entire search history in Google Maps and not just the most recent one?

If you press in the text box to type address in Google Maps, it only shows the few recent searches. This initially made be believe it deletes older searches. However if you type one or a few letters ...
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Where can I contact Google to tell them my review isn't showing up?

Where can I contact Google to tell them my review isn't showing up? I wrote a review for a company I visited, but the review isn't showing up. It shows on my end but not when i'm logged into another ...
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Google Sheets / Maps - Exception: Service invoked too many times for one day

I have the following script in my Google spreadsheet to calculate the distance in miles and time driving between two addresses. It works perfect until I get an error "Exception: Service invoked ...
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Google Maps: Searching Moves View to Current Location

I frequently use google maps to plan trips. My workflow is to move the view around to look for interesting looking locations and then search to see if there are restaurants, sites... near by. However ...
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How to get full business opening hours in Google Maps?

Some businesses share their opening/closing times on their own POI on Google Maps. The web interface in my browser shows the times for the current week only (and when they were last updated). However, ...
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Is there a way to export Travel Plans and other lists from Google Maps (including notes)?

I have a number of items added to Travel Plans list of Google Maps (you can select it in the drop-down when you click Save button in the card), and now I would like to export them in a map exchange ...
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I have no option to upload videos to my reviews

I don't understand why I can't upload any video to my google reviews. I tried it from PC or even from Phone. Few months past I was able to upload video but now I can't. I didn't received any ban or ...
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How Accurate Is Google Places "Popular times"

I own a gym, which is in the basement of a hotel and immediately next to a busy bus stop. The "Popular times" on the Google listing for my gym don't appear to align with my experience. Is it ...
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How can I see the speed limit for every road in view on Google Maps (or Bing, Apple, etc.)?

I'm trying to find a safe route to bike to a location, and Google Maps suggests that I take a major highway to do so. So I'm trying to route out a safer trip manually, but knowing the speed limits of ...
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I want to find how visits I have for a specific location on Google Timeline

I want to find how visits I have for a specific place/location on Google Maps Timeline. I can see the places visited and days but I want to know how times I visited X during all of 2022 so far. I can ...
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Edit photo labels on Google Business Profile that group photos by topic

I've seen this on multiple Google Business Profiles (Google Map listings). Photos are uploaded to the profile by the owner or by customers, and they get grouped by topic or service. For example, this ...
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Is it known why Google actively hides their amazing 3D maps?

Google has spent a bazillion dollars painstakingly making actual 3D objects of every building, tree and other item of countless areas. This is secretly available for Google Maps. But not only is it ...
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Can the Google maps timeline's time intervals be changed?

The Google Maps Timeline seems to record my position every several minutes, which often results in either missing some locations or in a displayed route that goes nowhere near the actual one. Is there ...
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Why does maps suggest this 5 times longer route as default?

When planning this route, googles first suggestion is this big detour. I have noticed that sometimes google chooses a longer route because its easier (less turns), or because its less kilometers or ...
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Prevent Gmail from marking Google Maps' emails as SPAM

After about 3-5 years of uninterrupted usage, suddenly starting yesterday Gmail started to mark Google Maps' emails (about route sharing) as a SPAM. Is there anything I can do about this? I know that ...
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Force Shared Google Map To Use Terrain

I am using a shared map with bus stops and it is set to be in Satellite view. This makes it very difficult to read. Is there a way for me to change a shared map to use Terrain mode?
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How do you remove new labels on Google Street View?

I am trying to remove the new icons that are now shown on Google Street View on buildings that are a certain use. Is this possible? The only way I have found is going back to a previous date of the ...
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Why some countries don't have borderline on Google Maps?

It's quite useful to display the borderline of a country on Google Maps. If you click on the country name, the border line will show up, for instance: Burma Afganistan When you click "India&...
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Does (or can) Google Maps reroute you mid-journey because of traffic / road blockages?

Let's say you have selected source A and destination B. Maps has given planned you a driving route via road "1" and you start driving. Now there's some form of blockage that suddenly comes ...
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Google Saved Places convert to custom Google Maps with takeout CSV

TLDR: please help me and teach me how to import "takeout" CSV of "my saved places" into Google maps. BTW I am a paid G-Suite organization, if that helps. I have 128 lists (...
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How to solve "dynamic page not found" for Google Maps

This is what I get, when I click on the link Google Map has given me: I simply select a point on Google Map, and then click the share button and copy the URL and send it to people. But when I click ...
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Google Maps shows completely fake location when sharing

Recently I have noticed that when someone shares a location with me (3 times) or when I am sharing a location with someone then the actual location of the sharer is often totally fake. Google Maps ...
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How to change the color of roads in Google Maps

I am using Google Maps as a regular user, I am not a developer, I don't need any APIs and such. I need to change the color of the roads in Google Maps to make them have a gray color, and I can only ...
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How to get a notification when a business is less busy than normal?

So I'm trying to find the best time to go to a local business using the feature below. However, even during the slower points (which is 1-2pm in the pic below), it stays showing busy. I've been ...
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How to disable the basemap toggle when embedding Google Maps on website?

I have created a map showing the location of gardens I have built (I'm a garden designer) along with photos & information about each garden using Google 'My Maps'. I have then embedded this map on ...
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Can I change a Google account from "business" to "personal?"

The organization we work with implemented a weird rule that demanded that we change the name of our business. I hadn't setup a google account in a while, so I clicked the business account type during ...
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How can I see the locations having more than 1000 reviews on Google Maps, in a certain area?

I am wondering how can I see the popular locations (e.g. having more than 1000 reviews), on a certain area on Google Maps. This would be helpful when traveling quickly through a city, to find ...
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Import Google Maps data from another account

I have been looking for an option to import Google Maps data from one account to another. This includes mainly liked and stared places. We can currently export the data, but not import it. I'm blocked ...
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How to find all the lists that include a place in Google Maps?

I’m looking for a way to find similar places in Google Maps (e.g.: I found a cheap, local, tasty BBQ in Buenos Aires, and I want to discover similar ones). I think a great way to do it is finding all ...
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Why does South Korea look all weird in Google maps

There is a 1000km by 1000km (1Mm²🤓) square that has a completely different style over South Korea. Can anyone think of a reason why?
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How do I disable location Google location sharing on a phone I've given away?

I have recently updated iPhones and now see two identically named phones listed among the devices using Google location sharing. How do I disable location sharing on the device I've given away? I don'...
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Why have Pink shading on Google Maps as it reduces visibility & is thoroughly annoying

Google Maps - when I use Google Maps on the iPad, pink shaded areas appear which cast an annoying shadow over what I want to view. How can I remove this function to regain an unobstructed view? It ...
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What is the distance unit in Google Takeout Location History JSON?

Trying to analyze Location History data from Google Takeout. But the distance in the JSON does not match what I see in Google Maps Timeline. E.g., an activitySegment object shows distance: 4620, but ...
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Is there a way to view the User contributed images on google maps as thumbnails like in google image search?

So, I want to see how the entrance to a national park looks, there are no relevant images in google image search. There are 100s of Google map - user contributed images for the location. I feel there ...
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How to highlight trails on Google Maps?

If I zoom in really far on Google Maps it'll show trails (like rail to trail: Virginia Creeper) But if I zoom back out it disappears. I've looked in the menu at Layers and have read that Layers ...
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What exactly determines whether Google Maps shows a "3D mode" button or not?

Lately, I have been loading Google Maps with links from my own map system, always in the same way, always in the same browser, with the same computer, same configuration, same everything. Randomly, it ...
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In Google Maps how do I search for an area and not a specific location

How do I tell google maps that I'm looking for region and not a specific address. When I search for "South Shore, qc" I get a bunch of businesses in the area. But what I'm looking for is the ...
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Can I direct-link only the drive-time data from a map route?

Is there way to create a direct link for only the duration data of a driving route? I'm attempting to use the times for numerous routes simultaneously, to update based on current driving conditions, ...
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Create a mileage log from google timeline [closed]

It would be useful to have a mileage log be created from the google maps timeline. Is there a way to have the data extracted to be able to have a to and from distance, date and times. so far all the ...
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How to modify my store information on Google search?

I have recently made a blog for my store, and I want to link it to my physical store, which is already registered on Google Maps. My desired result is that my store would go up in search ranking on ...
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Automatically open satellite view on Google Maps

Satellite is the view I always want to default to in Google Maps, and I was wondering if there was a way to "click" the icon whenever I first load a Google Maps URL with an extension or ...
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How can I login to Google Search without logging into Google Maps?

I would like to use my search settings with Google Search. I would like to stop getting "customized" results in Google Maps. Is there a way to login to Google Search without logging into ...
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How can I share a link to Google Maps with 3D view enabled?

I can share a link to Google Maps with someone so that they can view the location from above: https://www.google.com/maps/@42.213931,-8.7751829,46m/data=!3m1!1e3 And it looks like this: Now, they ...
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Google Maps "directions" map maker function fails to utilize direct route due to road closure entry

Recently, when planning a trip to Yellowstone Natl Park, the Grand Loop Rd between Tower Junction and Canyon Village will not be included in any trip due to Google Maps inclusion of a road closure. ...
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How to keep a custom map visible during a regular google maps search?

I have a custom map saved. On the computer, I view it by going to [Hamburger Icon] > Your places > Maps. When I click on the map, I can see the places on that map. But I want to search hotels ...
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How do I subscribe to Google monthly timeline activity emails

Earlier I used to get monthly/annual E-Mails of place I traveled and stats about them. But they have stopped since March now. I went to https://www.google.com/maps/timeline?pb -> Settings -> ...
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Linking to the Google Maps reviews of a place?

I can display info of a place on google map using the url http://maps.google.com/maps?q=eiffel+tower+paris However, I'd like to link to the reviews of the place which you get when you click on the ...
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