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Questions tagged [google-maps]

For questions about Google's web application for showing maps in a web browser. Questions about smartphone apps or development using the Google Maps API belong elsewhere.

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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, Bing Maps, Apple Maps, Waze Maps [on hold]

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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Google API: increasing quotas

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 ...
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Limit on 'want to go' labels in Google Maps?

I know there is a 500 limit on starred locations, but now you can select favorite or 'want to go' tags/labels. Does anyone know if these also have the 500 limit?
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Search keywords in Google Maps reviews by location

Is there a way to 1) search for keywords that appear in Google reviews and 2) limit the search radius to specific areas? I was inspired by this article: https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/29/can-...
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Create link-driven markers for Google Maps

I'm looking to create a Google Maps marker like in the following link: http://rawmilk.simkin.co.uk/index.html I'd like each marker to be able to link to a specified page on my website when the marker ...
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How do add transit modes to an entry in my Google Maps timeline?

My Google Maps timeline often shows a single mode (walking for example) when I've used several (a walk, then a subway ride, then a bike). Some entries show multiple modes correctly automatically with ...
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Find place near which I passed today in my Timeline in Google Maps

I have location history/Timeline turned on in Google Maps so my phone records my movements for each day. Today I passed near a restaurant and I want to find it but I don't remember the name. If I just ...
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How to search without zoom and put marker on all locations in Google Maps

I would like for Google Maps to produce me a map of all items searched for. Take current zoom level Put in search parameters Map puts marker on every result (without zooming in) For example: Zoom ...
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Changing name of saved places from coordinates in Google Maps

I'm creating a list of saved places on Google Maps, some are not already saved locations so I'm labeling them then adding to the list. However, on the list, they displayed as coordinates, not the ...
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How do I filter Photo Spheres on Google Maps by date range?

I am trying to find recent Photo Spheres on Google Maps (not street view). Is it possible to specify a date range when viewing Photo Spheres? EDIT: It seems like this is not possible.
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How to remove labels for places that I’ve viewed or searched for on Google Maps?

If I view a place either by zooming in and clicking on it or searching for this place, it starts to show on the map constantly, even when the map is zoomed in a lot less than how close it would have ...
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Google maps 3D not working on VirtualBox

Why maps.google.com's 3D feature while running Chrome (latest) on Ubuntu 18 in a virtual environment (VirtualBox) with Windows 10 host is not enabled? Virtual Machine's settings: Oracle VM ...
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How the price information on Google Map is estimated for restaurants?

Can I ask how the price information (£, ££, £££) for a restaurant is estimated on a Google Map? Is it suggested by the owners or customers?
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Google Maps - Error Message “Failed to save to favorites”

In Google Maps, I try (for the first time) to save a location to the predefined "Favorites" list (under Menu > Your places > Saved > Favorites). I get the error message "Failed to save to favorites". ...
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How to make Google Maps not show favorite places during search

I want my favorite places be visible when I don't search for anything in particular. However, I need them hidden when I put query for something, for example "Best buy". They get in the way of looking ...
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Can I use Google Maps to tell me how many times I have been to a specific place?

I would like to see how many times I went to my local gym to see whether it's worth paying their monthly sub or whether I should just pay every time I go there. Is it possible to do that with maps? I ...
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How to make google maps overlay image “wrap around” to “other” Earths?

How do I make this image "wraparound" so the Earth to the left of the main Earth and the Earth to the right of the main Earth both have identical copies of this image? Having no wraparound is ...
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Generate heatmap from all Runtastic activities? [closed]

Not sure if I'm on the right platform. Would like to generate a heatmap from all my activities driven in Runtastic. Unfortunately, neither I was able to find an "export all to gpx" button (for ...
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Google maps aerial view

Is it possiblet to access google maps aerial view? I know that pictures and functionality are still there somewhere. When accessing from desktop via browser google maps now offer two views: map and ...
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How to remove a custom label in Google Maps?

I am a regular geo-cacher and therefore I want to mark certain places on Google Maps to find the location faster when I am playing. I enter the coordinates of the location in the search bar, go to the ...
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How long does it take to get on Google Maps?

I have registered a customer's company with address in Google Business. How long should we wait so that it appears on the map? https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/google-mapmaker/ykYOPA5oGTE ...
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Google Maps returns different directions in the same route, depending which way you go

Let's try to find directions in Google Maps from, for example from: Pamplona (Spain) to Burgos (Spain) And now, let's try the other way: Burgos (Spain) to Pamplona (Spain) You'll see that Google ...
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How can I turn off unwanted labels without losing street names in satellite view?

I want to view my hometown in satellite mode, with street names only - I don't want labels for local restaurants, gas stations, pubs et cetera obscuring my view. If I turn off labels, I lose the ...
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Hide quick actions panel when opening Google Maps (Lite Mode replacement)

I used to open Google Maps in Lite Mode on my mobile with the following URL: https://www.google.com/maps/@?force=lite Since a couple days / weeks, I've noticed that the interface has changed, and ...
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Several KML's in one layer

I have 10 KML simple tracking route files. I have created a map with 10 layers and placed them all in a separate layer. Then I moved to Google Maps (not Google My Maps) I was expecting to open current ...
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Some saved places are not shown on map

I have saved Dune of Pilat to my custom list: If I zoom out I see my other bookmark from the same list, but there is no Dune of Pilat mark on map. Why some bookmarks are visible and some not from ...
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Change language forever

Trying to change the default language in Google Maps by settings in Menu > Language. But it sets required language just for current settings. Next time I open Google Maps I have the previous language. ...
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Grab route from other site

Is it possible somehow grab route from others maps and use in my personal map? For example how to grab map from this ultimatedrives site?
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Only starred places are visible during route planning

I'm using several types of bookmarks - Starred places and custom made from New list holidays 2018 But why during route planning I see Starred places and there is no holidays 2018?
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Google Maps fails to load in Chrome [duplicate]

𝗗𝗢 𝗡𝗢𝗧 𝗩𝗢𝗧𝗘 𝗧𝗢 𝗖𝗟𝗢𝗦𝗘 𝗔𝗦 𝗔 𝗗𝗨𝗣𝗟𝗜𝗖𝗔𝗧𝗘. 𝗙𝗢𝗥 𝗠𝗘, 𝗜 𝗚𝗘𝗧 𝗔 𝗕𝗟𝗔𝗡𝗞 𝗠𝗔𝗣 𝗘𝗩𝗘𝗡 𝗪𝗛𝗘𝗡 𝗜'𝗠 𝗟𝗢𝗚𝗚𝗘𝗗 𝗢𝗨𝗧 𝗢𝗙 𝗠𝗬 𝗚𝗢𝗢𝗚𝗟𝗘 𝗔𝗖𝗖𝗢𝗨𝗡𝗧. 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗢...
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How to change how Google routes to my home address

I just bought a new home and there are multiple streets to take while driving to my house. Now, one of the three ways is probably 1 minute faster but has really bad roads and also neighbourhood is ...
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deleting google maps without deleting gmail

I mistakenly entered a google maps account on a shared gmail account. I don't want to delete the shared email account, but would like to change the google maps to my own gmail account and delete it ...
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How can I add a destination in between others, on Google Maps?

How can I add something at the orange arrow? It'd be too inefficient to delete everything under Greenwich, add the missing destination, and retype everything under Greenwich? See beneath.
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Is there any way to export google maps driving directions as a series of gps coordinates?

Is there a good way of taking google maps' driving directions and exporting them as a series of GPS coordinates detailing the route? Any help you can provide is much appreciated!
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How do I search for a list of Google map locations?

How do I search for a Google map with tagged locations? For example, how would I find a map of the locations of Tudor theatre's in London, tagged on a modern London Google map? Searches for maps in ...
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How does Google estimate wait time?

According to official docs, Google estimates wait time in places https://support.google.com/business/answer/6263531?hl=en Wait time estimates: Shows how long a customer would have to wait before ...
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Moving bulk saved places in between labels in Google Maps

I have a lot of places saved in my Google Maps, which are currently saved under Starred places which is a list that can't be shared. Is there an easy way to move multiple saved places to another list ...
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What's the difference between Favorites, Want to go, and Starred places?

Does it make a difference where I save places?
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Waypoints as suggestions not required stops in Google Maps

Using Google Maps in a mobile app to provide driving directions from point A to point B. Many of our use cases are in rural areas and the admins want to have the ability to tweak the default route ...
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How to see adjacent/“next” buildings in Google Streetview?

To see some building in Streetview, I enter the street address, e.g. Somestreet 15 in some town. Then, when I want to look at adjacent / neighboring buildings, ie I then want to look at Somestreet 17, ...