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Questions tagged [google-maps]

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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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Google Maps XXXXXXXX [on hold]

I go to Google Maps to direct me to a location. It does not show the street names and therefore is useless to me. Is there a way to do. Get the street names on the map? If there is I hope it is easy....
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Edit Sheet data for interactive Google Maps My Places

I am trying to edit the google sheet that feeds Google Maps my Place from a mobile device. I can do it from a desktop application. I have seen this. And my questions is about this. It says we can ...
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How to Change Language of Addresses in my database? [on hold]

I have a very large customer database with an address for each customer. My postal service however, requires the addresses to be in Hebrew. Is there any sort of batch process that I could run that ...
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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 ...
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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 ...