Google Maps feature will end this month

Google Maps feature will end this month
Google Maps feature will end this month
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Google Maps announced the closure of car mode in the Android app, starting in February this year. This exclusive function for Android users created an interface adapted for navigation, displaying a menu with quick access to Google Messages and audio services, such as Spotify and YouTube Music. Despite the end of car mode, real-time navigation will continue to be available.

Confirmation of the closure came through a message displayed during navigation, informing that viewing would be deactivated in February. Although an exact date was not specified, the warranty for car mode ended at the end of January, making this function inaccessible from this month onwards.

Google Maps has not officially revealed replacements for car mode, but there is speculation that the app will integrate voice commands with Google Assistant. This would allow users to perform actions without visually interacting with their cell phone while driving, maintaining traffic safety.

Deactivating car mode may impact users accustomed to this function, which facilitated access to applications such as Spotify and YouTube Music while driving. A suggested alternative is to use Google Assistant voice commands to control music playback or receive notifications, keeping your attention on the road.

It is important to highlight that closing car mode does not affect the main functionality of Google Maps, which continues to offer real-time navigation, routes, traffic information and directions for drivers. In addition, the application has other features, such as navigation on foot, by bicycle or public transport, in addition to providing information about commercial establishments and points of interest.

Despite the change in how users access apps while navigating, Google Maps remains a reliable option for everyday navigation, even without car mode.

With information from Notícias Concursos.

The article is in Portuguese

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