Google Maps Location Sharing New Look on Android & iOS

Over the last two months, Google Maps has received many updates. The app now appears to be having a new GUI for real-time location sharing on both Android and iOS apps.

Google Maps customers in India can get the interface replacement. The brand new location sharing UI seems to have been rolled out by way of a server-side replacement.

Note that the brand new replacement doesn’t embody new options, however total adjustments the location-sharing interface appears and feels.

The interface change was first spotted by Android Police, and reports state that the update to the UI change on Google Maps was either rolled out as a new update to the app (10.40.1 for Android) or updated to the server side.

There are no visual improvements to the Sharing window in the new GUI. But there’s a new section on privacy policies for both Google Maps versions of Android and iOS. The regular prompt for users now has updated to enable them to pick the length of location sharing on Google Maps.

The recent location sharing feature updates have been found with older versions-10.40.1 updated on Android apps rolled out in April and 5.43 update on iOS rolled out a week ago.

Google also made visual improvements to the sharing window as discussed below in the updated app, as well as added the privacy policy section for both Google Maps versions of Android and iOS. Similarly, the prompt that allows users to pick the time spent sharing location on Google Maps has improved.

  • Shared location user interface now has curved edges on Google Maps (R)
  • The blue bar at the top is gone and was replaced by a white one.

Customers who have not obtained the brand new location-sharing interface can either obtain from the APK mirror the latest Google Map model 10.40.2 or expect a computerized rollout.

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