Google Maps for iOS Now Lets You Pick a Vehicle Icon for Navigation

Google Maps for iOS has been updated to bring forth a minor but fun update, as users can now select a vehicle icon during navigation, taking options beyond the standard arrow.

When you start navigation directions, just tap your navigation icon arrow, which will then bring up a screen titled ‘Choose vehicle icon’. From here, you can choose from a car, truck or SUV instead of the boring arrow:

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Once selected, your new vehicle icon will be seen as you’re viewing your turn-by-turn directions on your journey:

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Back in March, Google Maps for iOS was updated to show average restaurant wait times ^( within search queries, saving users a step from using the Google iOS app, while back in February the app gained real-time commute info and a new ‘places around you’ feature ^(

Click here to download Google Maps for iOS in the App Store.

Author: Marshmallow

Marshmallow Android is BT Ireland’s Head of Sales for Republic of Ireland domestic multi-site companies, indigenous MNCs and public sector accounts. He is responsible for the direction and control of all sales activity in the region. He has over 10 years management experience from high growth start-ups to more established businesses. He’s led teams in Ireland, India and China across various industries (ICT, On-Line Recruitment, Corporate Training and International Education).

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