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Google Maps Less Known Features That Are Really Useful


Google Maps is one of the most used mapping mobile applications out there. However, there are some features that this application comes with that not many users know about and this is the reason today we will talk about a few of them.

How To Create Custom Lists

In Google Maps, you are able to create “Lists” of places and save them for later or even share them with your friends. Just search for a specific place and select “Save” and choose to add them to your favorite places or just create a new custom list with it.

How To Save Maps Offline

This is a feature that’s been available on Google Maps for quite a while, but there are still users who don’t know about it. As most of you already know, you need internet access to use Google Maps App. However, you have the possibility to save maps. This way, you will be able to search for a location nearby even if you are not connected to the internet.

To begin saving an area on Google Maps, just select the left menu button and choose “Offline Areas.”

Reserve Fitness Appointments

Google has teamed up with a few fitness providers and it now allows you to schedule appointments right from the Google Maps. However, this can be done only via the web-based version of the service and it works with MyTime, MINDBODY, GenBook, Front Desk, Full Slate and Appointy. This way, you will be able to find a class wherever you are in the U.S.

How To Share Location

This is a feature that was added recently to the Google Maps application and it offers you the possibility to share your real-time location with your friends. This feature is awesome when you are traveling around the country and you want your family and friends to know where you are.

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