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Google Maps returns to Apple Watch after 3 years

Google Maps for Apple Watch is now available with the latest watch OS update, more than three years after the search giant pulled the app from the device for reasons still unknown

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IANS  |  San Francisco 

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for is now available with the latest watchOS update, more than three years after the search giant pulled the app from the device for reasons still unknown.

 

 

for is rolling out with version 5.52 on the App Store, reports 9To5Google.

Google first announced that would be returning to Apple's wearable in August.

There was a Google Maps for app, but Google ended watchOS support in 2017.

On the Apple Watch, Google Maps is focused on providing step-by-step directions, as well as estimated arrival times.

The app's primary screen shows the "Current trip," while there's a list of "Travel times" below which includes Home, Work, and any other saved shortcuts/destinations.

The watchOS client supports navigating by car, bike, public transit, or walking, and users can "Set travel mode" directly from their wrist.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, September 10 2020. 10:56 IST
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