Google’s latest update to Maps is aimed at people who need to make multiple stops between point A and point B.
Now, through a new drop-down menu in Maps, users can view gas stations with their prices, as well as a list of stores and restaurants, along your route. The new features will be rolling out over the new few days on Android.
“When you’re driving in navigation mode and you get that call from your spouse to pick up some more milk on your drive home or if you’re on a road trip and want to find a great restaurant option along your route, simply tap the magnifying glass at the top right corner of the screen. You’ll see a drop-down menu with helpful options, like gas stations, grocery stores, or restaurants. If the drop-down options aren’t what you need, you can always add a detour to your favorite coffee shop by tapping the search icon or by using voice commands,” Google Maps product manager Aditya Dhanrajani wrote in a blog post about the update.
Users can tap the magnifying glass in the upper right hand corner of their screen to see a list of potential pit stops. If the detour you’re looking for isn’t listed among Google’s options, you can add it by searching for the destination and marking it as a favorite.
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