May 21, 2022

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Google Maps is back after leaving the Apple Watch three years ago

Google Maps is back after leaving the Apple Watch three years ago

Google has been making good on its promise since August to bring Google Maps back to Apple Watch after it was discontinued in 2017. It is now available, As we wrote last month, Providing predictions and step-by-step directions to and from pre-saved locations on your wrist. Google maps Originally available for the Apple Watch in 2015, but it has not been available for download since 2017 When the Google app is removed Without explaining why.

As 9to5Google Notes, this new version does not allow you to search for a new location directly from the watch. For random trips to unsaved locations on your watch, you will need to use your phone to start this process, and then you can proceed with the navigation on the Apple Watch. So it’s still a relatively basic experience, but it’s great for people who do not want to get caught up in Apple Maps.

To install the new app into the Apple Watch, we first need to update the Google Maps app on the iPhone to the latest version 5.52. Here is the link for download In Apple’s App Store. The WatchOS app requires WatchOS 5 or later, which excludes the original Apple Watch.

Google’s popular navigation is back on the Apple Watch, but other apps that secretly left Apple’s wearable platform Twitter And Amazon Applications, still not back.

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