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Google Maps - Transit & Food
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Navigate your world faster and easier with Google Maps. Over 220 countries and territories mapped and hundreds of millions of businesses and places on the map. Get real-time GPS navigation, traffic, and transit info, and find what you need by getting the latest information on businesses, including grocery stores, pharmacies and other important places. Get where you need to go efficiently: • Find the best route with automatic rerouting based on live traffic, incidents, and road closure Find important businesses: • Know what’s open in your area and their latest business hours • Find local restaurants offering delivery and takeout • Create lists of your important places Get there faster with real-time updates • Beat traffic with real-time ETAs and traffic conditions • Catch your bus, train, or ride-share with real-time transit info • Save time with automatic rerouting based on live traffic, incidents, and road closure • With Live View in Google Maps, see the way you need to go with arrows and directions placed right on top of your world. There’s no second guessing or missing another turn. More experiences on Google Maps • Offline maps to search and navigate without an internet connection • Street View and indoor imagery for restaurants, shops, museums and more • Indoor maps to quickly find your way inside big places like airports, malls and stadiums Some features not available in all countries Navigation isn't intended to be used by oversized or emergency vehicles
I Love Google Maps.
by Z0ice on 2020/11/30 01:46
I use google maps almost everyday. It shows me where to go, of course, but there’s more than that. I can support businesses, see menus for restaurants, see where fun places to go are, and write reviews about places just as much as see some. It’s convenient for me and easy to use. You can see for yourself just by clicking install.
Meh
by ME131721 on 2020/11/30 01:11
For the most part it works, which isn’t saying much over other navigation apps. What frustrates me is that it doesn’t allow you to change or customize your route on iPhone, and for some reason it comes up with different routes on the app versus on a browser. My phone is giving me a roundabout way to a location that will take 1 hr versus the browser giving me a straightforward 45min drive to the same location. It makes me lose confidence in the app.
Please have an “avoid interstate” option
by Elyse DeBusk on 2020/11/30 00:21
I am tired of directions constantly being “rerouted” to a new interstate exit when I drive by them internationally. And then go a few miles more just to realize this app wants me to go on a new exit. Please make “AVOID INTERSTATES” an option like you do highways.
makes navigation harder
by Isaiah R on 2020/11/29 23:49
I am trying to drive and it will select a different route for me to take over and over again no matter how many times I dismiss it it’s easier just to look at a map with no navigation tend to constantly stop my vehicle stop driving and then re-enter the address every single time I don’t make it to the dismiss alternate route for now I’m deleting Google maps off my phone and I will re-download it as soon as alternate routes is able to be switched off
🤫🤮🤢🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮
by O.H.... on 2020/11/29 22:39
Ugh 🥱🥱🥱🥱🥱🥱🥱🥱🥱🥱boring
Best Map App😄
by wowwwwwww🥳🥳🥳 on 2020/11/29 20:51
I love to use this map when I don’t know where one place is I go on Google Maps and see what place it is also there is no glitches in this app but if it’s for you then I don’t know how that happens last but not least, Happy Late Thanksgiving
Tolls
by tollsbad97 on 2020/11/29 20:07
The “avoid tolls” option is only a suggestion. Every time I’ve tried to use it I select the route that doesn’t have tolls and this app switches me to the toll road because it’s faster without asking for permission. It just says “rerouting” and then I’m off my original course. It’s done this to me in IL, NY, NJ, MA and PA.
Update is horrible
by Michael David Morrison on 2020/11/29 18:15
My phone now constantly givens me driving notifications when the app has been closed and terminated. My settings were were set to only use my location with the app is open. This isn’t happening. I was forced to turn off the data and set my location services to never. Closing the app didn’t stop it from tracking my location. I do not want that happening.
Works better on Android
by NightWalrus on 2020/11/29 16:46
Just switched from Android and am surprised how sloppy the map Timeline is. It's not even close.
Google maps
by Teacher728 on 2020/11/29 13:50
Takes over my directions and I don’t like it. I don’t like the maps and they don’t talk while I’m driving. I prefer way
Why do dogs wag their tails ?
by 🔵🎳 on 2020/11/29 13:45
Dogs wag their tails when their happy
Randomly show locations I’m not at
by Tyrone214 on 2020/11/29 11:34
Idk if its cause I leave my location turned off or what but EVERY TIME I open this app it show me downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma, when I live in Texas 🤦🏽, it didn’t used to do this, it used to open up to the last thing I searched for, now it’s just kinda weird how it just randomly places me in Downtown Tulsa, Ok when I live in Tx and have never been to Ok
Review
by Ulie🚀 on 2020/11/29 04:19
👍🏽💯
Maps!
by Bakzooka Robbie on 2020/11/29 03:01
I Love Maps! Very Informational
Hate it!
by molivia pope on 2020/11/29 02:57
Whats the point of having the no tolls option if the app is going to put me on the toll route anyway?!
What Happened
by Mokychikn on 2020/11/29 00:03
App no longer voices over Bluetooth on IPhone 11, even after uninstalling and reinstalling and checking the settings on navigation. I currently live in Georgia but the app identifies me as located in Miami,FL or Lansing, MI most of the time, yet app runs in the background and keeps track of my location even when not using. Now I have to use Apple Maps 😡
It actually directs Me to my Location and destination it helps me not get lost
by 2KGODSllashsh on 2020/11/28 23:12
It helps me not get lost
Use WAZE instead
by Beentheredonethat97 on 2020/11/28 21:24
This app was the greatest until Google made it progressively worse with unnecessary add ons and changes. WAZE (owned by Google is now the go to.
Doesn’t smoothly work
by Gilloo23 on 2020/11/28 19:48
I am using an iPhone X. Google maps had a lot of issues with my phone especially in real time location synchronization. The app was too late to tell me where to turn and sometimes was frozen while I was driving. Then I updated my phone’s iOS and google map, the problem was gone. With the latest google maps update again I am unable to use it.
Great service
by Melyserna on 2020/11/28 19:01
Great service, a lot of experience and knowledge from Ricardo, great person!
Bus times are horrible
by Krispaii on 2020/11/28 18:38
This app is great for showing best route and traffic by car but my experience for the past few years for walking and bus are horrible, they are not the best walking routes and the bus times most of the time are very wrong, on average by 15 minutes, just look at your bus schedule posted at your bus stop.
Map Interface
by Ckelleyj on 2020/11/28 16:56
Can’t tap to get rid of the interface on the map. It is all cluttered now and can’t fully see the map.
Waze is more reliable
by Mike111163 on 2020/11/28 14:44
Too many wrong directions. Search the business app directions doesn’t take you to address listed. Google bought Waze. Should take a lesson from Waze.
Please fix Google Maps
by OMG1357924680 on 2020/11/28 14:35
For the last several months all I often get is a very blurry Satellite view, or just a white screen with nothing on it, except maybe a nearby business icon, but no streets, buildings, or anything. It’s just blank white, like the screen I’m typing on now, and it refuses to refresh regardless of what I do. I’ve tried zooming in and out, checking for updates, doing hard resets, switching to the other views, but nothing works. PLEASE, just give me a d..m map!
Great app
by Diesel12802 on 2020/11/28 12:41
The only complaint I have is it needs a feature for truck drivers. I would have given a 5 star otherwise
Broken panning functionality
by VoffkaOnIpad on 2020/11/28 11:01
While in driving directions mode, attempt to pan makes the map zoom out, rotate, zoom in to a seemingly random location. I hope whoever came up the idea would get the same awful experience when trying to pan/scroll any content in their browser.
Best gas station around
by madi micky clint on 2020/11/28 09:31
SID the owner is awesome! IF YOU ask him to special order you something he does all he can to do so. Best beer and tobacco prices around !! Glass pieces are wicked if you know what I mean🤘🏻🤙🏻😂!
What happened
by CassidillA728 on 2020/11/28 03:50
I loved using Google maps up until the recent update... now the road map and terrain view have way less detail making it almost impossible to use. I really hope google fixes their lack of detail with this app soon :(
The best in everything
by Iram Casas on 2020/11/28 03:41
I mmm
Say what?!
by Drozers on 2020/11/28 02:22
Maybe 3 updates ago, I have been unable to increase the volume of the playback voice UNLESS the voice was ACTIVELY telling me where to go. My toggle buttons do nothing. Recently, using this app, I was given 2 second notice to take an exit. I’ve noticed this happens more often than I’d like. I am slowly growing to despise this app.
Un súper hotel
by Hdjsjajahs on 2020/11/27 22:34
Excelente en su atención ,limpieza y comida,se los recomiendo muy cómodo y confortable
Disappointed
by juliannykf on 2020/11/27 21:35
I dont know what happen with google maps last days but it always show me the wrong address
Excellent Application...thank you
by Mike Lokus on 2020/11/27 20:34
Good way to get from point A to B to C.
Come on.
by Pnatnap on 2020/11/27 19:43
This app. should be a simple easy tool and yet it is not. While attempting to plan a multiple stop trip the app. will not provide the total mileage! At time while in motion sometimes it gathers that obviously I want to use my existing location to navigate from and other times I have to tell it to use my location. Half the time when I search simple things like “restaurants near me” it searches near me other times I have to tell it where I am. The issues with this app are just to simplistic for today’s day and age.
Can’t finish a sentence
by MidgeDoogie on 2020/11/27 19:19
Google maps used to be my go to app, but when I moved a year and a half ago, it didn’t have my address and it still doesn’t after I tried to contact a bunch of people. But what my real issue is, is that while I’m driving, instead of “turn right onto Hartman st in a quarter mile” it will either just say turn right, and I’ll make a turn down the wrong street, or it will say right onto hart, or some variation of that. Why can’t I get a full instruction?! I’ve made so many wrong turns that I have missed appointments at new doctors.
App crashes
by Advising center on 2020/11/27 17:34
The app crashes here and there
Route confusion
by Ericsparrow22 on 2020/11/27 14:46
Lately it seems the ai in the app is malfunctioning. It’ll send you the long way around for absolutely no reason, just yesterday while in route to my families house, it had me turn right off the highway, then drive down the road and loop back to the same highway. It literally did nothing but increase my drive time and nearly cause me to crash since it changed the route midway through the detour as well. Fix your app google.
Find a way
by Beat the Bizz on 2020/11/27 13:45
So far the goggle map app has helped me tremendously I has no problem following the navigation
Not enough map
by franklin9150 on 2020/11/27 13:34
I really dislike the fact that you can no longer have all map and no search box. You used to be able to tap the map once to make the map full screen, but now all it does is drop a pin.
Full Screen
by HH2 67 on 2020/11/27 13:10
The fact there is no simple method to run full screen without clutter is absolutely asinine.
Route suggestions
by wilddog1098 on 2020/11/27 12:59
There should be an option to find a faster route
Gypsy tours
by BakerWilson on 2020/11/27 08:43
I am easily overwhelmed. If it were not for GOOGLE MAPS - I would still be spinning circles somewhere USA! THANK GOD FOR GOOGLE!
Dr. Daniel Chappell
by SaggyDraws2000 on 2020/11/27 02:32
We have been patients of Dr. Daniel Chappell since he first came to bountiful Utah many many years ago and we would never trade and go to another doctor. He will do virtual visits over the phone and we also visit him once in a while. We are 82 and 83 and we find him to be extremely knowledgeable about people of our age group yet he delivers new babies. He has an amazing knowledge with medicine and how to take care of ourselves naturally. He is very patient he listens to every question and answers our questions. And has gone out of his way to send prescriptions to nearby pharmacy after I called about a problem I had a couple of days ago. I was very touched by his intuition that I needed something from them pharmacy. You cannot go wrong visiting Dr. Daniel Chappell ofOgden clinic Farmington Utah
Metro bus are not on time as per google maps and at the same time Apple Maps are accurate
by ameeya9 on 2020/11/27 01:37
So
Update your maps. I’ve lived in my house for nearly a year.
by dullboy17 on 2020/11/26 20:11
Yo
Google map
by pumas 20 on 2020/11/26 17:35
Thank you this is the greatest way of finding Someplace you need to find Great invention ever Thank you again
Be prepared for the app to crash
by Pjrvmg on 2020/11/26 01:43
I cannot tell you how many times this app has just closed for no reason during a drive. And you won’t realize it until it is too late.
Latest update messed it up!
by GGCloud3 on 2020/11/26 01:14
I just used it after the latest update and am so upset. It cuts off the first sentence of directions every time. So I missed the name of the street and whether to turn left or right. Not exactly helpful. It used to be a great app. Please fix it.
Rude staff
by DianeElliott23 on 2020/11/26 00:10
Who ever was working there today was the rudest person I've ever seen. My husband and I were in the village and wanted to see if it was open. He opened the door and said "we are not open just like every place here" and then slammed the door. We were in shock as to how rude he was and how we were treated. We are here for a week and will not be giving them any business and plan to post on all sites letting people know of their rudeness.
Súper useful
by Erik BQ on 2020/11/25 22:27
Whit out the Google app I couldn’t work thanks
Ruined it
by clifton89 on 2020/11/25 21:24
Used to love this app but the latest version is garbage. There are countless issues. A huge change that I can’t stand the is the route view mode. You used to be able to see the names of small towns you were passing. You could see the names of parks and national forests. You could read what river you were driving next to. Now you pretty much never get that luxury. I shouldn’t have to end my route just to see what town I’m passing through. I don’t even see labels for half of the “favorites” I’ve flagged... and even when I’m driving right next to them. Label these things for drive mode. Also I’ve never stopped at a McDonald’s in the nearly ten years I’ve been using this app. Yet the app goes above and beyond on labeling every corporate chain or fast food restaurant I pass. Promote small business with your power. Not billionaires. You used to be cool, g-maps.
Amazing Service
by Mi$$ P on 2020/11/25 19:19
Dan and George worked with me until we received everything we needed. Seamless service.
Always navigate to the wrong street
by Y592w on 2020/11/25 17:17
Always navigate my home address to the wrong street. I have reported this to Google many times and nothing has been done. When I give my home address to my friends, I have to tell them use Waze and not to use Google Maps, otherwise they will be navigated to the wrong street.
Unusable
by frenzyfivefour on 2020/11/25 16:07
Want to get redirected 45 mins away to a distribution center, thanks to the lasts version you can to!
Succumbed to the needs of Commerce & Revenue
by TunaFish#5 on 2020/11/25 14:24
I admit it: I'm too much of a map hound. I want to explore & discover places, not get spoon-fed new opportunities to spend money. Unfortunately, the needs of business dictate that G Maps spoon-feed docile, uncurious users with a cluttered interface that specializes in sourcing new opportunities to spend money.
Google Maps
by Spice Bunny on 2020/11/25 13:45
Nice!
Cluttered map
by Open or closed ? on 2020/11/25 13:31
Can’t hide the CLUTTERED CRAP on the interface anymore. Who’s stupid idea was that ?
Convenient
by Anonymous #10000000 on 2020/11/25 13:16
Opens early @ 7:00am, was done quickly and allowed me get to work on time
Helped me when I was in a pickle
by Circus max on 2020/11/25 08:28
Butt naked in Tokyo enough said Thanks google
Blue line (street view) needs to go
by SMichaelF on 2020/11/25 08:28
The blue line in street view makes navigating around an area almost worthless. It’s more frustrating than anything
Poor
by iamuniqueqwerty1244 on 2020/11/25 06:15
Poor in sharing location on iPhone it’s not updating recent location very poor
Me gusta
by niavadoo on 2020/11/25 05:12
Muy buen servicio
Absolute nightmare
by jgk32585 on 2020/11/25 05:03
The app does not show my saved places after years of saving.
Best shows ever
by silvanaroxy on 2020/11/25 03:12
This is the 3rd show and I do mean SHOW that I have seen by Best Singing Telegrams and they all have been phenomenal! These are no ordinary singing telegrams I can tell you that they are amazing 1st rate productions. I was surprised on my Birthday with a Game of Thrones themed show which was incredible and personalized for me and my group of friends. The performers are so talented with such great voices and comedic timing. We all loved it so much we decided to do it again and surprise my good friend on her Birthday a couple months later. This time with totally different characters but the same amazing performances. It was so much fun! I’m also a HUGE fan of Halloween 🎃 so we all decided to see if they would do a Halloween Show for us on Halloween Night. Once again they outdid themselves with a Broadway Musical caliber Show! The singing and dancing and comedy with all our favorite Halloween characters was so entertaining we can’t wait to do another one with them. My husband and I and friends love to go to concerts,shows, movies etc. but because of Covid it all stopped at least for awhile until we discovered Best Singing Telegrams. They are really helping us all get thru this pandemic by putting smiles 😊 on our faces and keeping us entertained! This is the 3rd show and I do mean SHOW that I have seen by Best Singing Telegrams and they all have been phenomenal! These are no ordinary singing telegrams I can tell you that they are amazing 1st rate productions. I was surprised on my Birthday with a Game of Thrones themed show which was incredible and personalized for me and my group of friends. The performers are so talented with such great voices and comedic timing. We all loved it so much we decided to do it again and surprise my good friend on her Birthday a couple months later. This time with totally different characters but the same amazing performances. It was so much fun! I’m also a HUGE fan of Halloween 🎃 so we all decided to see if they would do a Halloween Show for us on Halloween Night. Once again they outdid themselves with a Broadway Musical caliber Show! The singing and dancing and comedy with all our favorite Halloween characters was so entertaining we can’t wait to do another one with them. My husband and I and friends love to go to concerts,shows, movies etc. but because of Covid it all stopped at least for awhile until we discovered Best Singing Telegrams. They are really helping us all get thru this pandemic by putting smiles 😊 on our faces and keeping us entertained!
Thank you
by Juan1825 on 2020/11/25 02:14
Scott Burkhardt was very helpful in helping me select a mattress. Thank you for staying in late to assist me.
Extra miles
by Zyomag on 2020/11/25 01:41
Can someone tell me why have google maps started taking me around the city block to a location that is just around the corner? It is very annoying, time consuming and puts extra mileage on my car. I have to check my directions every time now instead of trusting like years before. It also became frustratingly hard to move the map, it starts circling around when you try to do it.
Why do you keep sending me down the worst roads in the country?
by cartwdg on 2020/11/25 00:58
I drive all over the country. I’m diving a motor home and pulling a TOAD. You want to send me down some of the worst roads and it has become very dangerous at times. Some roads do not allow my motor home to go down them because of height and weight restrictions. Just keep me on major roads!!! I used your app a few time this week and you it took me way out of the way and out in the boonies. I could have stayed on a major us Highway. You don’t even give me that option. I really used to like your app, but for whatever reason you are now the worst.
Used to be 5 stars
by Rcshelton on 2020/11/24 22:02
With the latest update something happened to the way navigation is calculated now instead of navigating to your next turn it navigates past a few exits NOT to take. I don’t need to be told every couple miles on an interstate Not to exit. It is really not necessary. At least have a setting that can change this.
How do I get a refund?
by djkFl on 2020/11/24 21:41
How do I cancel? I didn’t know there was a cost, it never mentioned a cost, just said upgrade?
Electrical
by wisdom40 on 2020/11/24 20:31
Came to top Price staff was great I was in and out fast
Cleaning services
by 8040 Waring on 2020/11/24 20:11
We used Annie’s cleaning services today. It was a deep cleaning. They did a great job and arrived on time and started cleaning immediately. I have been on a walker for six months and unable to do a thorough cleaning. I really appreciate having a clean house and I highly recommend this service.
Update 🤬🤬
by kalin.gata on 2020/11/24 20:00
After update working 👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻
Great Service
by JeffSTexas on 2020/11/24 19:56
I recently bought a True treadmill from Fitness Gallery on Broadway. From the time I entered the store until the time I left, I received the best service from salesman Dylan. He educated me and my wife on certain treadmills without being pushy at all. He was very knowledgeable and customer service oriented. He definitely sold us on his service and knowledge. Ask for Dylan if you decide to shop at that location. Thanks Jeff S
Google mpas
by Manny Mel on 2020/11/24 16:03
Verry gud gud ap ap guuuuud!
Please bring back street views like before
by RadioManic on 2020/11/24 13:41
The reason I used Google map was the actual street views. I get the real image of the location and never got lost. But since the recent two updates. Nope, no real street views just a map when you click on street view. I now use Apple map because it now has the actual street view. Please bring real street views back otherwise you will lose a lots of users. Thank you.
Drop pin vs. clear screen
by EvanT on 2020/11/24 13:18
I like it when I lightly tap and all the controls go away to reveal a clean map. Now it’s making me drop a pin when I don’t want to.
Solid
by Mommaof3boys on 2020/11/24 11:01
The only reason I give it three stars is because you cannot rotate 360° like Apple Maps which makes viewing places and areas a lot easier
Truck rout
by Marshal0delrey on 2020/11/24 04:46
Why don’t you add truck route feature. Including bridgesHeights, narrow roads and weight limits.
فلسطين
by Moumtaz DZ on 2020/11/24 03:14
تحيا فلسطين
Solar Escape Tanning
by John dohh on 2020/11/23 20:12
Stellar professional service. Truly the stencil of what every insurance agency should be. Glad to have been your client all of these years.
Extremely amazing people
by niko0916 on 2020/11/23 20:09
I’ve been coming here since my car accident and I truly can say best doctor I’ve been to ther are very caring and truly want to get us back to the health in a healthy way....
Easy to work with and did a great job!
by figs181 on 2020/11/23 19:00
Ware Landscaping helped us resod our entire front lawn. They were fast, efficient and everything looks great!
Easy to work with and did a great job!
by figs181 on 2020/11/23 19:00
Ware Landscaping helped us resod our entire front lawn. They were fast, efficient and everything looks great!
On time, quick, friendly.
by yrneh k c i d on 2020/11/23 18:20
Would use them again. No complaints.😀
Awesome PT
by plkkkxckx on 2020/11/23 14:07
Meghan is a excellent Physical Therapist! Really knows her stuff! Had back issues and has helped me a lot. Kelly is awesome too, always welcoming and friendly!
Arbitrary rerouting without notice
by lorijagger on 2020/11/23 13:41
This use to be a reliable means to navigate to a location. However Lately we are experiencing incorrect routing Directions to a destination. Just this morning, we took off for a location. We verified the route and went on our way. A few minutes into the drive the app rerouted without giving a auditory notification and sent us in the wrong direction. It cost us 15 minutes in time before we were able to turn around. This is not the first time this has happened. We recall this routing problem occurring at least three times past two weeks. We drive over 200 miles in a week and this incorrect and erratic behavior of the app is unacceptable.
Magical
by embodimentgeniuslm3 on 2020/11/23 12:58
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Needs work
by The1&OnlySlyced on 2020/11/23 11:39
You need to update this old system. It would be amazing if you guys added the options of routes for semi trucks and were able to save routes as they are driven. If a driver knows the route he wants and there was an option to “save route as driven” And they were able to save it as a certain name it would make this app a lot more user-friendly. Also give us the option to “stay on highways, or stay off highways”
Absolutely garbage and after I thought we were good
by #CHOSEN1🙏 on 2020/11/23 10:25
Now we will go to court
DO NOT DEPEND ON THIS!
by CJisthebest23 on 2020/11/23 07:02
If you need a reliable GPS just use Apple Maps. Doesn’t show clear directions and when they are clear they’re WRONG. One time it told me to get off the expressway just to get back on. I wish I could give this 0 STARS!
Tapping drops a pin. Not cool
by td_actual on 2020/11/23 05:54
Not digging the idea of tapping the screen & dropping a pin. Touch & hold should drop a pin. Tapping the screen should switch to full screen
Long routes and re routes
by rickee23 on 2020/11/23 00:52
The app is constantly bouncing back and forth between routes and always gives me the longer route CarPlay is also messed up? It’s so zoomed out and can’t see the streets closer like before
Great
by loverboyohoh on 2020/11/22 21:17
Makes finding things easy !
Google Maps
by Trish&C on 2020/11/22 21:08
Sv
Needs an update
by InfamousCB on 2020/11/22 19:28
I used to love this app over any other navigation app. But now the app continued to crash and freeze.
Great main roads. Useless rural. Poor planning.
by MikeLMA on 2020/11/22 19:16
In populated and well traveled areas it is fantastic. As with all relationships, it is the bad stuff that that poisons it. The quick searches at the top of the page are not targeted. Selecting any one of them shows EVERYTHING - what I select is hidden under tons of other advertisements for stuff I don't need yet. If I select gas, it should only show me gas. I do a lot of traveling in lightly populated areas. Google maps is Useless for rural. Buy a good paper map. Google maps is designed by people who don't use it outside of populated areas or off of heavily traveled roads and it really shows. Main roads through thousands and thousands of miles of beautiful Alaska and Canada cant even be seen until zoomed in to a few miles. Rural Gas searches while in cell areas automatically jumps to gas stations at current location no mater where the map is pointed making it useless for planning.
Horrible UI and user experience
by U84six on 2020/11/22 18:02
Just like all other google apps, this one is yet another example of how NOT to design a UI to give a user a good experience. Considering this is an app that's generally used in a vehicle, you shouldn't have to fumble around so much to see point A and point B (the most common thing you do) on the darn map. Big FAIL. Edit: the ui has changed a bit since my original review. It’s a bit better now. I’ll give it a star for the ui updates. But it’s still pretty bad. They keep adding and removing features. One that bothers me is under Contributions, where you leave restaurant, hotel, etc, reviews, they removed the ability to see how many views you’ve gotten. You can’t see the owner’s response either. Still very inconsistent with bad decisions. My review went from one star to two.
Excelente
by lestatdark on 2020/11/22 17:59
Buen servicio gracias
I have seen better.
by amk770 on 2020/11/22 16:03
Eh.
Best Mapping App Available
by kluke3 on 2019/01/19 18:58
I’ve been using Google Maps for many years and have seen it evolve into a terrific app. that I simply couldn’t do without. I have a very poor sense of direction and this app. allows me to get around the big city I live in. The most recent update now includes the speed limit of the road you’re traveling on. This was the only thing I liked on Apple maps, now Google has it too. I live in a big city and so far the Google speed has matched the posted speed and even changed when I cross over an intersection, then the speed limit changes. If you don’t like the speed limit feature, it can be turned off in the settings / navigation screen of the app. Offline maps are an absolute life saver for instanced where you travel to areas where cell signals are intermittent or weak. They are easy to setup and remove. So far, on the iPhone I have not had a single issue with this app., unlike the dreaded Apple maps that to this day, doesn’t always give me the proper directions, and takes too long to figure out when I veer off the path. Google maps, responds instantly, and reroutes you eliminating a lot of stress. In a case where you find an error in routing, if it’s reported to google, they will listen to you and fix it. Be patient though as they have to verify it, before they change it. They have a feature within the app that should be turned on by default, where you shake the phone with the app. open, the the feedback screen pops up.
No longer user friendly
by getdemgators on 2020/11/16 22:02
App used to be okay. There was a time when this app would give you turn by turn navigation, after you made a turn it would indicate the next regardless of distance, so you could anticipate the next set of directions and change lanes accordingly. A few updates ago they removed this feature for who knows why. Initially it wasn't a big deal because you could simply zoom out quickly to see the next turn yourself. Now they have made it so sensitive if you touch the screen or attempt to move the map to see where to go next it starts spinning wildly and fighting whatever you try and do to see the location you are going towards. For example you are driving straight and are going to make a left turn in 1 mile and the address is only 1.2 miles away. So you think “okay I can zoom out a bit to see if the business is on the left or right side of the road after the turn” WRONG if you try to slide the map further to see where to go it will start orienting itself in opposition of what you are trying to do. Zoom in, zoom out, and flip your always North facing settings for no apparent reason. Stop messing with the apps fundamental settings you are going to be responsible for accidents, erratic lane changes, missed exits off the freeway, etc. It is ridiculous and absolutely irresponsible to make such drastic changes in an apps basic functions that people need to use daily.
Progressively getting worse
by Geordie Buckley stan on 2019/07/21 14:00
As someone else mentioned, the directions do not keep up with your physical movement. The GPS dot moves all over the place even if you are standing in one spot making it extremely difficult to get your bearings in an unfamiliar place. I may not know where I am, but I do know where I am not (...unless the men's fragrance section of Macy's has been moved outdoors and a block over). Adding to the challenge, the street names can be difficult to find. You may have to zoom out a significant amount for the one you are looking for to appear. God forbid you want to zoom out and look for something in another area. Every time I have tried recently, it just brings me back to the area I'm currently in. Using the transit directions prove to be equally obnoxious. There will be directions to "Walk" but no explanation of where to (no "turn left on X Street") so you have to rely on their map and faulty GPS. The public transit are very confusing and counterintuitive (perhaps they're sufficient for people used to using public transit?). I couldn't always clearly tell when a bus/train was arriving. Not sure what happened with the last few updates, as I have used Google Maps reliably on a number of past trips. I already hated to give my data over to Google but the frustration with this app on this trip makes it easy to try something new. I imagine orienteering would be easier than using this app!
With the ios 14 update, Google maps have not been working for the last 2 weeks.
by Jackdep on 2020/09/30 03:58
Hello! I am a professional Driver and have been using Google maps for 3 years. But literally the last 2 weeks have become impossible to use Google Maps. I even decided to write a review in the hope that the developers would hear me and fix bugs. I believe that Google maps began to work poorly since the moment Apple released the new iOS 14. Maps began to simply slow down, freeze, and turn off arbitrarily. Just awful! I am so sad and sorry that I cannot use my favorite google maps as before. Developers please hear me and Fix it. This is really a problem now. All of my friends are also professional drivers who used google maps every day - they all say that it is impossible to use Google maps for the last two weeks. I've heard this from more than 50 people. And please, the developers don’t t need to give advice such as you give as a standard for all comments. I tried to clear cookies, cleared memory, Google maps on my latest version, I rebooted the phone - none of this helps. This is what you have in the system inside. You just haven't made compatibility with devices on iOS 14. and I'm not the only one with many I spoke to - all the same problems. Please correct this. I really want to use convenient and reliable Google maps as before. Thank you for your understanding!
Worse over time
by sarwalmac on 2019/06/08 05:16
Let’s get one thing straight: I love google. I use Google Chrome over safari, Google Calendar over the one that comes with iPhone, and for a long time, I used Google Maps over Apple Maps. Google Maps a year ago was amazing. It always knew right where I was, the voice notifications were brief and prompt, and the app overall was just easy to use. Fast forward to today. Maps only communicates in NSEW directions “Head East” (Who knows that?), the voice notification system is mediocre at best, and to say that Google Maps is glitchy is an understatement. I just went to a new city and drove my car around, and more often than not I was slinging my car across four lanes of traffic trying to make an exit that Google didn’t let me know I needed to take, or saying that I was on the wrong side of the road, going the wrong way or off the road entirely into the bushes (all the while I had at least 3 bars of LTE on Verizon. Coverage and carrier were not the issue). That was the final straw. This app that used to be more helpful was now potentially putting my life (and the life of my grandmother and friend) at risk. I still refuse to use Apple Maps, and have joined Waze. If the glitches can be fixed I may use again, but overall I am very disappointed!
Routes are NO LONGER accurate!!
by Nwanyioma on 2020/11/15 16:02
I have been using google maps for 5+ years and I love it because it’s very functional. However, as of this last update, the routes have been OFF. I drive to the Bronx from NJ everyday for work, which is about a 30 mile trip one way. I keep the app open with my route entered in case there is an accident and I need to quickly divert. There are tolls on my route, but I have the settings on “avoid tolls”, so I only pay for the GWB bridge or HT tolls vs the parkway/freeway tolls if that makes sense. Normally, my route is about 30-32 miles depending on which route I choose. After this last update, my routes (with the same settings) are now 66 miles or 77 miles to work. WHAT? WHY? The route suggests I drive to Albany or Fishkill (upstate NY) just to get to the Bronx. Any one who lives in tristate knows this is not correct. I toggled my “avoid tolls” off and the routes were back to 30 miles, however, it directs me to drive through the parkway tolls, which I don’t want to pay nor need to. Everything was fine until this last update. Now I am using WAZE because this app is unreliable. With “avoid tolls” turned on with WAZE, my normal route is back. Google maps has been VERY GLITCHY lately. Until it can be fixed, I’m sticking with the WAZE app.
Lots of things to say...
by By David Achter on 2020/07/09 21:50
I used to LOVE this app. But it needs a refresh. When I first got this, about 2 years ago, it was amazing. The integration with your Google account is very helpful. Suggestions are much better than Apple Maps, and I still think more businesses and places are on Google Maps than Apple Maps. That being said, now I’m using Apple Maps. Why? For starters, the colors on the map are very bland, and don’t show much detail. Apple Maps is just a pleasure to look at. The zooming in and out is not very fluid nor smooth, and when you launch the app there are simply too many pop ups, to the point where you really can’t see much of the map without swiping multiple things away. Also, integration with StreetView would be nice, especially since Apple has already built look around right into their app. So now I’m forced to make a choice: The pleasure to use, seamless Apple Maps, or the more reliable, clunky Google Maps? So far, I’m using Apple, but if Google can get their app working more nicely and fluidly, than there will simply be no competition. 4 stars for now, and iPhone users will simply have to make that choice for themselves.
Not very good or accurate
by Royal Montgomery on 2019/07/15 17:20
Google Maps is helpful, probably, when one is driving. It's not helpful for someone who has to take transit or walk. Transit often has changes/transfers - there are no actual walking directions available that are helpful. If you're walking the wrong way, the app doesn't stop you, just tells you to walk to {location}. Also, some bus stops are very near/across the street from one another and Google Maps has a hard time pinpointing that. That's the difference between going the wrong way in a strange place or arriving at your destination. I commute to work but Google Maps only shows one route instead of any route, no matter how I change the settings, so I never know when the bus comes. I know when the trolley comes, but it only runs twice an hour when I am out of work and being able to see any kind of alternate route would be nice. I've also noticed that we have a trolley line that runs all the way to South Hills Village, but Google Maps just tells you to get off the stop before that and walk for sixteen minutes. I know better, but a person new to the area may not. I just don't find it very helpful as someone who doesn't drive.
Better than iOS Maps
by susie107 on 2017/11/13 12:28
I guess I didn't even realize the difference between this and the native apple map. I switched to iPhone last year and was used to pressing a map link and it opened right up in maps. Well, apple does that too...but when I needed it badly I had to come download google maps. I was stuck in a delivery parking lot of a huge hospital in an unfamiliar city that apparently had one address for the whole campus. Apple's map made me almost lose my mind- "Turn right then turn right! Go southwest then immediately go north then turn right! Turn left then turn right!" It was insanity. I finally broke down and googled what I needed which prompted me to download Google Maps...And I was immediately given correct directions and found my medical office in less than 5 minutes. Now every time I need directions I find Google Maps is the only one that's accurate. 4 stars because it turns me sideways sometimes and did have me turn right off of an exit just to make an immediate u-turn when it should have just told me to turn left from the jump. Still- it gets me there which is what I ultimately care about.
Almost perfect (almost)
by Gregory Lerner on 2018/01/23 06:30
For the vast majority of usage, this app has been flawless. The traffic is accurate, the routing is good, and the user interface is simple and easy to use. However, I have found some things to be quite annoying. For one, I have found that sometimes when I am in the far left lane on the highway, the app will think I am on the wrong side of the road causing it to constantly reroute me (this mostly happens in HOV lanes and high speed ezpass lanes). Another issue is that if I purposely choose a slower route because it is fewer miles the app will constantly tell me it found a faster route (I know there is a faster way, but I purposefully chose the longer timed route!) this is very frustrating, and on my last 2 hour drive it told me 5 times that there was a faster way and I had to take my hand off the wheel to cancel the change. Finally, my last complaint is that there aren't more alternate routes given. I’m lucky if the app gives me 3 options, whereas online you can drag the route to any road and it will find a route. Other than these issues though, the app is very well implemented.
My favorite map app
by Sarajsh on 2017/12/06 17:24
Th first time iOS maps sent me to the wrong place, way out in the country somewhere, I couldn’t believe Apple had messed up. I sent Apple a message about what was wrong and expected them to fix it. Four times in six months I reminded them that they were wrong. Then they sent me a message that they had fixed the problem. I checked, they hadn’t. What I love best about Google maps is they tell you what lane to be in for the up coming turn. I don’t like that they only give you a two mile warning about your exit on the freeway/highway. If you’re in the wrong lane at 75 mph in heavy traffic, that’s not enough warning. iOS maps gives you more miles to play with, but that’s my only complaint so far. And they do show you an arrow so you can see which way you’ll be going, but I can’t see any of it with my sunglasses on. To keep slipping them down so I can see what’s coming and how soon while driving is both a pain and not safe. I wish they’d offer more info starting with 10 miles, then 5, then 2 or something...and do it verbally so I don’t have to play with my sunglasses or look down.
So frustrating
by Ava stanley on 2018/04/03 16:16
This is a great map, it will show you where everything is, but’s it’s impossible to use on trips or custom maps. If you’re looking for directions without a custom map and for only one destination, this map is for you. If you create your own maps, need to look up multiple destinations, or are on a trip, it’s near impossible. First of all, I had my mom send me the link to our custom map. It send to my gmail, no problem. Then I’d click on the map, and it either wouldn’t load, or take me to Safari. The Safari view would show the map, but decline to let you get directions unless you signed in. Okay. I signed in. Well, it took my back to my home address, and sent me on a infinite loop, going from clicking the link in my email, getting sent to safari, logging in, and losing the map. I had to redownload the app four times before it worked. Second of all, the map legend isn’t interactive. I’m going to new york, and spent six hours working on a custom map, with a pin for every single place I wanted to go. i downloaded the app, only to find that in the map legend, you can’t click on individual icons, forcing you to leave the map legend, and click on every single icon until it pops up. Very dissapointed.
Only sometimes shows the saved locations on my phone
by KarenD345 on 2017/12/05 16:57
I wrote a review a while back that the app no longer showed saved locations making it cumbersome to go to ‘home’ or ‘work’ since those saved locations do not show up in ‘recent searches’. I am very impressed that google responded to my review and fixed the issue. Unfortunately, the fix is not entirely 100% and the app now is rather temperamental about whether or not it shows the stored locations. It seems that if you still have a route displayed and then want to change it, the app won’t show stored locations but when you start from the map/satellite image of your current location, it will. Previous review: Used to work beautifully for the daily commute from/to work/home because of real-time traffic. Now, however, when picking a destination it only shows recent searches and not saved locations like home or work. It’s irritating and defeats the purpose of having stored locations. Yes, I do know the usual way home but the whole purpose of using google maps is to know the best route given the current traffic situation
An annoying necessity
by Ninjainthenight on 2019/07/05 23:26
I have used this app for years as I am a courier and the option to put multiple stops is amazing! However within really the last year, development has gotten messy and far too often I see new features just tossed into this app without little thought about them being annoyances to the everyday user. Like a month or so ago you would hit go and instead of automatically starting your route it would proceed to tell you how the traffic patterns are normally and how it is now....thanks I could care less and I don’t need the extra step. Now there’s a bug where you hit star over and over and nothing happens so you need to slide that bar up which then shows you the traffic pattern times (really wanna shove that stupid feature down our throats huh google?) and then hit start. And now it seems to have issues finding the most common of cities saying it can’t find a way there. Best thing I can recommend is wait it out and once google has fixed all the bugs and things seem stable, shut off the auto updates for this app. They tinker with it way too much and you never know what the next problem is gonna be.
Took me to the middle of nowhere 🤬
by Ginjeet on 2018/11/07 19:28
Let me start out by saying I hate google maps. Recently I had to go to a meeting out of town, almost 3 hrs. away. When it said I had arrived I was at a barn out in the middle of nowhere. I’m thinking that maybe I’m 10-15 minutes away and when I put it back in it tells me I’m over an hour away 🤬. It had taken me in the total opposite direction. Someone said maybe it said turn right and you turned left, but no it didn’t do that and if that had been the case and I turned the wrong way it would have rerouted me back to where I needed to be. Yes I had the correct address in. If this had been winter and snowy it could have been deadly. Another time I was going to a meeting somewhere else and that was a little over 3 hours away. I knew most of the way, it was just going into the area where I had to get on the freeway that I wanted the help with but had it on from when I left my home so I didn’t have to mess with it while driving. It kept trying to detour me off my route to what it thought was the fastest way even tho that wasn’t the way I wanted or was going. The so called fastest route had a lot of switch back turns. I wanted the straight shot. It was only 25 minutes difference. IF I CHOOSE A ROUTE OVER A DIFFERENT ROUTE I HAVE A REASON. DON’T REROUTE ME!!!
One of the best navigation apps, but isn’t as great as some others
by Patrick7015 on 2019/12/08 04:24
Google Maps is without question one of the most, if not the most popular navigation app. It’s worked decent for me, why, you may ask, am I saying only decent? Well, here’s why. First of all, I use Apple Maps as well, and that app will usually give me more convenient directions/routes to certain places. For instance, if I’m going to the mall and I put it into Apple Maps, it will send me the route that I’d normally take anyway. However, this is not the case with Google Maps. It will usually take me routes that rarely anyone would take to get to said destination, and I’ve found that I would arrive a few minutes later than I would have if I had taken the route I normally take. It also will sometimes glitch while I’m driving and tell me to turn at the very last second, causing me to either slam my brakes or completely miss the turn. This is very frustrating, especially on the thruway. Both of the issues I’ve talked about seem very fixable, and I hope they eventually get fixed and fast because a lot of people use this app and rely on it to get them places every day.
It’s still the best....except
by Joker5456 on 2019/01/12 19:49
I’ve been using Google maps since it first came out and it’s been great, except for a couple minor issues. I don’t use it for turn-by-turn navigation, I use it to estimate my travel time based on current traffic conditions and to find an address. It does those tasks fairly well, except.... On my phone’s tiny screen I cannot read the street names. Thankfully there is a zoom feature....except...and this makes the app absolutely useless....the street names do not get bigger. Do the programmers not understand thats why I want to zoom in? To not only see the tiny streets but to enlarge the tiny street names? Another issue I have is after it plots your routing, it overwrites the street names with the blue route highlighting. To read the street names you have to switch between the text route and the map route. There are several other issues I have but the last I’ll discuss here is the inability to forecast the route like you can in the desktop version. I have to switch to my laptop if I want to know what time I have to leave in order to arrive at a certain time, but many times I don’t have my laptop with me.
Updates are not necessarily improvements
by Peej47 on 2020/03/06 18:27
Before your last couple of updates, I would have rated this app at 5 stars, but the last update has sent me looking for a new map app. Google maps used to be my go-to navigation app, but no longer. Markings for roads/highways are so pale now that they’re almost unseeable. Road names don’t appear until you’ve zoomed in so far that you can’t see their relation to other roads in the area. Before the last update, you could look at the U.S. or state map and at least see Interstate highway markings...no more. Once you move on to ‘directions’, the roads on your route are highlighted but you can’t see names of surrounding roads unless you zoom in to a point that makes looking irrelevant. I could go on and on. Your updates have weakened the usefulness of your app. Using Google maps is no longer helpful...it’s frustrating. Wish we could ‘opt out’ of updates or at least choose the version that works best for us. I miss the ease of use and effective markings of previous versions...hope another app has incorporated features you have discarded. I appreciate the years that you helped me in my travels, but I’ll be looking for help elsewhere now. Thanks for the memories....
Wish they would add weather
by manufeng22 on 2019/06/01 12:21
I love the feature that allows you to search along the route for different key words!! What would really make it awesome though would be if I could see what the weather would be along the route assuming that travel rate is kept constant. As extra brownie points, if they could add the ability to easily avoid weather by altering travel such as stopping to take a break to allow a storm to get ahead of you or possibly taking a different road. Showing the impact on travel would based on the decision could be similar to the way the traffic option works such as: “bad weather ahead, minimize contact with storm by taking a 10 minute break or taking a different route. Impact would result in a 20 minute delay. Would you like to take this alternate route?” If they could add the ability to set a speed alert, that would be amazing! For example, ability to alert driver when traveling at speed which is greater than 11 MPH over speed limit. Another helpful option relating to speed would be one that alerts the driver if the current speed limit is changing ahead and when it actually changes.
Worse and discriminatory
by cheeryinmay on 2019/06/27 18:45
I’m a Chinese native living in the US and I keep my iOS in Chinese. First, the app won’t let you choose which language to use. Second, it shows reviews of a place in Chinese first. For famous places like the MET museum in NYC, there are hundreds or thousands reviews in Chinese and I cannot see any reviews from people of different backgrounds unless I scroll for ten minutes, I guess. I actually feel somewhat discriminated by this sorting of reviews. Showing the most helpful reviews (helpfulness rated by other reviewers) is a much fair and meaningful way. Third, the Google Translation is imbedded no matter people complain about it. They seemed to stop translating English into Chinese now but it continues to “translate” Traditional Chinese to Simplified Chinese (my iOS language), which is absolutely unnecessary (99.9% Chinese speakers can recognize both ways of writing). Even worse is that in the last version I found some reviews are shown with the tags “translated” and “original” but there isn’t any content after “translated”; basically, it didn’t “translate” but has those tags, which wastes space that I only see “translated” and a space line before clicking the review to expand it. Google, stay simple! We don’t want Your opinion and interference.
Love the new update
by Dissatisfied user 8897 on 2018/07/30 11:10
Used to have to click 2 or 3 buttons to start a route, now simply load the address, click start and BAM you're on your way. Very convenient, especially when behind the wheel and you get sent to a different job. The one thing I would like to see improvement on is when I get my schedule emailed to me, I can copy the address from the native mail app, double click and sometimes at the bottom there will appear a "get directions to -- in google maps". Clicking on that loads maps, but it always says "can't find a way there". I can paste the address in fine, but it would be nice if this would work. A big improvement would be if a press and hold on the address would allow me to press "open in google maps" instead of the native apple maps would be great. —————UPDATE————— There is a bug where when you save a location to one of your lists, then add a custom label, it doesn’t save the custom label. Clicking on the saved location doesn’t show any label added. Searching for the label works, but it very inconvenient. I add custom labels to places I go, and look back through the maps later.
The Fall: Google Maps’ Descent into Chaos
by AnEmily7 on 2019/07/23 03:21
Google maps has always been quite reliable in the past, but over the last few weeks it has been terrible about sending us the best route to avoid traffic. I’m currently stuck in a traffic jam caused by 4 accidents. There was an easy route to avoid this jam completely, but the Google Maps App didn’t tell us there was a jam until we were already stuck in it, high on a bridge to switch freeways. This jam has clearly been building up for a considerable period before we got the the place where we could have avoided it, but the app gave us no advance warning. Then, when we were irrevocably stuck, it suddenly had information about all the accidents and the extent of the traffic blockage. This seems a pretty unacceptable lapse in providing critical information about routes and traffic flow. Additionally, while it often chooses a logical route, there are times that it sends us in literal circles, ever farther from what is clearly the most practical path to our destination. This too is a recent failing. I don’t know the cause of Google Maps’ recent lapse in quality, but I hope it is rectified soon so that I don’t have to find a new map service.
Fix zoom out/in on lists
by Flivin on 2018/09/17 04:50
Hi! I love the list feature in google maps, but I have one issue. I use the built-in Want to Go green marker on places, but I also have my own list that I call Actively Want to Go. Anyway, when I click my places and look exclusively at this list I’ve made, I like to zoom in on a neighborhood and click a place to get more info on it. Once I’ve read the info (hours, etc), I usually exit out of the place-specific info and want to see what else is in that neighborhood that’s on my list. Once I ex out of a restaurant’s info, the view zooms out completely and I have to zoom back in and find where I was. This is super annoying! Would really appreciate a fix! This is especially annoying bc sometimes a list I’ve made spans multiple cities in the US, and so once I zoom in and read a New York cafe’s hours and other info, I exit and then it zooms out and gives me a view of the whole continental US. This is super annoying! Pls fix, Google 💜 the only fix right now on my end is to avoid making lists that span multiple cities to avoid a large zoom out, but I think this is something y’all can fix easily
I was in love.
by Yadira1738 on 2018/01/03 01:19
I fell in love with Google Maps maybe about 7 years ago. It’s the reason I was one of the quickest pizza delivery drivers and why I’m always the one navigating family trips. I’ve been in Europe for 3 months now, and I rely desperately on my saved locations when exploring new countries. It was working beautifully until about 2 weeks ago (I assume with this new update), and when I was in London last week I was struggling to hit all the places I planned on because the map was refusing to show my saved places (my data is slow so I rely on Google Maps). I’m taking my last trip tomorrow and I don’t want to say that Google Maps is going to ruin the trip - but it definitely won’t make my trip any easier (like it used to). This is coming from a Google Maps enthusiast that annoys all her friends when she worships it (and bashes all other “Maps”). Please Google, fix this problem. I’m sure you won’t be able to for my trip tomorrow, but if my comment helps someone else, then AWESOME! And to the Google Team, I love you. Really. Thank you. May you get all the donuts you deserve.
Navigation slow of just plain stops in iOS12
by Zildjiancat on 2018/10/31 20:53
Help! Since updating my iPhone to iOS12, google maps is practically useless for me. The lag in navigation is unbelievable, if it works at all. Since updating, the voice directs me where to go AFTER I’ve passed the turn/street/place. She’s constantly telling me to make u-turns. And to make them where there is no place to make them. I often drive right past my destination and she hasn’t even gotten to the street I’m on. And more often than not, Google Siri stops providing voice direction mid-way through a journey, instead making me have to look away from the road to see where the next turn will be. Very dangerous. I have preferred google maps to Apple’s version all along. Sadly, that may soon change for me if google maps continues its glitchy ways. If there’s a fix, please let me know!!! Also - that “explore the neighborhood” thing that immediately pops up and covers 60% of the map screen when I need to get directions is annoying, as it’s an ad gimmick that forces the user to do an extra step (swipe it away) before navigating. Get that thing out of there! If I’m looking for directions to somewhere else, I’m not gonna explore anything where I already am, as I’m LEAVING the area. Sheesh!
Terrible
by Pocojazz on 2018/09/23 16:14
Google maps has always been my go to. I was on my way home yesterday from Florida to Tennessee hauling a horse. The trip down took about 9-10 hours and was a breeze. The exact same route home cost me 7 additional hours with a live animal to care for. For some reason maps decided on its own that I needed to go a different way. I didn't realize until it was too late that instead of heading north then west home I was heading north to the coast. I would have been at the ocean if I95 hadn't been shut down forcing me to turn around. When trying to correct the route the app wouldn't let me change the route by touch as it has in the past. I also got a weird different view of a car in a map. The app used to say turn right straight or left when heading out. Now it just says head north etc. I'm not a compass and my truck is not equipped with one. So totally useless. The app also doesn't tell me to turn until I'm right on top of it. THEN instead of telling me to u turn like it used to or saying rerouting to give me the option google now just gives me new directions. To say the least I won't use the app again that has been my favorite go to. Thank you google for costing me an additional $200 in fuel and 7 hours out of my life.
Great...when it works
by Lightly Salted on 2018/04/28 13:28
Google has a amazing knack for to combining sheer brilliance with mind-numbing incompetence, and this app has plenty of both. I use it from time to time because it does one thing extremely well, routing. Especially in traffic I find the routing to be the best and most reliable there is. Estimates of traffic times are very good, and alternate route selection tends to be quite solid and useful. No for the bad part. For whatever reason, Google (bless their hearts) cannot seem to write a functioning app. Through numerous iterations Google Maps has been plagued with very serious, frequent bugs of the types that will leave you stranded. The current version of the app freezes, loses track of your current location, refuses to connect to the internet for absolutely no reason, and is just downright flakey. Previous versions have had even more serious problems. (Some will recall the version that refused to navigate from the current location, rendering the app useless for navigation.) So try Google Maps for routing, but don’t rely on it for your sole source of navigation because it will leave you stranded. At least until Google learns how to write more reliable apps.
The worst feature
by drhiggs on 2018/04/12 19:26
Google maps has recently added probably the worst feature you could possibly imagine to an map app. If you live in a dense urban area like me (I live in Atlanta). The absolute last thing I want my map app to do when I'm getting close to my destination is to assume I know the rest of the way and begin to zoom out and rotate to look aesthetically cool or something. I'm not there yet! In many cases I've never been to this store/restaurant/venue and when 100s of places are in only a couple blocks of each other I don't need my map app to zoom out and rotate to look cool when I'm still trying to figure out where I'm going! I have to try to rotate my head to follow the screen all while I'm still driving. I have missed my location many times because of this completely unhelpful feature. This may be fine in rural areas, but this is a terrible design flaw for highly dense cities. It's dangerous and serves no constructive purpose, and is just a shallow attempt to look fancy for an absolutely zero functional or helpful propose. Wait till I am parked and not moving or have somehow indicated that I gave arrived.
Maps counties to have offline issues
by sporacer on 2020/10/21 00:42
For the last few months even after reinstalling the app resetting my device network settings ect it still continues to think I’m offline and changes the end address to a “general area”. I deliver for Grubhub and when this happens maps will take me to completely wrong locations even after a few minutes when it decides to come back online airplane mode off and on will sometimes correct the issue but I still have to restart directions repeatedly and recently road work and construction has caused maps to try and send me completely out of the way of my destination by miles not blocks. I still prefer Google over Apple Maps or Wayze but if this issue continues i will just uninstall the app like I did 4 years ago when google maps was having similar issues with addresses and off/online maps and traffic. *would be awesome if like in Apple Maps google indicated stop signs and traffic lights. Also a lot of speed limit data is incorrect the other day the last sign I had seen while traveling down a road was 35 but google showed 50mph
DO NOT update your Google Maps app until they fix insane and dangerous bugs.
by what be all this noise on 2020/09/14 04:02
The last couple weeks, it has been: verbally telling me to turn left while visually displaying a right turn, and vice-versa; unable to renavigate/redirect until 2+ minutes into your new routes, thus sending you in circles, wrong directions, off incorrect exits; routing me 2-10+ miles off the route it said 1 minute ago, and subsequently adding 10min-1hr to my drive time (I took what should have been a 3-hour road trip three days ago, and by constantly changing my directions, instructions, etc it ultimately added well over 1hr to my travel time); telling me to make impossible or illegal U-Turns as well as multiple u-turns multiple times back and forth; telling me there will be stand-still traffic where there is none, and vice-versa; sending me on to roads one street before or after the correct road, including telling me to turn into a cemetery 3 times in a row when I was trying to get to an auto parts store with a completely different address than the cemetery; no longer functioning or connecting in areas where for years, up until a couple weeks ago, it had no trouble connecting; and worst of all, directing me to go into oncoming traffic.
Great Apple Maps Replacement in CarPlay...Except:
by ggrudziak on 2018/09/25 04:43
Everything in Google Maps is excellent. Now with iOS 12 adding support for third-party navigation maps in CarPlay, we’re now able to use Google Maps and Waze in CarPlay. However, there are two main issues. One, there’s no speed limit. This is a necessity and it’s kind of inexcusable that Google Maps doesn’t have this feature while Apple Maps and Waze (also from Google) do. Two, the voice feature doesn’t work at all in CarPlay. All the proper permissions have been allowed and all that happens when you press the microphone icon on the car screen in Google Maps is that you get the sound and the visual but nothing else. It sometimes says “No internet connection” and cancels, but mostly it hangs there. What’s happening is that it’s hanging there listening but it’s not receiving audio from the car’s microphones. I know that works because if you press the voice button on the steering wheel and use Siri, she hears and responds fine. Must be fixed to allow voice control or add Siri support.
Recent update
by okwellisethisnamethen on 2020/10/29 13:08
I am an avid user of this app as I drive a company vehicle daily for the past 10 years, this past week I’ve noticed some issues. When getting close to my destination I usually scroll forward to determine which way to go to park on the right side of the street, but as of this past week this function has not worked. Instead it will turn around to the opposite direction, that being said I now have to use two fingers to guide the map to make that happen oppose to one finger. Second thing I’ve noticed is that once entering a destination and seeing the over view I sometimes zoom in at the destination for specifics, instead of it zooming with a double tap and drag it zooms to a random location along the route. I’m guessing these are new bugs that come with a new upgrade, hopefully these changes weren’t intentional because I find using gmaps to be way better than Apple Maps but if this remains Apple Maps has the same feature that I’m used having on gmaps and I’ll have to stick to what’s convenient for its intended purpose. Please fix this ap maps stinks I think, I should check that last update they put out a while ago.....
Better than sliced bread
by News van on 2018/08/11 23:26
It gives you such detail that is amazing, one of the best apps I have on my iPad I not only use it to find places I need to be in it kills me a time estimated time that you will arrive, very handy. And the turn by turn directions outstanding I don’t know why you would need To use any other app for Finding a destination . Used to be hard to kind of find places that’s in the past we get to the right place the first time with the outstanding turn by turn directions. The only thing it lacks is to be able to see real traffic, I did one time was able to see real traffic cars that passed me in the cars that passed in real time because it only was one time I cannot get that optional more. What happened Google maps. I would recommend this app to my grandmother it sure does a good job thank you very much Sincerely yours Never get lost
Google’s political agenda shows
by Stangster1 on 2019/11/03 05:56
What is with Google Maps and the continuous diminishing of the state lines??? It is getting harder and harder to tell where the state lines are, because Google is making the lines so faint - especially when zoomed in. Just Google doing its part to influence the masses to incorrectly see our precious nation merely as one mass democracy ruled by the popular vote - and to diminish the historic republic our nation was so wisely established as and the precious electoral college that our nation has always had. Hope I’m wrong, but is Google seemingly doing its part to promote the notion that the United States is a democracy instead of the republic that it is? Actual democracy is like two wolves and a little lamb deciding on what’s for dinner. A republic allows for the lamb to have a chance to save itself from the will of the two wolves. Liberty is a well armed lamb, to protect itself from the tyranny of the masses and the tyranny of the popular vote, where 50% plus one vote can simply run over and force its will on the 50% less one vote populace. The electoral college is one more institution put into place by our founding fathers to try to protect the voices of the smaller states; to prevent California and New York from imposing their will on the smaller states.
Not the same map app it used to be and update full of bugs
by SL... on 2017/11/11 18:09
The most recent update, 4.39, has more bugs than before; the map and spoken directions are often different, the map shows the vehicle sideways or going the opposite direction you are doing and the directions indicate you should be going, and it keeps telling new directions even when you are just continuing on the same route and following its directions. Two years ago, Google Maps was the mapping app to use, it gave accurate maps (showing and predicting traffic with amazing accuracy) and gave the best, quickest routes. Now, it does not show traffic on the map along the directed route and it often does not add the additional time for expected traffic until you have been sitting in traffic for five or ten minutes. Additionally, it often has trouble identifying where you are and what direction you are going. It has reached the point where the once superior app is not significantly better than other competing map apps. One positive improvement in the last few years is being able to search along your route for things like food and gas (including most gas prices).
Need to disable auto-rerouting
by sarcasm central on 2019/02/05 20:22
I’ve been using Google Maps for a long time and overall I’m satisfied with it. However, there are two things that I’d like to see implemented: 1) Allow the user to select alternate routes when in offline mode. When in online mode, I can select a route I’m most comfortable with and not being able to do this in offline mode is annoying. I don’t want to be limited to the “fastest” route. 2) Allow the user to disable the auto-rerouting option without having to use the app in offline mode. There are many times when I’m not interested in saving 5 minutes by taking an unfamiliar route, but I still want to see current traffic and ETA. Having to fight with the app and manually hit “decline” to a route change is annoying and distracting. There is no reason why the app should need physical interaction from a user while they are focused on driving. Maybe allow the user to switch the default action to “decline” instead of “accept,” and add the ability to choose via voice control?
It’s a very important app to have
by zanehk43 on 2017/10/02 21:31
Whether you have other maps including your iPhone or phone’s depending on the phone obviously; this is not only a fun app to have because it can show you more of the place as well as give detailed information to to even when it’s busy itself most nights and in live time. But it’s also a relevant app, leaving you the option from the beginning to see the streets and know the traffic patterns. Ask yourself what your email address is? I remember in 6th grade google was handing out only 6 invites to gmail as the only way to get one. Because they always give their best. Maybe you don’t have gmail, maybe you don’t like google but as far as storage, apps, the earth to documents, they’re and doing all they can and they haven’t failed me. This app won’t fail. Check everything. Follow the directions make sure to pay attention at worst you’ll have another app in case your default one fails at best it’s useful and very helpful.
Stop trying to be Waze
by GG245777543236 on 2018/12/12 22:04
I have Google maps, Waze and the Apple maps apps on my phone because a perfect map app doesn’t exist and I like/dislike all 3 for different reasons. We all know Waze tries to dodge traffic even if that means taking you 10 miles out to a roundabout way up a mountain and/or through the underbelly of a city you never knew existed. This can be refreshing or annoying depending on the situation.... whereas Google maps was more straight forward. Lately though Google seems to have adopted this Waze strategy of zig zagging me through neighborhoods to get 8 miles when an arterial road or highway IS available and NOT too backed up with traffic. Recently I had my boss with me for a ride along and I seriously think he thought I was completely stupid due to the funky ways we were going everywhere which made zero sense yet this was all the Google maps navigation. Honestly it was embarrassing. Please add a feature so we can choose if we want the roundabout or straight forward route rather than forcing us on these scribble doodles across Town which inevitably involve 4-5 left turns onto 5 lane roads with a 60 mph speed limit and not traffic light in sight. The KISS philosophy would serve you well here
GLITCHES!!!!!
by ehfyoutube on 2020/06/26 08:50
My whole job is driving around the north eastern sector of the United States and Canada. Google maps tries to drive me around in giant circles when there is any Road construction, it takes me the long way all the time, not to mention it'll switch the address on me, all on its own, making me late for my jobs and causing me a lot of gas money and mileage. Googles monopoly is too big to fail, and so big that there's no way for me to communicate with them to tell them what their product is doing to me and my livelihood. Too many major glitches to post, but one of my favorites is when the navigation voice will incessantly keep asking you if you would like to take a alternate route to save three minutes, and no matter how many times you hit the no thanks button, the voice will immediately keep repeating itself over and over and over asking you over and over and over if you would like to save three minutes. That's not a choice, when it keeps repeating itself and asking to the point of making your driving experience extremely dangerous and distracting. If any of you computer scientists are listening, please at least fix this last glitch it should be a relatively simple fix
Changes my destination
by dragonkoh on 2018/01/31 16:16
I used to have no issues with this but lately it has been changing my destination with no notification and taking me to the wrong spot. This is happening 100% of the time now and so I can’t rely on it anymore because it takes me to a random location each time. Over the past week it has caused me to drive an extra 50 miles and wasted several hours of my time. Not sure what they did to this last update but I’ll be finding an alternative now. EDIT IN RESPONSE: Typically I’d be navigating based on latitude/longtitude coordinates but it also happened when setting a destination based on address. I also found that it tended to send me back to certain locations repeated times as long as they were within a mile or so of the actual destination. I have no saved addresses so that wouldn’t have been the cause. EDIT 1/31: Yes, I’d be using Safari and a link that opened Google Maps with the coordinates prefilled. The destination would always be accurate for a few minutes but the route would silently change on me and point me to somewhere totally different, sometimes up to a mile away in a completely different direction nowhere close to the original destination.
Kim B
by KimBMMM on 2019/12/09 17:50
I’m writing about my current property manager Dawn Becker at American Homes 4 Rent. She has only been our property manager for a short time of the 4 1/2 years that I have been renting the property; but, she has been an absolute GODSEND! In the brief time that I have gotten to work with her she has tried in every way possible to help my family in our rental with any issue that has come up. Dawn has been amazing at going to bat for us with dire maintenance concerns that could not wait; however, without her help they would have waited and our family would have suffered. Dawn shows good communication, she is a team player, she shows the ability to work well with others in any situation as well as dealing with changes easily, she is very knowledgeable in every area that I’ve ever ask her about and if she ever didn’t know the answer she always got tight back to me. In my opinion, AH4R should train every property manager to be as efficient, professional, adequate and kind as Dawn Becker!
Google Maps, I love you, but...
by peemree on 2018/01/31 22:35
By far one of my most frequently used, long-running apps. And now I live in NYC so have become obsessed with the new feature allowing us to label places as “want to go”, etc. My only complaint with Google Maps is its lag time in catching up to my location. It can sometimes take 5, 10+ minutes for the app to update my location from when previously used. My one *request* is that the app have more options to customize the pins! Example: when creating a new list, it would be helpful if there were multiple colors to choose from, rather than just having the baby blue option. This would help to distinguish between categories when looking at the map alone (rather than having to go and search through the lists). Maybe even allow for a custom-made option, such as using an emoji as a category instead of a color at all? This would be a total game changer and so improve my use of the app when searching for specific cuisines, unique features, etc.!
It’s google trash
by jdhyndjjgr on 2020/04/10 03:10
Just like everything else with google things keep going downhill (especially the search engine). Maps gets worse with every update. Worst is it never keeps up with movements and distance despite any change to any settings that google recommends it stays about 10-15 seconds behind. I ride a motorcycle and there is no way with the gloves I have to touch the screen. It detects traffic and sends me down a different route that takes twice as long and I can’t cancel it. When planning trips where I know the route I want to take and I set it to that yet googles mighty reroute thinks it can’t shave a minute off by sending me down side streets. By thinking it can save that one minute I end up in rural side streets and distant loops that end up taking longer. Over maps is terrible. Lately I’ve had to memorize the route before hand and keep the app off while traveling, defeating the point of GPS maps. If they fixed the app so it kept up with movement and basic direction that would be a good start. Then add options like “never change pre-planned route” and and option to not take traffic into account as much for motorcycles that lane split. Just give people a few more settings
My review
by Little Blind Girl on 2019/05/29 03:10
I like this app. I don't drive, so if you do, can't help ya. But, I can tell you the app is wonderful at finding stuff in the area. 5 out of 5. Problems: I am a blind user and your app is almost perfect. One problem is on the For You tab, which I would love to use, but it wants me to select an area I care about on a map, which I can't do by any means. The second problem, most likely having nothing to do with me being blind, is when I have to press back to my location in order for it to measure distance correctly. Suggestions: I have two suggestions that would help me and possibly some others. The first one is for it to tell you the bus stop numbers. The second one is a notification you could turn on to tell you that your stop on the bus is getting close. This would be useful because not all the buses have the speaker system and even if I ask the driver to tell me a little heads up would be nice. Over all, this app is very wonderful.
Google you need to read this.
by Kariidee on 2019/01/19 08:22
I’ve been using google maps since forever! I cannot give them a bad review. Yeah, there may be and continue to be little details that many people may want to change and so forth but I consider it to be a great gps. Anyways I’m contacting google through the App Store to let you guys know that while I’ve been using google maps for work to complete my deliveries. I’ve noticed that the many places I go to make these deliveries the gps points me out to the incorrect locations most of the time. I usually have to go and find the addresses blindly until I can locate my customers location. I am not sure if you’ve sent out a driver to Lauderdale Lakes, Florida to update the street views and new developments. But there are many new buildings and older buildings standing today that google maps hasn’t updated on. Hopefully, google maps can update this soon enough. A lot of changes are occurring in this side of town.
Masterpiece
by Fuzzboy7 on 2020/04/25 15:53
Google 5.41 is a masterpiece. The display is gorgeous, the way you rate your trip at the end is fantastic, and it is still ole reliable when it comes to getting you where you want to go. Google is adding new places to its map services faster than ever and provides many ways to get there. The complaint list I have is small: Some old roads that are no longer available are still being routed through google maps. Occasionally the speed limits do not match either and it would be great to customize what displays you would like to have on at all times such as speed limit vs. your current speed. Also, rarely when you change direction after a stop, it does not pick this up quick enough and can be somewhat confusing for those bad with directions. All in all, Google maps has come a long way and I believe it is well on its way to becoming what we have all been waiting for and please: DO NOT CHANGE THE DISPLAY STYLE.
Warranty Exchange - Incredible Customer Service Experience
by Andrea and Murray on 2020/03/15 20:51
Long story short. Went to Mattress Firm and spoke with Mike Paso about what we thought was a defective mattress (bought back in 2013). He explained the process. We followed the process, and within less than 3 weeks we had a letter from the company giving us full credit (from our initial purchase) to apply to a new mattress. We went back to see Mike and he was incredibly helpful and knowledgeable about the products in the showroom. After learning a lot and lying on several beds, Mike made our decision a well-informed one. He consulted with another colleague at the store (Catherine- and she was also incredibly helpful) and in no-time our purchase was processed with our mattress refund applied. Thank you Mike for your amazing customer service - especially in today’s world of “go do it yourself” service. You truly made our experience a great one. Thank you also to Mattress Firm for standing behind your products.
Best public transit mapping & predictor
by Sybil.Disobedience on 2018/01/23 12:53
I can’t say if their public transportation mapping and predictions are the best in every major city, but I can attest to the San Francisco Bay Area, which is not very easy to navigate, so let a native save you a lot of trouble. Forget all the other apps because they’re never as accurate nor as intuitive. Google has more resources to notify within seconds of schedule changes, quicker than the respective government agency where the delay may be (ie Muni accidents might not show up for 20 mins on predictions, yet Google Maps will immediately notify you and offer reroute)So no matter where you are traveling from, forget Muni app, or 511, or BART, etc., just coordinate your schedule through Google Maps. I also recommend getting a Clipper Card. Easiest way to keep track of transit passes and if you’re not sure your schedule you can just load cash which is redeemable on all transportation systems (though obviously passes are your best value).
I’m so disappointed with the app that used to be my number one.
by kstrong00 on 2018/05/17 13:57
3 or 4 upgrades ago google maps app started to glitch out. Currently the only verbal directions I get are the first one or two turns when I start directions. After that it goes quiet. As I start driving the blue location dot never moves, just pulses. After driving 10-15 mins I look at the app and the screen is still at my original starting point. I can manually swipe the top directions to the left to see want to do next but it doesn’t update by itself from that point. One thing I noticed is that at the bottom of the app where it tells you your ETA, time adjusts accordingly even though the map is pretty much frozen. For example if I look at the screen it’s shows that I’m still at my house but the time puts me 8 minuets away from destination. I wish I would have never updated because I use this app for work and I can’t count on it anymore to get me where I need to go without freezing. I have been printing directions and hoping this issue gets resolved ASAP.
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Navigate your world faster and easier with Google Maps. Over 220 countries and territories mapped and hundreds of millions of businesses and places on the map. Get real-time GPS navigation, traffic, and transit info, and find what you need by getting the latest information on businesses, including grocery stores, pharmacies and other important places. Get where you need to go efficiently: • Find the best route with automatic rerouting based on live traffic, incidents, and road closure Find important businesses: • Know what’s open in your area and their latest business hours • Find local restaurants offering delivery and takeout • Create lists of your important places Get there faster with real-time updates • Beat traffic with real-time ETAs and traffic conditions • Catch your bus, train, or ride-share with real-time transit info • Save time with automatic rerouting based on live traffic, incidents, and road closure • With Live View in Google Maps, see the way you need to go with arrows and directions placed right on top of your world. There’s no second guessing or missing another turn. More experiences on Google Maps • Offline maps to search and navigate without an internet connection • Street View and indoor imagery for restaurants, shops, museums and more • Indoor maps to quickly find your way inside big places like airports, malls and stadiums Some features not available in all countries Navigation isn't intended to be used by oversized or emergency vehicles
I Love Google Maps.
by Z0ice on 2020/11/30 01:46
I use google maps almost everyday. It shows me where to go, of course, but there’s more than that. I can support businesses, see menus for restaurants, see where fun places to go are, and write reviews about places just as much as see some. It’s convenient for me and easy to use. You can see for yourself just by clicking install.
Meh
by ME131721 on 2020/11/30 01:11
For the most part it works, which isn’t saying much over other navigation apps. What frustrates me is that it doesn’t allow you to change or customize your route on iPhone, and for some reason it comes up with different routes on the app versus on a browser. My phone is giving me a roundabout way to a location that will take 1 hr versus the browser giving me a straightforward 45min drive to the same location. It makes me lose confidence in the app.
Please have an “avoid interstate” option
by Elyse DeBusk on 2020/11/30 00:21
I am tired of directions constantly being “rerouted” to a new interstate exit when I drive by them internationally. And then go a few miles more just to realize this app wants me to go on a new exit. Please make “AVOID INTERSTATES” an option like you do highways.
makes navigation harder
by Isaiah R on 2020/11/29 23:49
I am trying to drive and it will select a different route for me to take over and over again no matter how many times I dismiss it it’s easier just to look at a map with no navigation tend to constantly stop my vehicle stop driving and then re-enter the address every single time I don’t make it to the dismiss alternate route for now I’m deleting Google maps off my phone and I will re-download it as soon as alternate routes is able to be switched off
🤫🤮🤢🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮
by O.H.... on 2020/11/29 22:39
Ugh 🥱🥱🥱🥱🥱🥱🥱🥱🥱🥱boring
Best Map App😄
by wowwwwwww🥳🥳🥳 on 2020/11/29 20:51
I love to use this map when I don’t know where one place is I go on Google Maps and see what place it is also there is no glitches in this app but if it’s for you then I don’t know how that happens last but not least, Happy Late Thanksgiving
Tolls
by tollsbad97 on 2020/11/29 20:07
The “avoid tolls” option is only a suggestion. Every time I’ve tried to use it I select the route that doesn’t have tolls and this app switches me to the toll road because it’s faster without asking for permission. It just says “rerouting” and then I’m off my original course. It’s done this to me in IL, NY, NJ, MA and PA.
Update is horrible
by Michael David Morrison on 2020/11/29 18:15
My phone now constantly givens me driving notifications when the app has been closed and terminated. My settings were were set to only use my location with the app is open. This isn’t happening. I was forced to turn off the data and set my location services to never. Closing the app didn’t stop it from tracking my location. I do not want that happening.
Works better on Android
by NightWalrus on 2020/11/29 16:46
Just switched from Android and am surprised how sloppy the map Timeline is. It's not even close.
Google maps
by Teacher728 on 2020/11/29 13:50
Takes over my directions and I don’t like it. I don’t like the maps and they don’t talk while I’m driving. I prefer way
Why do dogs wag their tails ?
by 🔵🎳 on 2020/11/29 13:45
Dogs wag their tails when their happy
Randomly show locations I’m not at
by Tyrone214 on 2020/11/29 11:34
Idk if its cause I leave my location turned off or what but EVERY TIME I open this app it show me downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma, when I live in Texas 🤦🏽, it didn’t used to do this, it used to open up to the last thing I searched for, now it’s just kinda weird how it just randomly places me in Downtown Tulsa, Ok when I live in Tx and have never been to Ok
Review
by Ulie🚀 on 2020/11/29 04:19
👍🏽💯
Maps!
by Bakzooka Robbie on 2020/11/29 03:01
I Love Maps! Very Informational
Hate it!
by molivia pope on 2020/11/29 02:57
Whats the point of having the no tolls option if the app is going to put me on the toll route anyway?!
What Happened
by Mokychikn on 2020/11/29 00:03
App no longer voices over Bluetooth on IPhone 11, even after uninstalling and reinstalling and checking the settings on navigation. I currently live in Georgia but the app identifies me as located in Miami,FL or Lansing, MI most of the time, yet app runs in the background and keeps track of my location even when not using. Now I have to use Apple Maps 😡
It actually directs Me to my Location and destination it helps me not get lost
by 2KGODSllashsh on 2020/11/28 23:12
It helps me not get lost
Use WAZE instead
by Beentheredonethat97 on 2020/11/28 21:24
This app was the greatest until Google made it progressively worse with unnecessary add ons and changes. WAZE (owned by Google is now the go to.
Doesn’t smoothly work
by Gilloo23 on 2020/11/28 19:48
I am using an iPhone X. Google maps had a lot of issues with my phone especially in real time location synchronization. The app was too late to tell me where to turn and sometimes was frozen while I was driving. Then I updated my phone’s iOS and google map, the problem was gone. With the latest google maps update again I am unable to use it.
Great service
by Melyserna on 2020/11/28 19:01
Great service, a lot of experience and knowledge from Ricardo, great person!
Bus times are horrible
by Krispaii on 2020/11/28 18:38
This app is great for showing best route and traffic by car but my experience for the past few years for walking and bus are horrible, they are not the best walking routes and the bus times most of the time are very wrong, on average by 15 minutes, just look at your bus schedule posted at your bus stop.
Map Interface
by Ckelleyj on 2020/11/28 16:56
Can’t tap to get rid of the interface on the map. It is all cluttered now and can’t fully see the map.
Waze is more reliable
by Mike111163 on 2020/11/28 14:44
Too many wrong directions. Search the business app directions doesn’t take you to address listed. Google bought Waze. Should take a lesson from Waze.
Please fix Google Maps
by OMG1357924680 on 2020/11/28 14:35
For the last several months all I often get is a very blurry Satellite view, or just a white screen with nothing on it, except maybe a nearby business icon, but no streets, buildings, or anything. It’s just blank white, like the screen I’m typing on now, and it refuses to refresh regardless of what I do. I’ve tried zooming in and out, checking for updates, doing hard resets, switching to the other views, but nothing works. PLEASE, just give me a d..m map!
Great app
by Diesel12802 on 2020/11/28 12:41
The only complaint I have is it needs a feature for truck drivers. I would have given a 5 star otherwise
Broken panning functionality
by VoffkaOnIpad on 2020/11/28 11:01
While in driving directions mode, attempt to pan makes the map zoom out, rotate, zoom in to a seemingly random location. I hope whoever came up the idea would get the same awful experience when trying to pan/scroll any content in their browser.
Best gas station around
by madi micky clint on 2020/11/28 09:31
SID the owner is awesome! IF YOU ask him to special order you something he does all he can to do so. Best beer and tobacco prices around !! Glass pieces are wicked if you know what I mean🤘🏻🤙🏻😂!
What happened
by CassidillA728 on 2020/11/28 03:50
I loved using Google maps up until the recent update... now the road map and terrain view have way less detail making it almost impossible to use. I really hope google fixes their lack of detail with this app soon :(
The best in everything
by Iram Casas on 2020/11/28 03:41
I mmm
Say what?!
by Drozers on 2020/11/28 02:22
Maybe 3 updates ago, I have been unable to increase the volume of the playback voice UNLESS the voice was ACTIVELY telling me where to go. My toggle buttons do nothing. Recently, using this app, I was given 2 second notice to take an exit. I’ve noticed this happens more often than I’d like. I am slowly growing to despise this app.
Un súper hotel
by Hdjsjajahs on 2020/11/27 22:34
Excelente en su atención ,limpieza y comida,se los recomiendo muy cómodo y confortable
Disappointed
by juliannykf on 2020/11/27 21:35
I dont know what happen with google maps last days but it always show me the wrong address
Excellent Application...thank you
by Mike Lokus on 2020/11/27 20:34
Good way to get from point A to B to C.
Come on.
by Pnatnap on 2020/11/27 19:43
This app. should be a simple easy tool and yet it is not. While attempting to plan a multiple stop trip the app. will not provide the total mileage! At time while in motion sometimes it gathers that obviously I want to use my existing location to navigate from and other times I have to tell it to use my location. Half the time when I search simple things like “restaurants near me” it searches near me other times I have to tell it where I am. The issues with this app are just to simplistic for today’s day and age.
Can’t finish a sentence
by MidgeDoogie on 2020/11/27 19:19
Google maps used to be my go to app, but when I moved a year and a half ago, it didn’t have my address and it still doesn’t after I tried to contact a bunch of people. But what my real issue is, is that while I’m driving, instead of “turn right onto Hartman st in a quarter mile” it will either just say turn right, and I’ll make a turn down the wrong street, or it will say right onto hart, or some variation of that. Why can’t I get a full instruction?! I’ve made so many wrong turns that I have missed appointments at new doctors.
App crashes
by Advising center on 2020/11/27 17:34
The app crashes here and there
Route confusion
by Ericsparrow22 on 2020/11/27 14:46
Lately it seems the ai in the app is malfunctioning. It’ll send you the long way around for absolutely no reason, just yesterday while in route to my families house, it had me turn right off the highway, then drive down the road and loop back to the same highway. It literally did nothing but increase my drive time and nearly cause me to crash since it changed the route midway through the detour as well. Fix your app google.
Find a way
by Beat the Bizz on 2020/11/27 13:45
So far the goggle map app has helped me tremendously I has no problem following the navigation
Not enough map
by franklin9150 on 2020/11/27 13:34
I really dislike the fact that you can no longer have all map and no search box. You used to be able to tap the map once to make the map full screen, but now all it does is drop a pin.
Full Screen
by HH2 67 on 2020/11/27 13:10
The fact there is no simple method to run full screen without clutter is absolutely asinine.
Route suggestions
by wilddog1098 on 2020/11/27 12:59
There should be an option to find a faster route
Gypsy tours
by BakerWilson on 2020/11/27 08:43
I am easily overwhelmed. If it were not for GOOGLE MAPS - I would still be spinning circles somewhere USA! THANK GOD FOR GOOGLE!
Dr. Daniel Chappell
by SaggyDraws2000 on 2020/11/27 02:32
We have been patients of Dr. Daniel Chappell since he first came to bountiful Utah many many years ago and we would never trade and go to another doctor. He will do virtual visits over the phone and we also visit him once in a while. We are 82 and 83 and we find him to be extremely knowledgeable about people of our age group yet he delivers new babies. He has an amazing knowledge with medicine and how to take care of ourselves naturally. He is very patient he listens to every question and answers our questions. And has gone out of his way to send prescriptions to nearby pharmacy after I called about a problem I had a couple of days ago. I was very touched by his intuition that I needed something from them pharmacy. You cannot go wrong visiting Dr. Daniel Chappell ofOgden clinic Farmington Utah
Metro bus are not on time as per google maps and at the same time Apple Maps are accurate
by ameeya9 on 2020/11/27 01:37
So
Update your maps. I’ve lived in my house for nearly a year.
by dullboy17 on 2020/11/26 20:11
Yo
Google map
by pumas 20 on 2020/11/26 17:35
Thank you this is the greatest way of finding Someplace you need to find Great invention ever Thank you again
Be prepared for the app to crash
by Pjrvmg on 2020/11/26 01:43
I cannot tell you how many times this app has just closed for no reason during a drive. And you won’t realize it until it is too late.
Latest update messed it up!
by GGCloud3 on 2020/11/26 01:14
I just used it after the latest update and am so upset. It cuts off the first sentence of directions every time. So I missed the name of the street and whether to turn left or right. Not exactly helpful. It used to be a great app. Please fix it.
Rude staff
by DianeElliott23 on 2020/11/26 00:10
Who ever was working there today was the rudest person I've ever seen. My husband and I were in the village and wanted to see if it was open. He opened the door and said "we are not open just like every place here" and then slammed the door. We were in shock as to how rude he was and how we were treated. We are here for a week and will not be giving them any business and plan to post on all sites letting people know of their rudeness.
Súper useful
by Erik BQ on 2020/11/25 22:27
Whit out the Google app I couldn’t work thanks
Ruined it
by clifton89 on 2020/11/25 21:24
Used to love this app but the latest version is garbage. There are countless issues. A huge change that I can’t stand the is the route view mode. You used to be able to see the names of small towns you were passing. You could see the names of parks and national forests. You could read what river you were driving next to. Now you pretty much never get that luxury. I shouldn’t have to end my route just to see what town I’m passing through. I don’t even see labels for half of the “favorites” I’ve flagged... and even when I’m driving right next to them. Label these things for drive mode. Also I’ve never stopped at a McDonald’s in the nearly ten years I’ve been using this app. Yet the app goes above and beyond on labeling every corporate chain or fast food restaurant I pass. Promote small business with your power. Not billionaires. You used to be cool, g-maps.
Amazing Service
by Mi$$ P on 2020/11/25 19:19
Dan and George worked with me until we received everything we needed. Seamless service.
Always navigate to the wrong street
by Y592w on 2020/11/25 17:17
Always navigate my home address to the wrong street. I have reported this to Google many times and nothing has been done. When I give my home address to my friends, I have to tell them use Waze and not to use Google Maps, otherwise they will be navigated to the wrong street.
Unusable
by frenzyfivefour on 2020/11/25 16:07
Want to get redirected 45 mins away to a distribution center, thanks to the lasts version you can to!
Succumbed to the needs of Commerce & Revenue
by TunaFish#5 on 2020/11/25 14:24
I admit it: I'm too much of a map hound. I want to explore & discover places, not get spoon-fed new opportunities to spend money. Unfortunately, the needs of business dictate that G Maps spoon-feed docile, uncurious users with a cluttered interface that specializes in sourcing new opportunities to spend money.
Google Maps
by Spice Bunny on 2020/11/25 13:45
Nice!
Cluttered map
by Open or closed ? on 2020/11/25 13:31
Can’t hide the CLUTTERED CRAP on the interface anymore. Who’s stupid idea was that ?
Convenient
by Anonymous #10000000 on 2020/11/25 13:16
Opens early @ 7:00am, was done quickly and allowed me get to work on time
Helped me when I was in a pickle
by Circus max on 2020/11/25 08:28
Butt naked in Tokyo enough said Thanks google
Blue line (street view) needs to go
by SMichaelF on 2020/11/25 08:28
The blue line in street view makes navigating around an area almost worthless. It’s more frustrating than anything
Poor
by iamuniqueqwerty1244 on 2020/11/25 06:15
Poor in sharing location on iPhone it’s not updating recent location very poor
Me gusta
by niavadoo on 2020/11/25 05:12
Muy buen servicio
Absolute nightmare
by jgk32585 on 2020/11/25 05:03
The app does not show my saved places after years of saving.
Best shows ever
by silvanaroxy on 2020/11/25 03:12
This is the 3rd show and I do mean SHOW that I have seen by Best Singing Telegrams and they all have been phenomenal! These are no ordinary singing telegrams I can tell you that they are amazing 1st rate productions. I was surprised on my Birthday with a Game of Thrones themed show which was incredible and personalized for me and my group of friends. The performers are so talented with such great voices and comedic timing. We all loved it so much we decided to do it again and surprise my good friend on her Birthday a couple months later. This time with totally different characters but the same amazing performances. It was so much fun! I’m also a HUGE fan of Halloween 🎃 so we all decided to see if they would do a Halloween Show for us on Halloween Night. Once again they outdid themselves with a Broadway Musical caliber Show! The singing and dancing and comedy with all our favorite Halloween characters was so entertaining we can’t wait to do another one with them. My husband and I and friends love to go to concerts,shows, movies etc. but because of Covid it all stopped at least for awhile until we discovered Best Singing Telegrams. They are really helping us all get thru this pandemic by putting smiles 😊 on our faces and keeping us entertained! This is the 3rd show and I do mean SHOW that I have seen by Best Singing Telegrams and they all have been phenomenal! These are no ordinary singing telegrams I can tell you that they are amazing 1st rate productions. I was surprised on my Birthday with a Game of Thrones themed show which was incredible and personalized for me and my group of friends. The performers are so talented with such great voices and comedic timing. We all loved it so much we decided to do it again and surprise my good friend on her Birthday a couple months later. This time with totally different characters but the same amazing performances. It was so much fun! I’m also a HUGE fan of Halloween 🎃 so we all decided to see if they would do a Halloween Show for us on Halloween Night. Once again they outdid themselves with a Broadway Musical caliber Show! The singing and dancing and comedy with all our favorite Halloween characters was so entertaining we can’t wait to do another one with them. My husband and I and friends love to go to concerts,shows, movies etc. but because of Covid it all stopped at least for awhile until we discovered Best Singing Telegrams. They are really helping us all get thru this pandemic by putting smiles 😊 on our faces and keeping us entertained!
Thank you
by Juan1825 on 2020/11/25 02:14
Scott Burkhardt was very helpful in helping me select a mattress. Thank you for staying in late to assist me.
Extra miles
by Zyomag on 2020/11/25 01:41
Can someone tell me why have google maps started taking me around the city block to a location that is just around the corner? It is very annoying, time consuming and puts extra mileage on my car. I have to check my directions every time now instead of trusting like years before. It also became frustratingly hard to move the map, it starts circling around when you try to do it.
Why do you keep sending me down the worst roads in the country?
by cartwdg on 2020/11/25 00:58
I drive all over the country. I’m diving a motor home and pulling a TOAD. You want to send me down some of the worst roads and it has become very dangerous at times. Some roads do not allow my motor home to go down them because of height and weight restrictions. Just keep me on major roads!!! I used your app a few time this week and you it took me way out of the way and out in the boonies. I could have stayed on a major us Highway. You don’t even give me that option. I really used to like your app, but for whatever reason you are now the worst.
Used to be 5 stars
by Rcshelton on 2020/11/24 22:02
With the latest update something happened to the way navigation is calculated now instead of navigating to your next turn it navigates past a few exits NOT to take. I don’t need to be told every couple miles on an interstate Not to exit. It is really not necessary. At least have a setting that can change this.
How do I get a refund?
by djkFl on 2020/11/24 21:41
How do I cancel? I didn’t know there was a cost, it never mentioned a cost, just said upgrade?
Electrical
by wisdom40 on 2020/11/24 20:31
Came to top Price staff was great I was in and out fast
Cleaning services
by 8040 Waring on 2020/11/24 20:11
We used Annie’s cleaning services today. It was a deep cleaning. They did a great job and arrived on time and started cleaning immediately. I have been on a walker for six months and unable to do a thorough cleaning. I really appreciate having a clean house and I highly recommend this service.
Update 🤬🤬
by kalin.gata on 2020/11/24 20:00
After update working 👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻
Great Service
by JeffSTexas on 2020/11/24 19:56
I recently bought a True treadmill from Fitness Gallery on Broadway. From the time I entered the store until the time I left, I received the best service from salesman Dylan. He educated me and my wife on certain treadmills without being pushy at all. He was very knowledgeable and customer service oriented. He definitely sold us on his service and knowledge. Ask for Dylan if you decide to shop at that location. Thanks Jeff S
Google mpas
by Manny Mel on 2020/11/24 16:03
Verry gud gud ap ap guuuuud!
Please bring back street views like before
by RadioManic on 2020/11/24 13:41
The reason I used Google map was the actual street views. I get the real image of the location and never got lost. But since the recent two updates. Nope, no real street views just a map when you click on street view. I now use Apple map because it now has the actual street view. Please bring real street views back otherwise you will lose a lots of users. Thank you.
Drop pin vs. clear screen
by EvanT on 2020/11/24 13:18
I like it when I lightly tap and all the controls go away to reveal a clean map. Now it’s making me drop a pin when I don’t want to.
Solid
by Mommaof3boys on 2020/11/24 11:01
The only reason I give it three stars is because you cannot rotate 360° like Apple Maps which makes viewing places and areas a lot easier
Truck rout
by Marshal0delrey on 2020/11/24 04:46
Why don’t you add truck route feature. Including bridgesHeights, narrow roads and weight limits.
فلسطين
by Moumtaz DZ on 2020/11/24 03:14
تحيا فلسطين
Solar Escape Tanning
by John dohh on 2020/11/23 20:12
Stellar professional service. Truly the stencil of what every insurance agency should be. Glad to have been your client all of these years.
Extremely amazing people
by niko0916 on 2020/11/23 20:09
I’ve been coming here since my car accident and I truly can say best doctor I’ve been to ther are very caring and truly want to get us back to the health in a healthy way....
Easy to work with and did a great job!
by figs181 on 2020/11/23 19:00
Ware Landscaping helped us resod our entire front lawn. They were fast, efficient and everything looks great!
Easy to work with and did a great job!
by figs181 on 2020/11/23 19:00
Ware Landscaping helped us resod our entire front lawn. They were fast, efficient and everything looks great!
On time, quick, friendly.
by yrneh k c i d on 2020/11/23 18:20
Would use them again. No complaints.😀
Awesome PT
by plkkkxckx on 2020/11/23 14:07
Meghan is a excellent Physical Therapist! Really knows her stuff! Had back issues and has helped me a lot. Kelly is awesome too, always welcoming and friendly!
Arbitrary rerouting without notice
by lorijagger on 2020/11/23 13:41
This use to be a reliable means to navigate to a location. However Lately we are experiencing incorrect routing Directions to a destination. Just this morning, we took off for a location. We verified the route and went on our way. A few minutes into the drive the app rerouted without giving a auditory notification and sent us in the wrong direction. It cost us 15 minutes in time before we were able to turn around. This is not the first time this has happened. We recall this routing problem occurring at least three times past two weeks. We drive over 200 miles in a week and this incorrect and erratic behavior of the app is unacceptable.
Magical
by embodimentgeniuslm3 on 2020/11/23 12:58
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Needs work
by The1&OnlySlyced on 2020/11/23 11:39
You need to update this old system. It would be amazing if you guys added the options of routes for semi trucks and were able to save routes as they are driven. If a driver knows the route he wants and there was an option to “save route as driven” And they were able to save it as a certain name it would make this app a lot more user-friendly. Also give us the option to “stay on highways, or stay off highways”
Absolutely garbage and after I thought we were good
by #CHOSEN1🙏 on 2020/11/23 10:25
Now we will go to court
DO NOT DEPEND ON THIS!
by CJisthebest23 on 2020/11/23 07:02
If you need a reliable GPS just use Apple Maps. Doesn’t show clear directions and when they are clear they’re WRONG. One time it told me to get off the expressway just to get back on. I wish I could give this 0 STARS!
Tapping drops a pin. Not cool
by td_actual on 2020/11/23 05:54
Not digging the idea of tapping the screen & dropping a pin. Touch & hold should drop a pin. Tapping the screen should switch to full screen
Long routes and re routes
by rickee23 on 2020/11/23 00:52
The app is constantly bouncing back and forth between routes and always gives me the longer route CarPlay is also messed up? It’s so zoomed out and can’t see the streets closer like before
Great
by loverboyohoh on 2020/11/22 21:17
Makes finding things easy !
Google Maps
by Trish&C on 2020/11/22 21:08
Sv
Needs an update
by InfamousCB on 2020/11/22 19:28
I used to love this app over any other navigation app. But now the app continued to crash and freeze.
Great main roads. Useless rural. Poor planning.
by MikeLMA on 2020/11/22 19:16
In populated and well traveled areas it is fantastic. As with all relationships, it is the bad stuff that that poisons it. The quick searches at the top of the page are not targeted. Selecting any one of them shows EVERYTHING - what I select is hidden under tons of other advertisements for stuff I don't need yet. If I select gas, it should only show me gas. I do a lot of traveling in lightly populated areas. Google maps is Useless for rural. Buy a good paper map. Google maps is designed by people who don't use it outside of populated areas or off of heavily traveled roads and it really shows. Main roads through thousands and thousands of miles of beautiful Alaska and Canada cant even be seen until zoomed in to a few miles. Rural Gas searches while in cell areas automatically jumps to gas stations at current location no mater where the map is pointed making it useless for planning.
Horrible UI and user experience
by U84six on 2020/11/22 18:02
Just like all other google apps, this one is yet another example of how NOT to design a UI to give a user a good experience. Considering this is an app that's generally used in a vehicle, you shouldn't have to fumble around so much to see point A and point B (the most common thing you do) on the darn map. Big FAIL. Edit: the ui has changed a bit since my original review. It’s a bit better now. I’ll give it a star for the ui updates. But it’s still pretty bad. They keep adding and removing features. One that bothers me is under Contributions, where you leave restaurant, hotel, etc, reviews, they removed the ability to see how many views you’ve gotten. You can’t see the owner’s response either. Still very inconsistent with bad decisions. My review went from one star to two.
Excelente
by lestatdark on 2020/11/22 17:59
Buen servicio gracias
I have seen better.
by amk770 on 2020/11/22 16:03
Eh.
Best Mapping App Available
by kluke3 on 2019/01/19 18:58
I’ve been using Google Maps for many years and have seen it evolve into a terrific app. that I simply couldn’t do without. I have a very poor sense of direction and this app. allows me to get around the big city I live in. The most recent update now includes the speed limit of the road you’re traveling on. This was the only thing I liked on Apple maps, now Google has it too. I live in a big city and so far the Google speed has matched the posted speed and even changed when I cross over an intersection, then the speed limit changes. If you don’t like the speed limit feature, it can be turned off in the settings / navigation screen of the app. Offline maps are an absolute life saver for instanced where you travel to areas where cell signals are intermittent or weak. They are easy to setup and remove. So far, on the iPhone I have not had a single issue with this app., unlike the dreaded Apple maps that to this day, doesn’t always give me the proper directions, and takes too long to figure out when I veer off the path. Google maps, responds instantly, and reroutes you eliminating a lot of stress. In a case where you find an error in routing, if it’s reported to google, they will listen to you and fix it. Be patient though as they have to verify it, before they change it. They have a feature within the app that should be turned on by default, where you shake the phone with the app. open, the the feedback screen pops up.
No longer user friendly
by getdemgators on 2020/11/16 22:02
App used to be okay. There was a time when this app would give you turn by turn navigation, after you made a turn it would indicate the next regardless of distance, so you could anticipate the next set of directions and change lanes accordingly. A few updates ago they removed this feature for who knows why. Initially it wasn't a big deal because you could simply zoom out quickly to see the next turn yourself. Now they have made it so sensitive if you touch the screen or attempt to move the map to see where to go next it starts spinning wildly and fighting whatever you try and do to see the location you are going towards. For example you are driving straight and are going to make a left turn in 1 mile and the address is only 1.2 miles away. So you think “okay I can zoom out a bit to see if the business is on the left or right side of the road after the turn” WRONG if you try to slide the map further to see where to go it will start orienting itself in opposition of what you are trying to do. Zoom in, zoom out, and flip your always North facing settings for no apparent reason. Stop messing with the apps fundamental settings you are going to be responsible for accidents, erratic lane changes, missed exits off the freeway, etc. It is ridiculous and absolutely irresponsible to make such drastic changes in an apps basic functions that people need to use daily.
Progressively getting worse
by Geordie Buckley stan on 2019/07/21 14:00
As someone else mentioned, the directions do not keep up with your physical movement. The GPS dot moves all over the place even if you are standing in one spot making it extremely difficult to get your bearings in an unfamiliar place. I may not know where I am, but I do know where I am not (...unless the men's fragrance section of Macy's has been moved outdoors and a block over). Adding to the challenge, the street names can be difficult to find. You may have to zoom out a significant amount for the one you are looking for to appear. God forbid you want to zoom out and look for something in another area. Every time I have tried recently, it just brings me back to the area I'm currently in. Using the transit directions prove to be equally obnoxious. There will be directions to "Walk" but no explanation of where to (no "turn left on X Street") so you have to rely on their map and faulty GPS. The public transit are very confusing and counterintuitive (perhaps they're sufficient for people used to using public transit?). I couldn't always clearly tell when a bus/train was arriving. Not sure what happened with the last few updates, as I have used Google Maps reliably on a number of past trips. I already hated to give my data over to Google but the frustration with this app on this trip makes it easy to try something new. I imagine orienteering would be easier than using this app!
With the ios 14 update, Google maps have not been working for the last 2 weeks.
by Jackdep on 2020/09/30 03:58
Hello! I am a professional Driver and have been using Google maps for 3 years. But literally the last 2 weeks have become impossible to use Google Maps. I even decided to write a review in the hope that the developers would hear me and fix bugs. I believe that Google maps began to work poorly since the moment Apple released the new iOS 14. Maps began to simply slow down, freeze, and turn off arbitrarily. Just awful! I am so sad and sorry that I cannot use my favorite google maps as before. Developers please hear me and Fix it. This is really a problem now. All of my friends are also professional drivers who used google maps every day - they all say that it is impossible to use Google maps for the last two weeks. I've heard this from more than 50 people. And please, the developers don’t t need to give advice such as you give as a standard for all comments. I tried to clear cookies, cleared memory, Google maps on my latest version, I rebooted the phone - none of this helps. This is what you have in the system inside. You just haven't made compatibility with devices on iOS 14. and I'm not the only one with many I spoke to - all the same problems. Please correct this. I really want to use convenient and reliable Google maps as before. Thank you for your understanding!
Worse over time
by sarwalmac on 2019/06/08 05:16
Let’s get one thing straight: I love google. I use Google Chrome over safari, Google Calendar over the one that comes with iPhone, and for a long time, I used Google Maps over Apple Maps. Google Maps a year ago was amazing. It always knew right where I was, the voice notifications were brief and prompt, and the app overall was just easy to use. Fast forward to today. Maps only communicates in NSEW directions “Head East” (Who knows that?), the voice notification system is mediocre at best, and to say that Google Maps is glitchy is an understatement. I just went to a new city and drove my car around, and more often than not I was slinging my car across four lanes of traffic trying to make an exit that Google didn’t let me know I needed to take, or saying that I was on the wrong side of the road, going the wrong way or off the road entirely into the bushes (all the while I had at least 3 bars of LTE on Verizon. Coverage and carrier were not the issue). That was the final straw. This app that used to be more helpful was now potentially putting my life (and the life of my grandmother and friend) at risk. I still refuse to use Apple Maps, and have joined Waze. If the glitches can be fixed I may use again, but overall I am very disappointed!
Routes are NO LONGER accurate!!
by Nwanyioma on 2020/11/15 16:02
I have been using google maps for 5+ years and I love it because it’s very functional. However, as of this last update, the routes have been OFF. I drive to the Bronx from NJ everyday for work, which is about a 30 mile trip one way. I keep the app open with my route entered in case there is an accident and I need to quickly divert. There are tolls on my route, but I have the settings on “avoid tolls”, so I only pay for the GWB bridge or HT tolls vs the parkway/freeway tolls if that makes sense. Normally, my route is about 30-32 miles depending on which route I choose. After this last update, my routes (with the same settings) are now 66 miles or 77 miles to work. WHAT? WHY? The route suggests I drive to Albany or Fishkill (upstate NY) just to get to the Bronx. Any one who lives in tristate knows this is not correct. I toggled my “avoid tolls” off and the routes were back to 30 miles, however, it directs me to drive through the parkway tolls, which I don’t want to pay nor need to. Everything was fine until this last update. Now I am using WAZE because this app is unreliable. With “avoid tolls” turned on with WAZE, my normal route is back. Google maps has been VERY GLITCHY lately. Until it can be fixed, I’m sticking with the WAZE app.
Lots of things to say...
by By David Achter on 2020/07/09 21:50
I used to LOVE this app. But it needs a refresh. When I first got this, about 2 years ago, it was amazing. The integration with your Google account is very helpful. Suggestions are much better than Apple Maps, and I still think more businesses and places are on Google Maps than Apple Maps. That being said, now I’m using Apple Maps. Why? For starters, the colors on the map are very bland, and don’t show much detail. Apple Maps is just a pleasure to look at. The zooming in and out is not very fluid nor smooth, and when you launch the app there are simply too many pop ups, to the point where you really can’t see much of the map without swiping multiple things away. Also, integration with StreetView would be nice, especially since Apple has already built look around right into their app. So now I’m forced to make a choice: The pleasure to use, seamless Apple Maps, or the more reliable, clunky Google Maps? So far, I’m using Apple, but if Google can get their app working more nicely and fluidly, than there will simply be no competition. 4 stars for now, and iPhone users will simply have to make that choice for themselves.
Not very good or accurate
by Royal Montgomery on 2019/07/15 17:20
Google Maps is helpful, probably, when one is driving. It's not helpful for someone who has to take transit or walk. Transit often has changes/transfers - there are no actual walking directions available that are helpful. If you're walking the wrong way, the app doesn't stop you, just tells you to walk to {location}. Also, some bus stops are very near/across the street from one another and Google Maps has a hard time pinpointing that. That's the difference between going the wrong way in a strange place or arriving at your destination. I commute to work but Google Maps only shows one route instead of any route, no matter how I change the settings, so I never know when the bus comes. I know when the trolley comes, but it only runs twice an hour when I am out of work and being able to see any kind of alternate route would be nice. I've also noticed that we have a trolley line that runs all the way to South Hills Village, but Google Maps just tells you to get off the stop before that and walk for sixteen minutes. I know better, but a person new to the area may not. I just don't find it very helpful as someone who doesn't drive.
Better than iOS Maps
by susie107 on 2017/11/13 12:28
I guess I didn't even realize the difference between this and the native apple map. I switched to iPhone last year and was used to pressing a map link and it opened right up in maps. Well, apple does that too...but when I needed it badly I had to come download google maps. I was stuck in a delivery parking lot of a huge hospital in an unfamiliar city that apparently had one address for the whole campus. Apple's map made me almost lose my mind- "Turn right then turn right! Go southwest then immediately go north then turn right! Turn left then turn right!" It was insanity. I finally broke down and googled what I needed which prompted me to download Google Maps...And I was immediately given correct directions and found my medical office in less than 5 minutes. Now every time I need directions I find Google Maps is the only one that's accurate. 4 stars because it turns me sideways sometimes and did have me turn right off of an exit just to make an immediate u-turn when it should have just told me to turn left from the jump. Still- it gets me there which is what I ultimately care about.
Almost perfect (almost)
by Gregory Lerner on 2018/01/23 06:30
For the vast majority of usage, this app has been flawless. The traffic is accurate, the routing is good, and the user interface is simple and easy to use. However, I have found some things to be quite annoying. For one, I have found that sometimes when I am in the far left lane on the highway, the app will think I am on the wrong side of the road causing it to constantly reroute me (this mostly happens in HOV lanes and high speed ezpass lanes). Another issue is that if I purposely choose a slower route because it is fewer miles the app will constantly tell me it found a faster route (I know there is a faster way, but I purposefully chose the longer timed route!) this is very frustrating, and on my last 2 hour drive it told me 5 times that there was a faster way and I had to take my hand off the wheel to cancel the change. Finally, my last complaint is that there aren't more alternate routes given. I’m lucky if the app gives me 3 options, whereas online you can drag the route to any road and it will find a route. Other than these issues though, the app is very well implemented.
My favorite map app
by Sarajsh on 2017/12/06 17:24
Th first time iOS maps sent me to the wrong place, way out in the country somewhere, I couldn’t believe Apple had messed up. I sent Apple a message about what was wrong and expected them to fix it. Four times in six months I reminded them that they were wrong. Then they sent me a message that they had fixed the problem. I checked, they hadn’t. What I love best about Google maps is they tell you what lane to be in for the up coming turn. I don’t like that they only give you a two mile warning about your exit on the freeway/highway. If you’re in the wrong lane at 75 mph in heavy traffic, that’s not enough warning. iOS maps gives you more miles to play with, but that’s my only complaint so far. And they do show you an arrow so you can see which way you’ll be going, but I can’t see any of it with my sunglasses on. To keep slipping them down so I can see what’s coming and how soon while driving is both a pain and not safe. I wish they’d offer more info starting with 10 miles, then 5, then 2 or something...and do it verbally so I don’t have to play with my sunglasses or look down.
So frustrating
by Ava stanley on 2018/04/03 16:16
This is a great map, it will show you where everything is, but’s it’s impossible to use on trips or custom maps. If you’re looking for directions without a custom map and for only one destination, this map is for you. If you create your own maps, need to look up multiple destinations, or are on a trip, it’s near impossible. First of all, I had my mom send me the link to our custom map. It send to my gmail, no problem. Then I’d click on the map, and it either wouldn’t load, or take me to Safari. The Safari view would show the map, but decline to let you get directions unless you signed in. Okay. I signed in. Well, it took my back to my home address, and sent me on a infinite loop, going from clicking the link in my email, getting sent to safari, logging in, and losing the map. I had to redownload the app four times before it worked. Second of all, the map legend isn’t interactive. I’m going to new york, and spent six hours working on a custom map, with a pin for every single place I wanted to go. i downloaded the app, only to find that in the map legend, you can’t click on individual icons, forcing you to leave the map legend, and click on every single icon until it pops up. Very dissapointed.
Only sometimes shows the saved locations on my phone
by KarenD345 on 2017/12/05 16:57
I wrote a review a while back that the app no longer showed saved locations making it cumbersome to go to ‘home’ or ‘work’ since those saved locations do not show up in ‘recent searches’. I am very impressed that google responded to my review and fixed the issue. Unfortunately, the fix is not entirely 100% and the app now is rather temperamental about whether or not it shows the stored locations. It seems that if you still have a route displayed and then want to change it, the app won’t show stored locations but when you start from the map/satellite image of your current location, it will. Previous review: Used to work beautifully for the daily commute from/to work/home because of real-time traffic. Now, however, when picking a destination it only shows recent searches and not saved locations like home or work. It’s irritating and defeats the purpose of having stored locations. Yes, I do know the usual way home but the whole purpose of using google maps is to know the best route given the current traffic situation
An annoying necessity
by Ninjainthenight on 2019/07/05 23:26
I have used this app for years as I am a courier and the option to put multiple stops is amazing! However within really the last year, development has gotten messy and far too often I see new features just tossed into this app without little thought about them being annoyances to the everyday user. Like a month or so ago you would hit go and instead of automatically starting your route it would proceed to tell you how the traffic patterns are normally and how it is now....thanks I could care less and I don’t need the extra step. Now there’s a bug where you hit star over and over and nothing happens so you need to slide that bar up which then shows you the traffic pattern times (really wanna shove that stupid feature down our throats huh google?) and then hit start. And now it seems to have issues finding the most common of cities saying it can’t find a way there. Best thing I can recommend is wait it out and once google has fixed all the bugs and things seem stable, shut off the auto updates for this app. They tinker with it way too much and you never know what the next problem is gonna be.
Took me to the middle of nowhere 🤬
by Ginjeet on 2018/11/07 19:28
Let me start out by saying I hate google maps. Recently I had to go to a meeting out of town, almost 3 hrs. away. When it said I had arrived I was at a barn out in the middle of nowhere. I’m thinking that maybe I’m 10-15 minutes away and when I put it back in it tells me I’m over an hour away 🤬. It had taken me in the total opposite direction. Someone said maybe it said turn right and you turned left, but no it didn’t do that and if that had been the case and I turned the wrong way it would have rerouted me back to where I needed to be. Yes I had the correct address in. If this had been winter and snowy it could have been deadly. Another time I was going to a meeting somewhere else and that was a little over 3 hours away. I knew most of the way, it was just going into the area where I had to get on the freeway that I wanted the help with but had it on from when I left my home so I didn’t have to mess with it while driving. It kept trying to detour me off my route to what it thought was the fastest way even tho that wasn’t the way I wanted or was going. The so called fastest route had a lot of switch back turns. I wanted the straight shot. It was only 25 minutes difference. IF I CHOOSE A ROUTE OVER A DIFFERENT ROUTE I HAVE A REASON. DON’T REROUTE ME!!!
One of the best navigation apps, but isn’t as great as some others
by Patrick7015 on 2019/12/08 04:24
Google Maps is without question one of the most, if not the most popular navigation app. It’s worked decent for me, why, you may ask, am I saying only decent? Well, here’s why. First of all, I use Apple Maps as well, and that app will usually give me more convenient directions/routes to certain places. For instance, if I’m going to the mall and I put it into Apple Maps, it will send me the route that I’d normally take anyway. However, this is not the case with Google Maps. It will usually take me routes that rarely anyone would take to get to said destination, and I’ve found that I would arrive a few minutes later than I would have if I had taken the route I normally take. It also will sometimes glitch while I’m driving and tell me to turn at the very last second, causing me to either slam my brakes or completely miss the turn. This is very frustrating, especially on the thruway. Both of the issues I’ve talked about seem very fixable, and I hope they eventually get fixed and fast because a lot of people use this app and rely on it to get them places every day.
It’s still the best....except
by Joker5456 on 2019/01/12 19:49
I’ve been using Google maps since it first came out and it’s been great, except for a couple minor issues. I don’t use it for turn-by-turn navigation, I use it to estimate my travel time based on current traffic conditions and to find an address. It does those tasks fairly well, except.... On my phone’s tiny screen I cannot read the street names. Thankfully there is a zoom feature....except...and this makes the app absolutely useless....the street names do not get bigger. Do the programmers not understand thats why I want to zoom in? To not only see the tiny streets but to enlarge the tiny street names? Another issue I have is after it plots your routing, it overwrites the street names with the blue route highlighting. To read the street names you have to switch between the text route and the map route. There are several other issues I have but the last I’ll discuss here is the inability to forecast the route like you can in the desktop version. I have to switch to my laptop if I want to know what time I have to leave in order to arrive at a certain time, but many times I don’t have my laptop with me.
Updates are not necessarily improvements
by Peej47 on 2020/03/06 18:27
Before your last couple of updates, I would have rated this app at 5 stars, but the last update has sent me looking for a new map app. Google maps used to be my go-to navigation app, but no longer. Markings for roads/highways are so pale now that they’re almost unseeable. Road names don’t appear until you’ve zoomed in so far that you can’t see their relation to other roads in the area. Before the last update, you could look at the U.S. or state map and at least see Interstate highway markings...no more. Once you move on to ‘directions’, the roads on your route are highlighted but you can’t see names of surrounding roads unless you zoom in to a point that makes looking irrelevant. I could go on and on. Your updates have weakened the usefulness of your app. Using Google maps is no longer helpful...it’s frustrating. Wish we could ‘opt out’ of updates or at least choose the version that works best for us. I miss the ease of use and effective markings of previous versions...hope another app has incorporated features you have discarded. I appreciate the years that you helped me in my travels, but I’ll be looking for help elsewhere now. Thanks for the memories....
Wish they would add weather
by manufeng22 on 2019/06/01 12:21
I love the feature that allows you to search along the route for different key words!! What would really make it awesome though would be if I could see what the weather would be along the route assuming that travel rate is kept constant. As extra brownie points, if they could add the ability to easily avoid weather by altering travel such as stopping to take a break to allow a storm to get ahead of you or possibly taking a different road. Showing the impact on travel would based on the decision could be similar to the way the traffic option works such as: “bad weather ahead, minimize contact with storm by taking a 10 minute break or taking a different route. Impact would result in a 20 minute delay. Would you like to take this alternate route?” If they could add the ability to set a speed alert, that would be amazing! For example, ability to alert driver when traveling at speed which is greater than 11 MPH over speed limit. Another helpful option relating to speed would be one that alerts the driver if the current speed limit is changing ahead and when it actually changes.
Worse and discriminatory
by cheeryinmay on 2019/06/27 18:45
I’m a Chinese native living in the US and I keep my iOS in Chinese. First, the app won’t let you choose which language to use. Second, it shows reviews of a place in Chinese first. For famous places like the MET museum in NYC, there are hundreds or thousands reviews in Chinese and I cannot see any reviews from people of different backgrounds unless I scroll for ten minutes, I guess. I actually feel somewhat discriminated by this sorting of reviews. Showing the most helpful reviews (helpfulness rated by other reviewers) is a much fair and meaningful way. Third, the Google Translation is imbedded no matter people complain about it. They seemed to stop translating English into Chinese now but it continues to “translate” Traditional Chinese to Simplified Chinese (my iOS language), which is absolutely unnecessary (99.9% Chinese speakers can recognize both ways of writing). Even worse is that in the last version I found some reviews are shown with the tags “translated” and “original” but there isn’t any content after “translated”; basically, it didn’t “translate” but has those tags, which wastes space that I only see “translated” and a space line before clicking the review to expand it. Google, stay simple! We don’t want Your opinion and interference.
Love the new update
by Dissatisfied user 8897 on 2018/07/30 11:10
Used to have to click 2 or 3 buttons to start a route, now simply load the address, click start and BAM you're on your way. Very convenient, especially when behind the wheel and you get sent to a different job. The one thing I would like to see improvement on is when I get my schedule emailed to me, I can copy the address from the native mail app, double click and sometimes at the bottom there will appear a "get directions to -- in google maps". Clicking on that loads maps, but it always says "can't find a way there". I can paste the address in fine, but it would be nice if this would work. A big improvement would be if a press and hold on the address would allow me to press "open in google maps" instead of the native apple maps would be great. —————UPDATE————— There is a bug where when you save a location to one of your lists, then add a custom label, it doesn’t save the custom label. Clicking on the saved location doesn’t show any label added. Searching for the label works, but it very inconvenient. I add custom labels to places I go, and look back through the maps later.
The Fall: Google Maps’ Descent into Chaos
by AnEmily7 on 2019/07/23 03:21
Google maps has always been quite reliable in the past, but over the last few weeks it has been terrible about sending us the best route to avoid traffic. I’m currently stuck in a traffic jam caused by 4 accidents. There was an easy route to avoid this jam completely, but the Google Maps App didn’t tell us there was a jam until we were already stuck in it, high on a bridge to switch freeways. This jam has clearly been building up for a considerable period before we got the the place where we could have avoided it, but the app gave us no advance warning. Then, when we were irrevocably stuck, it suddenly had information about all the accidents and the extent of the traffic blockage. This seems a pretty unacceptable lapse in providing critical information about routes and traffic flow. Additionally, while it often chooses a logical route, there are times that it sends us in literal circles, ever farther from what is clearly the most practical path to our destination. This too is a recent failing. I don’t know the cause of Google Maps’ recent lapse in quality, but I hope it is rectified soon so that I don’t have to find a new map service.
Fix zoom out/in on lists
by Flivin on 2018/09/17 04:50
Hi! I love the list feature in google maps, but I have one issue. I use the built-in Want to Go green marker on places, but I also have my own list that I call Actively Want to Go. Anyway, when I click my places and look exclusively at this list I’ve made, I like to zoom in on a neighborhood and click a place to get more info on it. Once I’ve read the info (hours, etc), I usually exit out of the place-specific info and want to see what else is in that neighborhood that’s on my list. Once I ex out of a restaurant’s info, the view zooms out completely and I have to zoom back in and find where I was. This is super annoying! Would really appreciate a fix! This is especially annoying bc sometimes a list I’ve made spans multiple cities in the US, and so once I zoom in and read a New York cafe’s hours and other info, I exit and then it zooms out and gives me a view of the whole continental US. This is super annoying! Pls fix, Google 💜 the only fix right now on my end is to avoid making lists that span multiple cities to avoid a large zoom out, but I think this is something y’all can fix easily
I was in love.
by Yadira1738 on 2018/01/03 01:19
I fell in love with Google Maps maybe about 7 years ago. It’s the reason I was one of the quickest pizza delivery drivers and why I’m always the one navigating family trips. I’ve been in Europe for 3 months now, and I rely desperately on my saved locations when exploring new countries. It was working beautifully until about 2 weeks ago (I assume with this new update), and when I was in London last week I was struggling to hit all the places I planned on because the map was refusing to show my saved places (my data is slow so I rely on Google Maps). I’m taking my last trip tomorrow and I don’t want to say that Google Maps is going to ruin the trip - but it definitely won’t make my trip any easier (like it used to). This is coming from a Google Maps enthusiast that annoys all her friends when she worships it (and bashes all other “Maps”). Please Google, fix this problem. I’m sure you won’t be able to for my trip tomorrow, but if my comment helps someone else, then AWESOME! And to the Google Team, I love you. Really. Thank you. May you get all the donuts you deserve.
Navigation slow of just plain stops in iOS12
by Zildjiancat on 2018/10/31 20:53
Help! Since updating my iPhone to iOS12, google maps is practically useless for me. The lag in navigation is unbelievable, if it works at all. Since updating, the voice directs me where to go AFTER I’ve passed the turn/street/place. She’s constantly telling me to make u-turns. And to make them where there is no place to make them. I often drive right past my destination and she hasn’t even gotten to the street I’m on. And more often than not, Google Siri stops providing voice direction mid-way through a journey, instead making me have to look away from the road to see where the next turn will be. Very dangerous. I have preferred google maps to Apple’s version all along. Sadly, that may soon change for me if google maps continues its glitchy ways. If there’s a fix, please let me know!!! Also - that “explore the neighborhood” thing that immediately pops up and covers 60% of the map screen when I need to get directions is annoying, as it’s an ad gimmick that forces the user to do an extra step (swipe it away) before navigating. Get that thing out of there! If I’m looking for directions to somewhere else, I’m not gonna explore anything where I already am, as I’m LEAVING the area. Sheesh!
Terrible
by Pocojazz on 2018/09/23 16:14
Google maps has always been my go to. I was on my way home yesterday from Florida to Tennessee hauling a horse. The trip down took about 9-10 hours and was a breeze. The exact same route home cost me 7 additional hours with a live animal to care for. For some reason maps decided on its own that I needed to go a different way. I didn't realize until it was too late that instead of heading north then west home I was heading north to the coast. I would have been at the ocean if I95 hadn't been shut down forcing me to turn around. When trying to correct the route the app wouldn't let me change the route by touch as it has in the past. I also got a weird different view of a car in a map. The app used to say turn right straight or left when heading out. Now it just says head north etc. I'm not a compass and my truck is not equipped with one. So totally useless. The app also doesn't tell me to turn until I'm right on top of it. THEN instead of telling me to u turn like it used to or saying rerouting to give me the option google now just gives me new directions. To say the least I won't use the app again that has been my favorite go to. Thank you google for costing me an additional $200 in fuel and 7 hours out of my life.
Great...when it works
by Lightly Salted on 2018/04/28 13:28
Google has a amazing knack for to combining sheer brilliance with mind-numbing incompetence, and this app has plenty of both. I use it from time to time because it does one thing extremely well, routing. Especially in traffic I find the routing to be the best and most reliable there is. Estimates of traffic times are very good, and alternate route selection tends to be quite solid and useful. No for the bad part. For whatever reason, Google (bless their hearts) cannot seem to write a functioning app. Through numerous iterations Google Maps has been plagued with very serious, frequent bugs of the types that will leave you stranded. The current version of the app freezes, loses track of your current location, refuses to connect to the internet for absolutely no reason, and is just downright flakey. Previous versions have had even more serious problems. (Some will recall the version that refused to navigate from the current location, rendering the app useless for navigation.) So try Google Maps for routing, but don’t rely on it for your sole source of navigation because it will leave you stranded. At least until Google learns how to write more reliable apps.
The worst feature
by drhiggs on 2018/04/12 19:26
Google maps has recently added probably the worst feature you could possibly imagine to an map app. If you live in a dense urban area like me (I live in Atlanta). The absolute last thing I want my map app to do when I'm getting close to my destination is to assume I know the rest of the way and begin to zoom out and rotate to look aesthetically cool or something. I'm not there yet! In many cases I've never been to this store/restaurant/venue and when 100s of places are in only a couple blocks of each other I don't need my map app to zoom out and rotate to look cool when I'm still trying to figure out where I'm going! I have to try to rotate my head to follow the screen all while I'm still driving. I have missed my location many times because of this completely unhelpful feature. This may be fine in rural areas, but this is a terrible design flaw for highly dense cities. It's dangerous and serves no constructive purpose, and is just a shallow attempt to look fancy for an absolutely zero functional or helpful propose. Wait till I am parked and not moving or have somehow indicated that I gave arrived.
Maps counties to have offline issues
by sporacer on 2020/10/21 00:42
For the last few months even after reinstalling the app resetting my device network settings ect it still continues to think I’m offline and changes the end address to a “general area”. I deliver for Grubhub and when this happens maps will take me to completely wrong locations even after a few minutes when it decides to come back online airplane mode off and on will sometimes correct the issue but I still have to restart directions repeatedly and recently road work and construction has caused maps to try and send me completely out of the way of my destination by miles not blocks. I still prefer Google over Apple Maps or Wayze but if this issue continues i will just uninstall the app like I did 4 years ago when google maps was having similar issues with addresses and off/online maps and traffic. *would be awesome if like in Apple Maps google indicated stop signs and traffic lights. Also a lot of speed limit data is incorrect the other day the last sign I had seen while traveling down a road was 35 but google showed 50mph
DO NOT update your Google Maps app until they fix insane and dangerous bugs.
by what be all this noise on 2020/09/14 04:02
The last couple weeks, it has been: verbally telling me to turn left while visually displaying a right turn, and vice-versa; unable to renavigate/redirect until 2+ minutes into your new routes, thus sending you in circles, wrong directions, off incorrect exits; routing me 2-10+ miles off the route it said 1 minute ago, and subsequently adding 10min-1hr to my drive time (I took what should have been a 3-hour road trip three days ago, and by constantly changing my directions, instructions, etc it ultimately added well over 1hr to my travel time); telling me to make impossible or illegal U-Turns as well as multiple u-turns multiple times back and forth; telling me there will be stand-still traffic where there is none, and vice-versa; sending me on to roads one street before or after the correct road, including telling me to turn into a cemetery 3 times in a row when I was trying to get to an auto parts store with a completely different address than the cemetery; no longer functioning or connecting in areas where for years, up until a couple weeks ago, it had no trouble connecting; and worst of all, directing me to go into oncoming traffic.
Great Apple Maps Replacement in CarPlay...Except:
by ggrudziak on 2018/09/25 04:43
Everything in Google Maps is excellent. Now with iOS 12 adding support for third-party navigation maps in CarPlay, we’re now able to use Google Maps and Waze in CarPlay. However, there are two main issues. One, there’s no speed limit. This is a necessity and it’s kind of inexcusable that Google Maps doesn’t have this feature while Apple Maps and Waze (also from Google) do. Two, the voice feature doesn’t work at all in CarPlay. All the proper permissions have been allowed and all that happens when you press the microphone icon on the car screen in Google Maps is that you get the sound and the visual but nothing else. It sometimes says “No internet connection” and cancels, but mostly it hangs there. What’s happening is that it’s hanging there listening but it’s not receiving audio from the car’s microphones. I know that works because if you press the voice button on the steering wheel and use Siri, she hears and responds fine. Must be fixed to allow voice control or add Siri support.
Recent update
by okwellisethisnamethen on 2020/10/29 13:08
I am an avid user of this app as I drive a company vehicle daily for the past 10 years, this past week I’ve noticed some issues. When getting close to my destination I usually scroll forward to determine which way to go to park on the right side of the street, but as of this past week this function has not worked. Instead it will turn around to the opposite direction, that being said I now have to use two fingers to guide the map to make that happen oppose to one finger. Second thing I’ve noticed is that once entering a destination and seeing the over view I sometimes zoom in at the destination for specifics, instead of it zooming with a double tap and drag it zooms to a random location along the route. I’m guessing these are new bugs that come with a new upgrade, hopefully these changes weren’t intentional because I find using gmaps to be way better than Apple Maps but if this remains Apple Maps has the same feature that I’m used having on gmaps and I’ll have to stick to what’s convenient for its intended purpose. Please fix this ap maps stinks I think, I should check that last update they put out a while ago.....
Better than sliced bread
by News van on 2018/08/11 23:26
It gives you such detail that is amazing, one of the best apps I have on my iPad I not only use it to find places I need to be in it kills me a time estimated time that you will arrive, very handy. And the turn by turn directions outstanding I don’t know why you would need To use any other app for Finding a destination . Used to be hard to kind of find places that’s in the past we get to the right place the first time with the outstanding turn by turn directions. The only thing it lacks is to be able to see real traffic, I did one time was able to see real traffic cars that passed me in the cars that passed in real time because it only was one time I cannot get that optional more. What happened Google maps. I would recommend this app to my grandmother it sure does a good job thank you very much Sincerely yours Never get lost
Google’s political agenda shows
by Stangster1 on 2019/11/03 05:56
What is with Google Maps and the continuous diminishing of the state lines??? It is getting harder and harder to tell where the state lines are, because Google is making the lines so faint - especially when zoomed in. Just Google doing its part to influence the masses to incorrectly see our precious nation merely as one mass democracy ruled by the popular vote - and to diminish the historic republic our nation was so wisely established as and the precious electoral college that our nation has always had. Hope I’m wrong, but is Google seemingly doing its part to promote the notion that the United States is a democracy instead of the republic that it is? Actual democracy is like two wolves and a little lamb deciding on what’s for dinner. A republic allows for the lamb to have a chance to save itself from the will of the two wolves. Liberty is a well armed lamb, to protect itself from the tyranny of the masses and the tyranny of the popular vote, where 50% plus one vote can simply run over and force its will on the 50% less one vote populace. The electoral college is one more institution put into place by our founding fathers to try to protect the voices of the smaller states; to prevent California and New York from imposing their will on the smaller states.
Not the same map app it used to be and update full of bugs
by SL... on 2017/11/11 18:09
The most recent update, 4.39, has more bugs than before; the map and spoken directions are often different, the map shows the vehicle sideways or going the opposite direction you are doing and the directions indicate you should be going, and it keeps telling new directions even when you are just continuing on the same route and following its directions. Two years ago, Google Maps was the mapping app to use, it gave accurate maps (showing and predicting traffic with amazing accuracy) and gave the best, quickest routes. Now, it does not show traffic on the map along the directed route and it often does not add the additional time for expected traffic until you have been sitting in traffic for five or ten minutes. Additionally, it often has trouble identifying where you are and what direction you are going. It has reached the point where the once superior app is not significantly better than other competing map apps. One positive improvement in the last few years is being able to search along your route for things like food and gas (including most gas prices).
Need to disable auto-rerouting
by sarcasm central on 2019/02/05 20:22
I’ve been using Google Maps for a long time and overall I’m satisfied with it. However, there are two things that I’d like to see implemented: 1) Allow the user to select alternate routes when in offline mode. When in online mode, I can select a route I’m most comfortable with and not being able to do this in offline mode is annoying. I don’t want to be limited to the “fastest” route. 2) Allow the user to disable the auto-rerouting option without having to use the app in offline mode. There are many times when I’m not interested in saving 5 minutes by taking an unfamiliar route, but I still want to see current traffic and ETA. Having to fight with the app and manually hit “decline” to a route change is annoying and distracting. There is no reason why the app should need physical interaction from a user while they are focused on driving. Maybe allow the user to switch the default action to “decline” instead of “accept,” and add the ability to choose via voice control?
It’s a very important app to have
by zanehk43 on 2017/10/02 21:31
Whether you have other maps including your iPhone or phone’s depending on the phone obviously; this is not only a fun app to have because it can show you more of the place as well as give detailed information to to even when it’s busy itself most nights and in live time. But it’s also a relevant app, leaving you the option from the beginning to see the streets and know the traffic patterns. Ask yourself what your email address is? I remember in 6th grade google was handing out only 6 invites to gmail as the only way to get one. Because they always give their best. Maybe you don’t have gmail, maybe you don’t like google but as far as storage, apps, the earth to documents, they’re and doing all they can and they haven’t failed me. This app won’t fail. Check everything. Follow the directions make sure to pay attention at worst you’ll have another app in case your default one fails at best it’s useful and very helpful.
Stop trying to be Waze
by GG245777543236 on 2018/12/12 22:04
I have Google maps, Waze and the Apple maps apps on my phone because a perfect map app doesn’t exist and I like/dislike all 3 for different reasons. We all know Waze tries to dodge traffic even if that means taking you 10 miles out to a roundabout way up a mountain and/or through the underbelly of a city you never knew existed. This can be refreshing or annoying depending on the situation.... whereas Google maps was more straight forward. Lately though Google seems to have adopted this Waze strategy of zig zagging me through neighborhoods to get 8 miles when an arterial road or highway IS available and NOT too backed up with traffic. Recently I had my boss with me for a ride along and I seriously think he thought I was completely stupid due to the funky ways we were going everywhere which made zero sense yet this was all the Google maps navigation. Honestly it was embarrassing. Please add a feature so we can choose if we want the roundabout or straight forward route rather than forcing us on these scribble doodles across Town which inevitably involve 4-5 left turns onto 5 lane roads with a 60 mph speed limit and not traffic light in sight. The KISS philosophy would serve you well here
GLITCHES!!!!!
by ehfyoutube on 2020/06/26 08:50
My whole job is driving around the north eastern sector of the United States and Canada. Google maps tries to drive me around in giant circles when there is any Road construction, it takes me the long way all the time, not to mention it'll switch the address on me, all on its own, making me late for my jobs and causing me a lot of gas money and mileage. Googles monopoly is too big to fail, and so big that there's no way for me to communicate with them to tell them what their product is doing to me and my livelihood. Too many major glitches to post, but one of my favorites is when the navigation voice will incessantly keep asking you if you would like to take a alternate route to save three minutes, and no matter how many times you hit the no thanks button, the voice will immediately keep repeating itself over and over and over asking you over and over and over if you would like to save three minutes. That's not a choice, when it keeps repeating itself and asking to the point of making your driving experience extremely dangerous and distracting. If any of you computer scientists are listening, please at least fix this last glitch it should be a relatively simple fix
Changes my destination
by dragonkoh on 2018/01/31 16:16
I used to have no issues with this but lately it has been changing my destination with no notification and taking me to the wrong spot. This is happening 100% of the time now and so I can’t rely on it anymore because it takes me to a random location each time. Over the past week it has caused me to drive an extra 50 miles and wasted several hours of my time. Not sure what they did to this last update but I’ll be finding an alternative now. EDIT IN RESPONSE: Typically I’d be navigating based on latitude/longtitude coordinates but it also happened when setting a destination based on address. I also found that it tended to send me back to certain locations repeated times as long as they were within a mile or so of the actual destination. I have no saved addresses so that wouldn’t have been the cause. EDIT 1/31: Yes, I’d be using Safari and a link that opened Google Maps with the coordinates prefilled. The destination would always be accurate for a few minutes but the route would silently change on me and point me to somewhere totally different, sometimes up to a mile away in a completely different direction nowhere close to the original destination.
Kim B
by KimBMMM on 2019/12/09 17:50
I’m writing about my current property manager Dawn Becker at American Homes 4 Rent. She has only been our property manager for a short time of the 4 1/2 years that I have been renting the property; but, she has been an absolute GODSEND! In the brief time that I have gotten to work with her she has tried in every way possible to help my family in our rental with any issue that has come up. Dawn has been amazing at going to bat for us with dire maintenance concerns that could not wait; however, without her help they would have waited and our family would have suffered. Dawn shows good communication, she is a team player, she shows the ability to work well with others in any situation as well as dealing with changes easily, she is very knowledgeable in every area that I’ve ever ask her about and if she ever didn’t know the answer she always got tight back to me. In my opinion, AH4R should train every property manager to be as efficient, professional, adequate and kind as Dawn Becker!
Google Maps, I love you, but...
by peemree on 2018/01/31 22:35
By far one of my most frequently used, long-running apps. And now I live in NYC so have become obsessed with the new feature allowing us to label places as “want to go”, etc. My only complaint with Google Maps is its lag time in catching up to my location. It can sometimes take 5, 10+ minutes for the app to update my location from when previously used. My one *request* is that the app have more options to customize the pins! Example: when creating a new list, it would be helpful if there were multiple colors to choose from, rather than just having the baby blue option. This would help to distinguish between categories when looking at the map alone (rather than having to go and search through the lists). Maybe even allow for a custom-made option, such as using an emoji as a category instead of a color at all? This would be a total game changer and so improve my use of the app when searching for specific cuisines, unique features, etc.!
It’s google trash
by jdhyndjjgr on 2020/04/10 03:10
Just like everything else with google things keep going downhill (especially the search engine). Maps gets worse with every update. Worst is it never keeps up with movements and distance despite any change to any settings that google recommends it stays about 10-15 seconds behind. I ride a motorcycle and there is no way with the gloves I have to touch the screen. It detects traffic and sends me down a different route that takes twice as long and I can’t cancel it. When planning trips where I know the route I want to take and I set it to that yet googles mighty reroute thinks it can’t shave a minute off by sending me down side streets. By thinking it can save that one minute I end up in rural side streets and distant loops that end up taking longer. Over maps is terrible. Lately I’ve had to memorize the route before hand and keep the app off while traveling, defeating the point of GPS maps. If they fixed the app so it kept up with movement and basic direction that would be a good start. Then add options like “never change pre-planned route” and and option to not take traffic into account as much for motorcycles that lane split. Just give people a few more settings
My review
by Little Blind Girl on 2019/05/29 03:10
I like this app. I don't drive, so if you do, can't help ya. But, I can tell you the app is wonderful at finding stuff in the area. 5 out of 5. Problems: I am a blind user and your app is almost perfect. One problem is on the For You tab, which I would love to use, but it wants me to select an area I care about on a map, which I can't do by any means. The second problem, most likely having nothing to do with me being blind, is when I have to press back to my location in order for it to measure distance correctly. Suggestions: I have two suggestions that would help me and possibly some others. The first one is for it to tell you the bus stop numbers. The second one is a notification you could turn on to tell you that your stop on the bus is getting close. This would be useful because not all the buses have the speaker system and even if I ask the driver to tell me a little heads up would be nice. Over all, this app is very wonderful.
Google you need to read this.
by Kariidee on 2019/01/19 08:22
I’ve been using google maps since forever! I cannot give them a bad review. Yeah, there may be and continue to be little details that many people may want to change and so forth but I consider it to be a great gps. Anyways I’m contacting google through the App Store to let you guys know that while I’ve been using google maps for work to complete my deliveries. I’ve noticed that the many places I go to make these deliveries the gps points me out to the incorrect locations most of the time. I usually have to go and find the addresses blindly until I can locate my customers location. I am not sure if you’ve sent out a driver to Lauderdale Lakes, Florida to update the street views and new developments. But there are many new buildings and older buildings standing today that google maps hasn’t updated on. Hopefully, google maps can update this soon enough. A lot of changes are occurring in this side of town.
Masterpiece
by Fuzzboy7 on 2020/04/25 15:53
Google 5.41 is a masterpiece. The display is gorgeous, the way you rate your trip at the end is fantastic, and it is still ole reliable when it comes to getting you where you want to go. Google is adding new places to its map services faster than ever and provides many ways to get there. The complaint list I have is small: Some old roads that are no longer available are still being routed through google maps. Occasionally the speed limits do not match either and it would be great to customize what displays you would like to have on at all times such as speed limit vs. your current speed. Also, rarely when you change direction after a stop, it does not pick this up quick enough and can be somewhat confusing for those bad with directions. All in all, Google maps has come a long way and I believe it is well on its way to becoming what we have all been waiting for and please: DO NOT CHANGE THE DISPLAY STYLE.
Warranty Exchange - Incredible Customer Service Experience
by Andrea and Murray on 2020/03/15 20:51
Long story short. Went to Mattress Firm and spoke with Mike Paso about what we thought was a defective mattress (bought back in 2013). He explained the process. We followed the process, and within less than 3 weeks we had a letter from the company giving us full credit (from our initial purchase) to apply to a new mattress. We went back to see Mike and he was incredibly helpful and knowledgeable about the products in the showroom. After learning a lot and lying on several beds, Mike made our decision a well-informed one. He consulted with another colleague at the store (Catherine- and she was also incredibly helpful) and in no-time our purchase was processed with our mattress refund applied. Thank you Mike for your amazing customer service - especially in today’s world of “go do it yourself” service. You truly made our experience a great one. Thank you also to Mattress Firm for standing behind your products.
Best public transit mapping & predictor
by Sybil.Disobedience on 2018/01/23 12:53
I can’t say if their public transportation mapping and predictions are the best in every major city, but I can attest to the San Francisco Bay Area, which is not very easy to navigate, so let a native save you a lot of trouble. Forget all the other apps because they’re never as accurate nor as intuitive. Google has more resources to notify within seconds of schedule changes, quicker than the respective government agency where the delay may be (ie Muni accidents might not show up for 20 mins on predictions, yet Google Maps will immediately notify you and offer reroute)So no matter where you are traveling from, forget Muni app, or 511, or BART, etc., just coordinate your schedule through Google Maps. I also recommend getting a Clipper Card. Easiest way to keep track of transit passes and if you’re not sure your schedule you can just load cash which is redeemable on all transportation systems (though obviously passes are your best value).
I’m so disappointed with the app that used to be my number one.
by kstrong00 on 2018/05/17 13:57
3 or 4 upgrades ago google maps app started to glitch out. Currently the only verbal directions I get are the first one or two turns when I start directions. After that it goes quiet. As I start driving the blue location dot never moves, just pulses. After driving 10-15 mins I look at the app and the screen is still at my original starting point. I can manually swipe the top directions to the left to see want to do next but it doesn’t update by itself from that point. One thing I noticed is that at the bottom of the app where it tells you your ETA, time adjusts accordingly even though the map is pretty much frozen. For example if I look at the screen it’s shows that I’m still at my house but the time puts me 8 minuets away from destination. I wish I would have never updated because I use this app for work and I can’t count on it anymore to get me where I need to go without freezing. I have been printing directions and hoping this issue gets resolved ASAP.
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