Google Maps on iPhones is getting this characteristic 5 years after its launch on Android

Google Maps is bringing two options to iPhones: speedometer and velocity limits. These options had been launched on Android in Might 2019 in over 40 international locations, together with India. Each of those are additionally making their approach to CarPlay and can assist iPhone customers keep away from velocity ticketing.

The characteristic was first noticed by TechCrunch in India and Google later confirmed to the publication that it is going to be rolling out to iPhones customers globally.

What are speedometer and velocity limits options
Speedometer characteristic permits customers to verify their velocity in Google Maps. Nonetheless, Google notes that Speedometers proven within the app are for informational use solely and customers should ensure that “to make use of your automobiles’ speedometer to verify your precise driving velocity.”

In the meantime, Velocity Restrict alerts will let customers know if they’re driving too quick. The velocity indicator will change colors if customers go over the velocity restrict.

“Exterior components could trigger the Maps Speedometer to vary out of your precise velocity,” Google famous

The right way to flip speedometer and velocity limits options on
Customers can activate or off the speedometer and velocity limits on supported gadgets and markets.

  • On an Android cellphone or iPhone, open the Google Maps app.
  • Faucet profile image or preliminary Account Circle
  • Faucet on Settings after which open Navigation settings.
  • Underneath “Driving choices,” activate/off the Speedometer.

If the Velocity Limits characteristic is offered in your location, you may flip the speedometer on or off by tapping Velocity Restrict throughout navigation.

The characteristic was initially current in Google’s navigation app, Waze earlier than coming to Google Maps. Aside from speeds, Google Maps additionally exhibits velocity cameras and cell velocity cameras in a number of international locations worldwide.

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