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Google Maps for Android gains Street View layer in latest update

Google Maps for Android gains Street View layer in latest update
For many, not using Google Maps when they're visiting new places is almost unthinkable. Google Maps has become so much more than just a navigation app, covering 220 countries and territories mapped and millions of businesses and places on the map.

As more people are relying on Maps, Google is trying to add more features that let users learn about other stuff related to the location they visit without having to switch to another app. Other times, Google improves some of the features that are already implemented to make them even more user-friendly or simply better.

In the latest Google Maps update, a Street View layer is added, AndroidPolice reports. It simply makes using the feature easier by tapping where you plan to go and Google Maps will switch to Street View mode.

The original method of entering Street View remains, so you can still type the address of your destination to enter this mode or use the dedicated Street View app if you think it's easier to use.

The new update should be available in the latest version of Google Maps for Android, but it might not show up for everyone. If that's the case, it means Google has decided to release this one gradually.

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