Google Maps has a feature that allows location sharing. The company decided to introduce a novelty, which will allow sharing the location without an address. This is possible thanks to Plus Codes, or 6-character codes. First, this solution will go to the Google Maps application for Android devices.
Google Maps is being developed all the time. The application has long been a feature that allows sharing location. However, the one based on addresses is not always effective, about which in a moment. That’s why the giant from moutain View decided to use the solution called Plus Codes a few years ago. The novelty will soon go to the application for Android devices.
Plus Codes is a solution that is on Google Maps for some time now. This feature allows you to share the location in the form of a 6-character code, as you can see below. The option is available after touching the blue circle on the map. This displays the code for the location and it is at the top of the screen.
Google explains that about two billion people in the world do not have an address or it is difficult to determine. This is where location sharing with Plus comes first and foremost Codes. The function also works in offline mode, i.e. without an internet connection. In addition, these codes can also be implemented in other applications.
Location sharing with Plus Codes on Google Maps first on Android
The novelty first goes to the application on Android devices. The function is to be implemented in Google Maps in the coming weeks. The official blog of the company did not mention the iOS version. The location sharing screen will also have other visual changes.
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