Google Maps

Google Maps for Android is a popular mobile mapping application that provides location service and navigation around the world.

General

Developer: Google Inc.

Category: Travel

Latest version: 6.7.0

Total versions: 38

Submitted: 12 Jan 2010

Updated: 7 Jul 2011

Description

When you're visiting an unfamiliar location, Google Maps for mobile is great for getting an idea of how close you are to your destination, where streets and landmarks are in relation to each other, or just for getting "un-lost". Download the latest release of Google Maps, and never carry a paper map again.

Features:
* Navigation (Beta): voice-guided GPS navigation system using GPS with Google Maps
* Search by voice
* Places: search for nearby places and see place hours, reviews, etc.
* My Location
* Business listings
* Directions: driving, transit, biking, or walking
* Traffic
* Layers
* Street View
* Latitude: see friends on the map
* Google Buzz
* "Download map area" lab allows to save map areeas for offline browsing. It is useful when you don't have a data signal, or you're abroad and don't have a data plan

Download

Google Maps 6.7.0 seem to be the latest available version. Below you can find file(s) assigned to this version:

Description/changelog of Google Maps 6.7.0:

* Discover nearby Google Offers in the US * Indoor walking directions (Beta) for Japan and the US * See 360° panoramas inside restaurants and stores

Old versions

Below are the earlier versions of Google Maps. If you are aware of a newer version of Google Maps or an older one, which is not listed here, please feel free to add it!

Google Maps 6.6.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 6.6.0:

Elevation data added to "Measure" Lab Scale bar and zoom buttons graduate from Labs into Settings

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Google Maps 6.5.1

Description/changelog of Google Maps 6.5.1:

Updated April 23, 2012

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Google Maps 6.5.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 6.5.0:

[no description available for this version]

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Google Maps 6.3.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 6.3.0:

[no description available for this version]

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Google Maps 6.2.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 6.2.0:

Released on January 25-26, 2012.
- Google Maps Navigation (Beta) will enter "night mode" when going through tunnels

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Google Maps 6.1.1

Description/changelog of Google Maps 6.1.1:

Released on January 19, 2012.
- Fixes for bugs on tablets and phones

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Google Maps 6.1.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 6.1.0:

Released on January 10, 2012.
- Improved battery performance for Latitude and Location History users, and fresher locations for friends in Latitude
- Transit Navigation (Beta)can use vehicle speed to estimate location if GPS signal is lost
- Increase route options for public transit directions from 3 to 4
- Report feedback to Google from the settings menu

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Google Maps 6.0.3

Description/changelog of Google Maps 6.0.3:

Released on December 16, 2011.
- Bug fixes for newer devices

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Google Maps 6.0.2

Description/changelog of Google Maps 6.0.2:

- Bug fixes for newer devices

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Google Maps 6.0.1

Description/changelog of Google Maps 6.0.1:

Released: December 7, 2011.
Bug fixes for certain newer devices

Version 6.0.0:
- Indoor maps (beta) are now available for select airports, shopping malls, and more
- Menu added to the top toolbar for easy switching between common features
- Updated home screen for Places, now with popular searches based on your location
- Option to disable automatic screen dimming for Navigation

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Google Maps 5.8.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 5.8.0:

- Personalize Place pages by uploading pictures from your visit
- Manage your starred and recently visited Places in the "My Places" tab
- See descriptive terms for Places in search results and Places pages
- Add a new place to Places when checking in

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Google Maps 5.7.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 5.7.0:

- Get GPS stop-by-stop public transport directions in Navigation (Beta)
- Receive search suggestions based on previous direction destinations and visited Place pages
- Get directions in less clicks with updated directions experience
- Improved battery power management for Navigation (Beta)
- Browse photos of Place pages in a gallery view
- Use the "Download Map Area" lab to save map areas for offline viewing

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Google Maps 5.6.2

Description/changelog of Google Maps 5.6.2:

- Bug fixes.

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Google Maps 5.6.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 5.6.0:

- Added 'Best Ever' ratings and restaurant awards to Place pages.

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Google Maps 5.5.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 5.5.0:

- Check in and check out directly from Place pages
- Change your Latitude work and home address
- See the redesigned transit station pages

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Google Maps 5.4.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 5.4.0:

- View your Google Maps searches in Google Web History for your account
- See additional business details for each search result on the map
- Report "destination not here" in Navigation (Beta)

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Google Maps 5.3.1

Description/changelog of Google Maps 5.3.1:

Recent changes:
- See your Location History dashboard if you've enabled Location History for Latitude
- Check in at "Home" after setting a home location in Latitude
- Add your own aspects (e.g. service, music) about places when rating them

Version 5.3.1: Fixes for Latitude's automatic check-ins and "Manage your places"

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Google Maps 5.2.1

Description/changelog of Google Maps 5.2.1:

- Resolves an issue where searching didn't work on certain devices.

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Google Maps 5.2.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 5.2.0:

- Post your reviews of places to Twitter
- Ping Latitude friends to ask them to check in. Friends will get a check-in request from you
- Search for a place to check in from Latitude if it's not in the suggested list
- "Explore Nearby" from Places menu to find the nearest places

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Google Maps 5.12.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 5.12.0:

- Nearby live events added to Place pages in New York, San Francisco, Paris, Zurich, and London
- Removed "Post to Twitter" option when writing reviews in Places

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Google Maps 5.10.1

Description/changelog of Google Maps 5.10.1:

- Improved location accuracy for Transit Navigation (Beta)
- Bug fixes

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Google Maps 5.10.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 5.10.0:

- Attach photos to reviews of Places
- Style improvements to the map

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Google Maps 5.1.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 5.1.0:

- Check in at places with Google Latitude to let friends know you're there
- Get automatically checked out when you leave
- Turn on automatic check-ins at places you choose or check-in notifications in Latitude's settings

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Google Maps 5.0.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 5.0.0:

- Explore the map in 3D. Two finger drag down/up to tilt. Twist to rotate on supported devices
- Use compass mode to rotate the map to where you are facing. Center the map with My Location then tap again
- Improved map caching and offline Navigation rerouting if you lose your connection
Note: some features require Android 2.0+

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Google Maps 4.7.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.7.0:

[no description available for this version]

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Google Maps 4.6.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.6.0:

[no description available for this version]

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Google Maps 4.5.1

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.5.1:

[no description available for this version]

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Google Maps 4.5.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.5.0:

- Walking Navigation (Beta)
- Filter search results by distance or rating

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Google Maps 4.4.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.4.0:

* Places icon in the app launcher - find places nearby
* Business hours and more details
* Tap the Navigation icon to use the map view and see 3D maps and live traffic

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Google Maps 4.3.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.3.0:

* See ratings for aspects about a place such as service or atmosphere
* Transit station pages show next departures
* Latitude suggests friends

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Google Maps 4.2.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.2.0:

* Bicycling directions and map layer (US only)
* Navigation icon in app launcher
* Share places by email, SMS, and more

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Google Maps 4.1.1

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.1.1:

* New search result page. Swipe to move to the next result
* Add the Latitude widget to your home screen to see nearby friends at a glance

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Google Maps 4.1.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.1.0:

* New search result page. Swipe to move to the next result
* Switch accounts

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Google Maps 4.0.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 4.0.0:

* Buzz
* Synchronized starring and personalized suggestions
* Night mode in Navigation

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Google Maps 3.4.0

Description/changelog of Google Maps 3.4.0:

* Starred items synced with maps.google.com
* Search suggestions from maps.google.com search history

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Google Maps 3.3.1

Description/changelog of Google Maps 3.3.1:

* GPS Navigation (US only)
* Labs (compass arrow, scale bar, terrain layer, more)
* Report a problem

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Google Maps 3.1.2

Description/changelog of Google Maps 3.1.2:

[no description available for this version]

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