Google Maps iOS Dark Mode – Finally, the iOS version of Google maps will be getting a dark mode feature and option. This is among the many features that will be coming to the app in the latest updates. This is almost nearly two years after Apple rolled out a dark mode feature for iOS 13.
Google Maps iOS Dark Mode
The feature will be made available in the coming weeks. The feature will be a welcome development as users can now get better usage at night or when they are in dark environments. From the image in this post, you should be getting an idea of how the feature will look like n your iOS device.
Aside from the dark mode feature, the Google maps app on iOS devices will be receiving other features also. The app will now be supporting widgets and will offer two separate options. One of the options will show the conditions of traffic close to you. The other option will be showing the shortcuts for the search bar and places like restaurants close to you and your home.
The shortcuts on this app are personalized and are based on a variety of factors such as interest, saved place, your location, and searches made. Another big update is that Google will soon let users share their live location from iMessage.
This could be very handy in the essence that you could easily tell your friends or family about your location. You can only share your location for an hour by default, but you can extend it for up to 3 hours if you feel like it.
When the feature finally will be rolled out all you have to do to make use of it is to tap the Google maps icon in iMessage. And from there you will find the option to share your real-time location.
How to Turn On Dark Mode on Google Map iOS
Turning the dark mode feature on your iOS device is easy. All you need to do is to;
- Open the Google Maps app on your iOS device running iOS 13 and above.
- Next, go to the settings menu and tap on the dark mode option or tab.
- Tap on.
Also if you want the Google maps app on your device to change between light and dark modes to match your systems settings, you will be able to do this also from the settings menu.