With the Google Maps app, you may faucet the Saved tab on the underside of the display to create lists of locations the place you wish to go or your favourite locations.
Simply the opposite day Google posted on its Google Maps’ X account that because of a brand new replace to the app “you can customize your saved places with emojis to help you find your fav spots faster.” The emoji are the identical ones accessible in messages so you need to use a meals emoji, a sports activities emoji, or any emoji you want to symbolize a spot that you’ve got saved.
So as to add an emoji, open Google Maps and press the Saved tab on the backside of the display. This would possibly not work with the default lists that include Google Maps equivalent to “Want to go,” “Favorites,” “Travel plans,” “Labeled,” and “Starred places.”
You may must create your personal checklist or edit an current checklist that you simply created your self. In a video shared by Google on X, a brand new checklist named “Fav Coffee Spots” is created. Choose an emoji for the checklist, which on this case is a cup of espresso, and add an outline. Now, simply add the spots you wish to add to the checklist.
As soon as you’ve got stuffed out the checklist, whenever you see one in every of these spots on Google Maps and also you’re near the placement, you will see the identify of the place with the chosen emoji subsequent to it. In case you zoom out on the map, you will see solely the emoji.
We assume that Google made this alteration as a result of not like a pin caught in a map, an emoji can convey extra info to the consumer. Utilizing emojis, you’ll shortly decide if a sure spot on a map is one in every of your favourite espresso homes, a favourite ice cream parlor, or a burger joint you go to usually with out having to faucet on the placement.
With so many various emojis to select from, the consumer can use them to make discovering his/her favourite spots quicker on Google Maps.