Google added a new feature to the Google map that allows you to edit roads and other places. This new feature is available on Android and also in ios apps which let you edit roads and other places. For Google map users Google made a new home screen earlier this week in the new update version. The ability to edit roads and other places are added by Google to replace the Mapmaker service which got closed earlier this week.
This feature is available for both Android and iOS users. This feature is hidden in other options inside the app; you can’t see this new feature straight away. You can use this new feature only by accessing other options inside the app. Here comes’s the step by step procedures that explains you about accessing this new feature of the Google map.
STEP-1: Open the Overlay Side Bar, inside Google maps both in Android and iOS apps.
STEP-2: Select the Send Feedback option in the sidebar.
STEP-3: For the Android app users there are five options available, the options are
1: Edit the map
2: Adding a Missing place
3: Report about the Missing road
4: Report about location issues
5: Send feedback about the app.
For the iOS users, there are three options available, the options are
1: Report about a Data Problem
2: Adding a missing place.
3: Send feedback about the app.
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STEP-4: Android users can select the Edit the map option in order Edit the name of a road or also a name of a place. To use this option, they have to tap on the particular road and then follow the next option. The options report about the missing road helps you to report about the road or place which is missing. Next option is adding a missing place, which helps you in adding a missing place to the Google maps. To report the issues with the location, you can use the option Report about a location issue. For other Feedback and Queries with the app, you can use the option send feedback about the app.
On iOS users, can use the option Report a data problem to Edit the roads. This option helps you to Edit the name of a road and also a name of a place. To report on the wrong place, you can use the other options available. The option add a missing place lets you add a missing place or road to the Google maps. The option send other feedback helps you in sending feedback and other queries with the app.
STEP-5: Once you have made any edits that will be sent to Google and if the edits are approved by the Google that will be shown up on the Google maps app.