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Google Maps for Android adds a feature its iOS version has had for years

February 7, 2024

Via: ZDnet

A feature that has been a part of Google Maps on iOS for years is finally coming to Android.

If you use Google Maps for navigation, you’ll soon notice that current weather information is included. The feature isn’t on all devices yet, but it’s on the way.

In the Google Maps app, a small box now appears in the top left corner of the screen, under the search bubbles for things like restaurants, parks, and gas. The box shows current temperature, air quality, and weather conditions. If inclement weather like rain is expected, an estimated time is shown.

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