2. Then select ‘settings’ and click on the option ‘Navigation settings’.
3. Now, in the section ‘Sound and voice’, enable a number of settings:
– Be quiet: Click on ‘Alerts only’ if you want the new Google Maps voice to speak only when necessary. On the contrary, if you want the voice to indicate all the navigation, click on ‘Sounds on’.
– Volume indicator: Google, by default, includes the level of regular sound. However, you can choose a lower sound if your ride is quiet or if you don’t want to disturb other passengers. Or, a louder sound if the car is too noisy and you won’t hear instructions.
Finally, click on the option ‘voice selection’ for Choose between two voices available in Spanish. A sample can be heard in the ‘Play Test Sound’ option on the screen.
Google Maps allows you to return to the past of places in the world with this option
To be able to travel through time with Google Maps, you only need access the platform both on the website and on the mobile app.
Once there, you have to select the address you want to verify. Once this step is complete, drag the icon bar from google streetview and project it so that the map service provides a virtual walk through the streets of the chosen destination. In a matter of seconds you can enjoy the view of the street of the city or town in question.
Keep in mind that the cars that record the cities in Google Maps usually update the big cities more frequently, so it is probably lThe app will provide a better experience if you walk through cities like Lima, Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Bogotá, among others.
When a particular address has been reached and want to know what it was like in the past,just click on the clock icon that will appear below the street where the user is located. Once completed, the cartographic platform will give the possibility of browse between different images taken since 2007 (depending on the city or place).
Example: If you were to go through Kennedy Park in Lima, you would have up to 18 Google Maps car hits. The first data of this place came out in 2012; at that time, there was not yet a parking lot below the place or some of the most prestigious restaurants in the capital.