Google keeps bringing new features to facilitate users around the globe. Every single feature on Google Products impacts the usage patterns across the globe. The company always optimizes its apps to improve its accessibility among the users. Similarly, Google is rolling out a new update for its Google Maps for Android app. After rolling our the split-screen mode on the web a while ago, the Android app is now on the receiving end.
The new split-view mode automatically gets toggled once the pin is dropped on a map. Earlier, the user has to select a street view option or drop the street view emoji on the map to access the street-view mode on Google Maps. The new change appears to be rolled out via a server-side push.
However, the new split-screen mode is visible on Android but is currently unavailable on iOS. We expect the feature to be made available on Apple devices soon.
Google Maps has become a daily-use app due to traffic and navigation features. It helps in easy commuting for people around the globe. Even the Google Map Reviews aka listing has become a lifeline for various offline business owners.
The split-screen mode is now available to all Android users via a server-side switch. It is not necessary to update the Google Maps application at the moment.