For these with no Android Auto created into their automobile or head unit, there is the possibility to use the in-auto-focused UIs by way of your mobile phone. On the other hand, not all people has the Android Automobile application installed. Seemingly as a solution to this Google announced Assistant Driving Mode at Google I/O in 2019. Due to the fact then we have seen no progress, this week it seems Google has at the very least introduced element of that vision with a new driving centric UI for Google Maps.
The update doesn’t just substitute the Maps UI with a much more Android Car like UI, it also provides a set of massive quick t use command and quick cuts to the application quite related to what was envisaged with Assistant Driving Method. SO for these counting at household that is now 4 unique UI’s for Google Maps, Standard, Driving Mode, Android Automobile on-machine and Android Auto in-dash.
The crew in excess of at Android Law enforcement have gotten some arms-on with the new UI which appears to be to be a company side change. The navigation display is identical to Android Auto’s UI with a huge buttons, built-in audio controls and of program uncomplicated access to Google Maps. A new addition is the menu button in the base right corner.
The new ‘home screen’ takes you to a auto optimised UI furnishing speedy obtain to Phone calls, Messages and your audio apps. Tapping on these controls then can take you into a simplified version of people solutions, again optimised to limit distraction, enhance visibility and ideally present you with what you want more rapidly and simpler.
It’s extremely unclear at this phase if this is a trial or a complete roll-out, nor do we know if people can toggle this manner off if they do not want to use it. It is also probable that this is Assistant Driving Method and that some men and women are receiving entry to it by way of the Maps app in advance of a full rollout.
Allow us know if you have the new Google Maps Driving UI.