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Google Maps finally brings new iOS Update after four months of hiatus



After a long time, Google resumed sending the update for its apps including Google Maps, Gmail, Search, and more for Apple App Store. Last month, the company has released a new iOS edition of YouTube.

Following the final and complete Apple’s privacy labels, Google had not delivered new updates for its major application on Apple App Store. Also, it didn’t take immediate action and implement the privacy labels arrive in December 2020.

The Cupertino-based giant now requires app makers to include App Privacy labels that detail what all data an app is collecting from users. Previously, Google has mentioned that it will add privacy labels to its app as soon as possible.

Earlier, it was suspected that Google is avoiding Apple’s privacy labels. But, in February 2021 Google started putting privacy labels. According to the MacRumors report, Google Maps got privacy labels in early April.  Alongside this, Google Photos also with privacy labels now.

Now, Google has finally started releasing a new software update for the Google Maps iOS version after four months. However, there are no majors changes are marked with this update.

New Version: Google Maps was updated over 5.56 version from 5.58 today in a seeming return to normal for iPhone and iPad owners.

New changes:

  • Bugs fixes and performance improvements

About Google Maps:

Google Maps is a navigation app that has over 220 countries and territories mapped as well as hundreds of millions of businesses and places on the map. With this app, users get real-time GPS navigation, traffic, and public transport info, and explore local areas by knowing where to eat, drink and go – no matter what part of the world you’re in and much more.

(Source: 9to5Google)

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