Google Maps’ turn-by-turn navigation on Put on OS now works with out a cellphone
Google Maps on Put on OS is getting an enormous navigation improve. On Thursday, Google announced that you could now get turn-by-turn instructions in Google Maps on internet-connected Put on OS watches with out a smartphone (via Droid Life). Which means for those who’re out and about with a cellular-connected watch (like, say, the cellular-enabled Pixel Watch) with an energetic LTE plan or your watch is linked by way of Wi-Fi, you will get instructions proper in your wrist even for those who don’t have your cellphone.
Put on OS followers have been ready a short while for this replace; Google and Samsung had stated in August that phone-less Google Maps navigation for Put on OS watches was on the best way. On the time, Samsung stated the characteristic was “coming quickly,” according to 9to5Google — seems that translated to “about 5 months.”
To make use of the characteristic, simply open Google Maps in your watch and use the keyboard or your voice to enter the place you need to go. You’ll be able to learn extra about it on Google’s support site.