Do you not remember in which parking area you left the car? Google Maps, is not only one of those tools that we use at some point to know how to get to a specific place, but also has some relatively unknown functions, such as the possibility of save parking location in our vehicle
Saving the location of our car in a parking lot is one of the most useful and simple functions to use in Google Maps, it is true that you find something more hidden than others, but that you will not stop using it when we show it to you.
It is true that some of the devices already include this function of saving the parking location in the manufacturer's own personalization layer, as in the case of OnePlus, located in the Shelf located the left part of the home screen.
In any case, it is a function which is available to any user who uses Google Maps both on Android and iOS. Next, we will show you where this option is on Android, follow these steps:
- We open Google Maps and click on our location shown on the map Like a blue dot
- Once inside the options, we will press an option that shows "Save parking."
- On the map we will be shown the exact vehicle location as if it were a restaurant or other place, with the phrase "you have parked nearby".
If you click on that inscription, we have the option “how to get there”, in addition, after the news of Google Maps such as navigation through augmented reality, we find it easier to navigate to our vehicle. As is common in Google Maps, as we have saved the location of our parking, we can start the route in the different modes (on foot, by public transport, etc.).
In the case of OnePlus devices When we move to the Shelf, Google Maps will also open to our parking lot, so the effectiveness in both cases is the same.
Save car location on iOS
On the iPhone, the procedure is the same, although the option in Google Maps for iOS is called "define as parked car location", which appears after you also click on your current location once you are inside the application.
From that moment, in the place where you are a "parking" icon appears, informing you that this is where your car parking is.
It's pretty simple save parking location on Google Maps, in this way you will never forget the place where you left your car parked, no matter how far you have moved from the site, because you can always start a route to get there.
What do you think of the Google Maps function? Do you think you will use it on your next trips, to save the location of the vehicle?