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How to activate incognito mode in Google Maps for Android

Google Maps

A month ago the introduction of the incognito mode on Google Maps was announced. It was in the middle of this year when it was first announced that the map application was going to have this function. Although there have already been criticisms of this mode, which according to some media is not as private as Google itself says it is.

Despite these controversies, the new Google Maps update is now official and available to everyone. Therefore, we tell you below how we can activate this incognito mode in Google Maps on Android. If you want to navigate in a private way, it is possible with this mode.

First of all we have to make sure that we have the latest version of Google Maps installed on the phone. So that we can already enjoy this function. The new version has already been officially launched in the Play Store, so you will have no problems accessing it. When you have it on Android, just follow these steps:

Incognito mode Google Maps

  • Open the application on the phone.
  • Click on your profile picture, in the upper right of the screen.
  • Tap Activate incognito navigation mode.
  • Google Maps restarts.
  • You can now browse privately.

This new mode incognito in the application stop saving search history, navigation, location and will not show markers. Although the use of such mode does not prevent other Google services or applications, in addition to third-party applications access our location. This is something that does not change in that incognito mode in the maps app.

As you can see, it is very Easy to activate this incognito mode in Google Maps. So if you were interested in using it on your Android phone when using the navigation application, this way is already possible. They are simple steps and do not take too long.

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