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Google Map online illustration showing the meaning of icons

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  1. zillah2004

    zillah2004 Active Member

    Dear Experts

    I have been googling for a while to find the meaning of icons (legend ) that google map is using , I found some of them (Local, Direction, Search ) bother I am not sure how to use them.

    If there any online illustration showing the meaning of those icons


  2. RyanB

    RyanB Distributor of Awesome VIP Member

    Can you post a screencap showing the icons you're unclear on?
  3. zillah2004

    zillah2004 Active Member

  4. tommo47

    tommo47 Well-Known Member Contributor

    :) Hi,
    The following link takes you to Google Maps help pages for My Location and Compass Mode which you may find useful.
    View the map - Google Maps for Mobile Help

    You can access the help pages directly from Google Maps via the menu button.
    Colchicine likes this.
  5. RyanB

    RyanB Distributor of Awesome VIP Member

    I only see two icons that aren't in your notification bar. The red and white one tells you which way north is (red always points to it), and the small gray one, IIRC, will late your location (or approximation if your GPS is turned off). Do if you're just song around the map and feel the need to quickly return to "where you are", just tap that small, gray one.

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