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Google Maps timeline not working

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by SiRiC, Dec 14, 2019.

  1. SiRiC

    SiRiC Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hello,

    I just got an A50 and the timelime feature for Google Maps is not working. Location services are on, and the map shows me where I am at any point in time, but is not either recording or showing the timeline.

    Would appreciate any assistance.

    Thanks

    Steve

    Samsung A50 Android 9.0
     

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  2. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
    VIP Member

    Does this require that "location history" is enabled? It might be worth checking your Google account's settings.

    (I keep that switched off myself, but "timeline" sounds like a way of displaying the location history so this is my first guess)
     
  3. SiRiC

    SiRiC Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hi,

    Yes my Location History is on.

    Found out the solution -

    Google Maps - > My Timeline - Settings Menu (3 dots) -> Select Location History (doesn't matter if it is on of off) -> Click down arrow next to "Devices on this account". Make sure that your device is selected.

    Worked for me!!

    Steve
     
    #3 SiRiC, Dec 16, 2019
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2019
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