How to see what cities and countries you have visited Google Maps

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Google Maps is an application that we use as usual in our Android phone, an essential service after fifteen years in the market. It is also an application that we use a lot when traveling or planning trips. When you use it abroad, it will outline a list of the sites we have visited both cities as countries.

If you have turned on the location history, the application will display this type of data at all times. So whenever you want you can check the list of cities and countries you have visited in Google Maps. It is a feature that comes built into the app natively, although the manner of access has changed something in the new interface of the app.

Check the cities and countries visited

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This function is a good way to have control or check all the sites you’ve visited. In addition, Google Maps will show you, through emails, summaries, weekly or yearly with the sites you’ve visited both cities or countries, on the basis of this record that is displayed in such a role. A way of seeing how changing the amount of places where you’ve been with the passage of time. To access this function, follow these steps:

  1. Opens Google Maps.
  2. Tap your profile photo.
  3. Click on Your Timeline in the menu that comes with options.
  4. If you want to see the cities visited, tap Cities.
  5. To view the countries, click on World.

The section of the World gives a more general overview of all the places in which have you been, divided on all the time depending on the country. In addition, it shows the amount of cities that you have shown in that country. Each time you visit that country and visit a new city, it will add a new in that listing. At the end of each year, the application usually send you a summary of your year, showing the sites that you have visited in the past 12 months.

Active the location on Google Maps

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To access this information, of the places you visited, it is necessary to have the location on Google Maps. If this is not the case, you’re not going to be able to make use of this function in the application. So, if you want to have access to the same, you will have to proceed to the activation of this location. The steps to do this are the following:

  1. Open Google Maps on your phone.
  2. Tap your profile photo.
  3. Go in Settings.
  4. Go to the section of personal Content.
  5. Scroll down to the section called “location Settings”.
  6. Check that the location is selected.
  7. Active also the history of locations.

Having this history of locations and the location turned on, Google Maps will be able to go recording the sites you visitthat is what allows you to save the history in the application. Although it is a very convenient, for many can be somewhat complicated, because that is giving access to lot of information to the application, and the problems or concerns about the privacy of the same are well known.

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