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Using GM to show where I am without a destination or directions
February 11, 2020
4:15 pm
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Michael Buckley
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Sometimes I use GM just to show me where I am as I drive, without giving me directions.  I can’t seem to do that anymore on Android.  Any suggestions?

February 14, 2020
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I believe you’re referring to the “Start Driving” option that used to be under the 3-line menu on Google Maps.

That seems to have disappeared with the latest update. I am able to get into the same mode by using Android Auto – it’s a separate app that uses Google Maps, but puts it into driving mode.

I need to research to see if I find anything else. 

Also – Waze does a good job of just following you while driving. 

February 14, 2020
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Thanks! I was referring to the “start driving” option.  I may try Android Auto or Waze.

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