A few days ago, Google surprisingly updated My Maps, its application for creating personalized maps that it was since August 2019 without receiving any version, but the novelty that the new update hides will not please some. users.
After almost two years of discontinuation, Google My Maps for Android already has an expiration date. In its update to version 22.214.171.124 the company will announce the closure of its application.
Google My Maps for Android closes in favor of the mobile web
With over 10 million downloads, Google My Maps for Android will be unavailable after October 15. Google will remove your app from the Play Store based on the source code of the new version.
The new version of Google My Maps hides the following text string of a future warning that seems to start appearing to users who are still using said app over the next few weeks:
“My Maps goes to the web
The My Maps app for Android will no longer be available after October 15, 2021. Use the My Maps mobile website to create and share maps. More information on My Maps Mobile Web “
It also includes the text of the warning that Google My Maps will start showing from October 15, when the app will stop working in favor of the web version of My Maps:
“My Maps is now on the web
The My Maps app for Android is no longer available. Use the My Maps mobile website to create and share maps. “
Therefore, it becomes official what many of us feared, that Google has abandoned the My Maps app, now confirming that from the second half of October we will only be able to use its web version for phones. mobile.
Via | 9to5Google