Earlier this month Google announced that its new incognito feature for Maps had begun to roll out, and now it should be here on your Android devices. While it may take many days to achieve everybody (iOS support remains “coming soon”), if it’s offered for you, then sanctioning it solely needs many steps:
1. Open the Google Maps app
2. Tap on your profile picture
3. Tap on “Turn on Incognito mode.
It’s not one thing you will need to use all the time as some options are going to be disabled, and it is important to notice that it does not shut down all following.
The places you go won’t be saved to your Location History (if you have that enabled), your searches won’t be saved to your account and it won’t use your information to personalize the experience. Still, you’ll be half-track by web service suppliers, other apps, or if you are exploitation Assistant and different Google services.
Similar to concealed on Chrome, it’s a lot of help as a depersonalized inspect recommendations than as a full-fledged privacy shield, and some way to create positive that no matter you are looking out for in this instance doesn’t affect your recommendations later don’t worry, we’re not judging.
Google says concealed mode for Google Maps can begin rolling out on robot this month, with iOS coming back presently. The feature is presently not offered for the Google Maps internet version.
When available for their apps, users can turn on the incognito mode by selecting it from the menu that appears when they tap their profile photo inside the app. Another Google service that supports an incognito mode is YouTube since earlier this year.
And since we’re on YouTube, Google is also adding a new feature for it, too. The company mentioned YouTube can get a feature known as “history auto-delete.”
Google antecedently launched this feature in might, once it added it to Google Search, Google Maps, and Google Account that allowed users to delete past app usage.
Starting today, the history auto-delete feature is also available for YouTube and will allow users to select an option and automatically delete old YouTube video history once it reaches three or 18 months.