Android Move, the light-weight version of Android made for low-end , formally introduced a couple of week in the past, and promised to come back with a number of optimized variations of apps to make higher use of the restricted sources. We have already noticed Information Move and Google Move however the Android Move web site says there are extra apps, like Assistant, Gmail, and Maps. The latter has simply confirmed up at the Play Retailer, despite the fact that it’ll were to be had for some time however invisible.

If you happen to attempt to obtain Maps Move, you can most probably see that all of your telephones and drugs are not suitable. Even Artem could not to find one tool suitable in his humongous checklist, and Cody stated it did not display up for his Nexus four, which is the oldest telephone he has in his arsenal. On the other hand, Maps Move seems to be no more than an icon resulting in a Innovative Internet App. And we discovered it within the PWA listing.

So that you could give it a take a look at, all you need to do is head to this URL for your telephone (beware, your telephone might redirect it to open on your present Maps app, so replica the cope with and paste it in a brand new Chrome tab). The similar app as the only proven within the Play Retailer will release, however it is a PWA. You’ll upload it in your homescreen throughout the overflow menu, and similar to Twitter Lite as an example, it’ll take at the Maps Move icon. Listed below are a couple of screenshots of it operating on my Nokia eight:

As you’ll be able to see, the PWA can hit upon your location, provide you with instructions for automobiles and public transit and strolling, seek for puts, display other layers, percentage your places, and extra. It additionally helps greater than 70 international locations. It is like a mini Google Maps that may be very helpful in case your tool cannot care for the full-blown Maps operating on it.

If you happen to’d nonetheless like to provide the professional Play Retailer checklist a glance and spot if the app is mysteriously to be had in your tool, you’ll be able to to find it within the widget underneath.


Maps Move in any case spread out a beta program at the Play Retailer, which you’ll be able to join right here. That suggests we had been ready to clutch the teensy zero.09MB record and it is now up on APK Reflect so that you can obtain and check out. As suspected, the app runs in Chrome so this is a Innovative Internet App and technically the similar factor as for those who’d pulled out a homescreen shortcut for its URL.

Additionally, for additional knowledge, Google now has a improve web page for Maps Move detailing what you’ll be able to and cannot do with the sunshine app.

Google Maps Go - Directions, Traffic & Transit (Unreleased)
Google Maps Go - Directions, Traffic & Transit (Unreleased)