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See recent places & explore Google Maps

You can discover all kinds of places and unique destinations using Google Maps on Android Auto.

Recent places

If you're driving somewhere you searched for or went recently, you can find your destination under Recent places to save time. You'll also see suggestions based on your past searches and activity on maps. To see recent places:

  1. Select Directions .
  2. If you're using Android Auto on your phone screen, select Search. If it's on your car display, select Menu  and then  Recent places.
  3. Select a result to start navigating.

Explore categories

Looking for a nearby a gas station, parking garage, or coffee shop? Categories help you find different types of places close to you.

  1. Select Directions .
  2. If you're using Android Auto on your phone screen, select Search. If it's on your car display, select Menu  and then  Recent places.
  3. Select a category to see listings.
  4. Select a result to start navigating.
     

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