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8/8/19
How to auto-hide/disable "Explore, commute, For You" sub pane at bottom? 0 Recommended Answers 6 Replies 43 Upvotes
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When I start Google Maps App on my Android Smartphone then always automatically at first a sub-pane at the bottom appears with items "Explore, Commute, For you".

How can I (permanently) automatically hide resp. disable this sub-pane?

I want to see the naked,pure map.

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Claudia
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10/12/19
Agreed. This bar takes up a huge amount of the screen and I never use it. I can't believe there is not a setting to remove it (I haven't found it anyway).
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10/14/19
Hi Claudia Sv,
 
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If you would like to give your opinions to Google about product features, then there is an option for that.
 
Please see here for more information on sending feedback:
 
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10/23/19
Lame. Stop forcing users to lose screen space for features they don't want to ever use. Google is becoming as annoying as bloatware filled OEMs and I hate it so much.
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10/23/19
"EXPLORE, COMMUTE, FOR YOU" on GOOGLE MAPS. It is nothing but click bait.  GOGGLE won't get rid of it.  PHONES are just another 1970s commercially ladened TV sitcom.  it's comical to think this CORPORATE CRAP is a autonomous situation.  Oh how I long for the windows phone.  so simple. just gave me the info I needed.  a window to the world, WITH OUT ADs.
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11/6/19
Totally agree! Get rid of this explore tab!
I cant believe we cant switch this off.
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Agree, How the heck do I get rid of it? So frustrating!
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