Google Maps releases tab 'for you' with recommendations; know how to use

Google Maps has won a new tab dedicated to news breakthroughs in cities and neighborhoods, called "for you." Available on Android and iPhone (iOS) phones, you can add areas to receive information about establishments and recommendations based on your personal taste, including news about openings and new dishes. According to Google, the tool is ideal for planning year-end travel.

From the company's point of view, the resource can help tourists to explore more of the city they are in, with diversified suggestions of food and leisure. In the following tutorial, check out how to use the new "for you" Google Maps tab. The step-by-step was accomplished in a Moto E4 with Android 7.1.1 Nougat, but the tips are also valid for the version of the app for Apple devices.

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Step 1. Open Google Maps and tap "for you" in the lower right corner of the screen. The app automatically adds your city to the recommendations list. To follow other regions, touch the gear icon in the upper right corner;

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Step 2. Next, tap "Add Area" and find the city or neighborhood you want to follow. Position the region within the square and click "Select Area";

Add region to follow Google Maps news and recommendations

Step 3. Back to the main "tab for you" screen, see suggestions for new places and menus, and places that match your style. Slide the screen up and navigate between items. When you find something that interests you, go to the map icon to see the location or click "I want to visit" to save the location;

Save location to the Google Maps list

Step 4. Access the list of saved locations by touching the bookmark icon in the upper right corner of the screen. Press "View Map" to open the map and view the location of all items saved in the list.

Access list of locations saved on Google Maps

Ready. Take advantage of the tips to use Google Maps and discover exciting new places.

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