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Re: Google maps icons or labels
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 26 January 21 12:59 GMT (UK) »
You then have to follow the rest of the instructions:




In the search bar at the top of Maps there's an orange circle next to the microphone symbol on the right, on mine that circle contains my initial Click on that and it gives you a list of options, second from the bottom is Settings. Click on that, it gives another long list. Fifth from the bottom is Manage your Preferences. Click on that, then on Learn more (in blue type). There's loads of stuff there, I haven't read through it all, just wanted to help you get started, but it looks like it'll be what you need. I'll check back later and see if it's what you were looking for. Good luck  :)
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Re: Google maps icons or labels
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 26 January 21 13:09 GMT (UK) »
Mine is bluish. But when I click it takes me to my Google acount.

It's difficult to advise you without more information as to what you have on the screen. However, if you can find Timeline in the Settings and turn off all timeline settings it works  - none of the restaurants, takeaways etc appear, just things like museums. I've just done it on my tablet.  :)
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Re: Google maps icons or labels
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday 26 January 21 18:23 GMT (UK) »
As far as I can see that only removes places Ive been and there are none there because I turned off location.I don't want people to know where I am.

What I want to do is view Google maps without all the labels and icons. Ive not tagged them as I haven't been to them.
To be honest I don't know if that's possible.
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Re: Google maps icons or labels
« Reply #12 on: Tuesday 26 January 21 18:43 GMT (UK) »
The location I put in before doing this was Grays Inn Road,  London  (the area where Barry Sheene was born!), I've never been there, it removed all of the restaurants, takeaways etc.  Try it,  turn off Timeline settings,  believe me it does work!
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Lickess- North Yorkshire, Middlesbrough.
Etherington - North Yorks and Durham.
Barker- North Yorks
Crooks- Durham
Forster- North Yorks/Durham
Newsam, Pattison, Proud - North Yorks.
Timothy, Griffiths, Jones - South Wales

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Re: Google maps icons or labels
« Reply #13 on: Thursday 28 January 21 21:45 GMT (UK) »
Well, I went into Google settings and as far as I know deleted timelines. I cant see where to turn it off.
It's made no difference at all. I also tried on my desktop and still the same .


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