Google Maps Speed Limit, Speedometer Feature Rolling Out For iPhone, CarPlay: How To Use?

(Last Updated On: July 10, 2024)

Key Highlights

  • Google Maps for iPhone and CarPlay gets speedometer feature
  • Speed Limit tool also added
  • Update rolling out in phased manner

Google Maps is improving its user experience with the iOS devices by consistently adding on new set of tools and features. Android OS has been first-in-line to get all the updates followed by iOS. One of such features which has been available with Google Maps Android version for over five years is the Speedometer and Speed Limit feature. Now, finally the company is rolling out this feature to iOS and CarPlay. How can you use these two features on your iOS devices and CarPlay-compatible infotainment screen of your car? Let’s find out”:

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Google Maps Speed Limit, Speedometer Feature iOS

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Google Maps’ speedometer feature is finally making its way to the iOS ecosystem. This new tool will be displaying the speed limit on the user’s iPhone and other compatible iOS devices. With the availability of this new tool, users will be displayed the speed limit of their vehicle on the Maps during navigation.

The speed limit will be measured in kilometers of miles which will depend on the region where the Map is being used. Google has started dishing out the new speedometer feature for iOS users in India. The brand also is bringing this new tool to the global markets going forward. It is expected that the update rollout will be completed in phased manner.

Google via an official blogpost states, “If the Speed Limits feature is available in your location, the speedometer in the app will let you know if you’re driving too fast. The speed indicator will change colors if you go over the speed limit.” The brand further notes that the speed limit displayed on Maps for iOS might differ than the actual speed depending on several external factors. Hence, it is advised that one should only rely on the speed limits displayed by the vehicle’s speedometer.

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How To Enable Speedometer In iOS Devices Or CarPlay

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Step 1: Open Google Maps on your iOS devices

Step 2: Go to the Settings tab

Step 3: Click on the Navigation option

Step 4: Tap on Driving Options

Step 5: Enable Speed Limits feature.

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