9 hidden Google Maps features everyone should know

Google Maps is one of the most useful apps you can have on your phone. Whether you need directions to get around, train or bus schedules, opening hours at the hardware store or anything else like it. Google Maps has all of that information, and more.

There are countless hidden feature in Google Maps, many of which you may not have known were there. Features that make Google Maps far more than a simple navigational tool. Here are all our favorite Google Maps hidden features you should try out for yourself.

Hidden Google Maps features everyone should know

1. Dress up the Pegman

pegman dressed up for google maps street view birthday

(Image credit: Tom’s Guide)

You know Pegman, right? The little yellow figure you drag onto the map to activate Google Street View, and see the world from street level? If you’re on a desktop you’ll notice that this little guy looks a bit different. Dressed up, even.

2023-03-12 11:00:00