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How to Use Google Maps Timeline on Computers
Now you can access your Google Maps Timeline on your computer to view and manage your location history info. You can access your Google Maps Timeline on your mobile also. With your Google Maps Timeline, you can check the location history of a specific day including distance and other details. You can also edit and delete your location history from a single day to all. Here is how to view, edit timeline, turn on or off, and delete your location history. How to view your travel on your computer You can check your travels including the details like the distance you traveled, places you visited, and the way you’ve traveled with. 1. Open ‘Google Maps’ on your computer. 2. Sign in with the same google account you’re using on your mobile. 3. Click the ‘Hamburger’ icon at the top left side. 4. Click on ‘Timeline.’ 5. To view travels of a specific day, select a day, month and year at the top. If you want to see the places you’ve visited, then: • Click the ‘Hamburger’ icon. • Click ‘Your places.’ • Select ‘Visited.’ How to turn on or off your location history If the location history is turned on, Google record and store your location information and places into your Google account. Although your information is private but still you want to stop recording your location information then here is how. 1. Open ‘Google Maps’ on your computer. 2. Click the ‘Hamburger’ icon at the top left side. 3. Click on ‘Timeline.’ 4. Go to ‘Settings.’ 5. Select ‘Enable/Pause Location History’ as you want. How to edit your Google Maps Timeline on Computer You can delete information of a single day as well as the entire location history. If you see any incorrect information (Place) on your Timeline, then you can also edit the location. But, to edit your Timeline, you need to turn on Web & App Activity. Without enabling Web & App Activity, you can’t do anything. 1. Open ‘Google Maps’ on your computer. 2. Click the ‘Hamburger’ icon at the top left side. 3. Click on ‘Timeline.’ 4. Find the location information you want to edit. 5. Click the ‘Down arrow’ of the place you want to edit. 6. Search and select the correct place. If you want to edit the time, then click on time and modify it as you wish. How to delete location history from your Timeline If you want to remove the history of a day you’d visited in the past, then you can, but it is a permanent action. Once it deletes, it will remove completely and you can’t get it back. But, if the settings like “Web & App Activity” is activated, then you may find the deleted information in your Google Account as the part of its data. Steps to delete the location history of a single day: 1. Open ‘Google Maps’ on your computer. 2. Click the ‘Hamburger’ icon at the top left side. 3. Click on ‘Timeline.’ 4. Find and select the day. 5. Click the ‘Delete’ icon at the top corner of the left panel. 6. Click ‘Delete day.’ That’s it! The day will be removed from location history. Steps to delete all location history: 1. Open ‘Google Maps’ on your computer. 2. Click the ‘Hamburger’ icon at the top left side. 3. Click on ‘Timeline.’ 4. Go to ‘Settings.’ You can also directly click on the ‘Delete’ icon at the lower right corner. 5. And click on ‘Delete all location history.’ 6. Then click on ‘Delete location history.’ That’s it! Doing this will remove the complete location history from your Timeline. To install McAfee on your Mac visit on mcafee.com/activate. Source: http://i-mcafee.com/how-to-use-google-maps-timeline-on-computers/
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