The popular navigation tool Google Maps, which is used by millions of people worldwide, has had a major visual makeover. A color design of bluer tokens has taken the place of the platform’s long-standing signature yellow and white style. Users’ responses to this upgrade, which deviates from Google Maps’ conventional layout, have been mixed. Google Maps users have expressed a white range of view points in response to the launch of the new color scheme. While some people have embraced the modern style, others have stated that they prefer the traditional yellow and white combination. Supporters of the new design commend its elegant and refined appearance, arguing that it is consistent with Google’s current focus on a simple user interface. They also like that map features are now more visible, especially in low-light conditions.
The intention to improve map features’ readability and visibility is Google’s justification for this modification. July saw the start of the testing, and in October, Google announced that updated colors throughout the maps would be returning. A bigger deployment for Android and iOS is currently in process, while some users have had this updated palette for a few weeks. Try forcing Google Maps to cease multitasking or shutting down if you don’t already have it to get the updated colors to load.