Google announces plans to discontinue Street View app on Android next year


Google has announced plans to discontinue its dedicated Street View app on Android next year.

According to 9To5Google, the tech giant has prepared a number of shutdown messages for the Street View app.

In the advisory, the company advises users to switch to Google Maps or Street View Studio, as the Street View app will end on March 31, 2023.

“The Street View app is going away and support will end on March 21, 2023,” the company said in the report.

“To publish your own 360° video, switch to Street View Studio. To display Street View and add Photo Spheres, use Google Maps.”

Street View makes it easy to get a 360-degree view of almost any street, making it ideal for researching potential travel destinations or just casually touring the world from the comfort of home, according to the report.

Earlier, in a bid to improve the user experience, Google Maps brought back the “Street View” experience to India to help people navigate and explore places more visually and accurately.

The Indian government suspended the service more than a decade ago because it failed to obtain the required security clearances.

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