Jotting down an itinerary when heading to a foreign land was made easier by a certain search engine and now with Google Local Search, it probably intends to enhance that aspect. This feature has been currently rolled out to iPhone and Android smartphone users.
When planning a vacation, mobile users can simply log onto Google.com and tap on the ‘Recent’ icon which will give them information about the destination they have zeroed in on. So whether it’s getting directions, what mode of transportation to take or simply looking up for data about the place, the inclusion makes all of this available under the ‘Recent’ icon. This addition only functions if the Web History has been enabled and users have access to it from the Google homepage only.
“Start by searching for a place on your PC or other devices, then login to Google.com’s mobile homepage and check the Recent icon. Information about previously searched places will be available under the Recent icon for about a day,” shares Junichi Uekawa, Software Engineer at Google via the official Google Mobile blog.
As for individuals using PCs or any other device, they are required to log in to Google.com’s mobile homepage and then check the ‘Recent’ icon. However, the company cautions that the previously searched regions will only be available for a day, under the icon in question. This latest feature outed for mobile owners, comes in quite handy especially when they aren’t able to recollect details of a particular place from their latest search. All they need to do is simply click on the ‘Recent’ icon located alongside other options like restaurants and coffee.
As mentioned earlier, the Google Local Search feature can now be accessed by both iPhone as well Android handset users.