Google kills Street View (standalone app), still available in Google Maps


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Staff Member
Jan 8, 2011
Google is preparing to shut down the dedicated Street View app on Android, keeping the feature in Google Maps.

Google’s Street View is an easy way to get a 360° look at almost any given street on the planet, perfect for getting a sense of your next travel destination or simply exploring the world from the comfort of home. While the Google Maps app has long offered an easy way to hop into Street View, there has also been a dedicated Street View app on Android and iOS.

This standalone app served two distinct groups of people – those who wanted to deeply browse Street View and those who wanted to contribute their own 360° imagery. Considering the more popular Google Maps app has Street View support and Google offers a “Street View Studio” web app for contributors, it should be no surprise to learn that the company is now preparing to shut down the Street View app.


Level 8
Jun 21, 2020
Side-note: This is only the stand-alone application, however. This application has been complained about for years by its user base and to top it all off, the web-app portal has been developed to be more user-friendly, advanced as well more complain-free. It also performs better

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