Google Maps, Street View: New Chrome Layout, How to Revert Back

January 6, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Google Maps has changed its layout for Chrome users, leaving some unhappy with the change.

The change does not appear on FireFox, Internet Explorer, Safari, or Comodo Dragon–only Google Chrome.

With the new maps, the left-hand sidebar has been replaced with a smaller bar on the top left, which is where one enters the search data. On the bottom left, there’s a Google Earth button.

And on the bottom right, there’s the small yellow Street View man known as “Pegman,” the zoom function, settings, and other buttons. On the top right is one’s Google account information.

On Twitter, some expressed displeasure with the new layout, while some were wondering how to revert back to the old layout.

On the bottom right, there’s a button with a question mark. Click on that and press “return to classic Google Maps.”

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