In the older version of Android I used to have a shortcut on my home sceen which would start up Google Maps in navigation mode & take me home. In the newer versions of Android, the ‘Shortcut’ feature seemed to disappear. I’ve tracked down this feature and this is where to find it;
- Long-press on a free space on your home screen.. this allows you to add Apps | Widgets | Wallpapers
- Choose ‘Widgets’
- Scroll along and find ‘Directions’, then fill out the route information.. and that’s it!
Find the ‘Directions’ widget:
Enter the route info: