How to Turn Business Ads Off in Google Maps

Google company's Google Maps has now introduced a new feature to show business ads of different businesses on it. The ad is shown in a square box with logos of the businesses, recommended for the ads. This thing often disturbs a user. And users want to know how they can turn those business ads off in Google Maps.

How to Turn Business Ads Off in Google Maps

So in this article for you users, we have the ways to apply to stop that business ad to be on your Google Maps screen. It would be helpful for you to find your own searches on Google Maps instead of watching irritating ads. With this, we will also discuss how to disable ad personalization.

How to Turn Business Ads Off in Google Maps

Promoting businesses and advertisements may often distract us during our searches on Google Maps. To turn these business ads off here is what to do.

Turn Off Business Ads

  1. Open the Settings app on your smartphone.
  2. Come down and tap on Google.
  3. Now select the Google account you are using with Google Maps.
  4. Scroll down, and select Personalize using shared data.
  5. Turn the toggle off for Maps.
Now you can go to your Google Maps on your smartphone and check whether the ads are shown there still or not. If you find something like ads still there, you need to do another thing such as disabling ad personalization.

Disable Ad Personalization

Google in Google Maps shows you ads based on your interests and preferences. This becomes a headache at times while using Google Maps. While using technology we must know that we can control happenings in apps. To disable ad personalization here is what you need to do:
  1. In your browser visit https://myaccount.google.com/yourdata/maps.
  2. Next, scroll down and select Ad Personalization.
  3. On the next page, turn the toggle off for Ad Personalization is On.
  4. At the final step click on Turn Off.

You have done.

So, that's how you can turn the business ads off in Google Maps by following the presented above steps easily.

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