This page lists all Google Maps Platform products and features which are currently in a deprecation period. This includes products under Maps, Routes, and Places.
How deprecation works
The deprecation period for a product or feature begins on the announcement date for the deprecation. The product or feature will continue to be available throughout the deprecation period (typically 12 months). Once the deprecation period has elapsed, the product or feature will be turned off, and will no longer be available.
This section lists all products and features which are currently in a deprecation period.
utc_offset (November 20, 2019 - November 20, 2020)
The Places fields
are deprecated as of November 20, 2019, and will be turned
off on November 20, 2020.
open_nowfield has been replaced by
PlaceResult.opening_hours.isOpen()in Place Details. For Nearby Search and Text Search, use the
openNow:truerequest parameter to filter for places that are currently open. No equivalent is provided for Find Place. To get this value, you must now make a Place Details request.
utc_offsetfield has been replaced by
PlaceResult.utc_offset_minutesin Place Details.
See Places Field Migration to learn more.
scope (September 3, 2019 - June 3, 2020)
The Places fields
scope are deprecated as of
September 3, 2019, and will be turned off on June 3, 2020.
referencerequest parameters have been replaced by the
scopefields have no equivalent, as they were only used for the Place Add service which was turned off in July 2018.
See Place field migration for details.
This section lists all products and features for which the deprecation period has elapsed. These products and features are no longer available.
Fusion Tables Layer (Experimental) (December 3, 2018 - December 3, 2019)
Places SDKs for Android and iOS (January 29, 2019 - July 29, 2019)
Effective January 29, 2019, the upgraded Places SDKs for Android and iOS replaced the existing versions of the Places SDKs. The current versions of the Places SDK for iOS, the Places SDK for Android, and the Place Picker, were deprecated as of January 29, 2019, and were turned off on July 29, 2019.
- Update to the latest Places SDK for iOS version.
- Update to the latest Places SDK for Android version.
- The Place Picker is no longer available as of July 29, 2019.
Place Add and Place Delete (June 30, 2017 - June 30, 2018)
Effective June 30, 2018, the Place Add and Place Delete features have been turned off, and are no longer available.