Google Maps, released in February 2005, is a web-based service designed to provide detailed information regarding the different geographical locations and sites across the world. Millions of people worldwide actively use this service daily because it offers tons of amazing features. Some of these offerings are satellite imagery, 360-degree interactive panoramic views of streets (Street View), aerial photography, and street maps. However, you need to understand that Google Maps isn’t without its issues. The latest reports across social media platforms reveal some Google Maps users are now experiencing a “No Results Found” error when using the service.
The rest of this article will provide you with everything you need to know about the latest Google Maps issue, including a fix to address it.
Google Maps displays a “No Results Found” error message
The issue (Google Maps displaying “No Results Found” when users search for a specific location) has been around for a while. The first known case, spotted by Piunikaweb, occurred in April 2021. At the time, several users reported that whenever they try searching up any location on their devices, especially Android phones, they get the error message “No Results Found”.
You can check here (1,2,3,4,5) to see what the affected users said regarding the error message. Some users even mentioned they tried using a couple of troubleshooting steps, such as clearing the app cache, uninstalling updates, and reinstalling the app. Unfortunately, none of them could address the issue.
Recently, some users also complained about experiencing the same Google Maps “No Results Found” error. Here (1,2,3) are some of what the affected users are saying. With fresh reports now coming, it means Google hasn’t yet addressed the annoying issue affecting the Google Maps search function.
Is there any fix or workaround to address the issue?
Sadly, there’s no official fix yet to address the annoying issue, where Google Maps displays the “No Results Found” error when users search for any location. The good news, however, is that the Google Team is now aware of the issue, according to this post.
The Google team is already working on a fix to address the problem. For now, we don’t know when the fix will be ready. If you’re one of the affected users, you may try using one of the workarounds below:
- First, try accessing the Google Maps function via your browser’s Incognito mode. This suggestion came from one of the affected users.
- Alternatively, you might consider using Google Maps whilst signed out. Some users pointed out that this workaround is pretty much effective.
- Last, try logging out of your Google account and then logging back in.
We’ll continue to monitor the Google Team for the official fix, which it’s currently working on. As soon as we find anything worth sharing, you’ll be the first to know about it here.