Where is the tour visible on Google?
The Google Virtual Tour can be viewed on many different platforms. Click on any platform below to jump to each specific explanation:
This is the main one. Below is an explanation of how users view the Google Virtual tour in Google Search & Maps, demonstrated in both mobile & desktop experience.
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Maps – Mobile
New Street View Thumbnail
The “Street View” Thumbnail is updated and acts as an access point to the virtual tour
Additional Panoramic Entry Image
When you pull up your Google Listing ino (by clicking or swiping up), this new horizontal image thumbnail takes you into the tour
New 360 Category of Photos
If you select “photos” you will have the 360 degree view option
Immersive Virtual Tour Experience
You can click into any photosphere thumbnail and this is what you see. Click the arrows to advance
Maps – Desktop
If you scroll down to “photos”, the virtual tour has its own section. Clicking into this takes you into the tour (see screenshot to the left)
Any photo with a circle arrow is a new “entry point” to the virtual tour. In the main screen, you can drag the screen 360 degrees and click the arrows to advance through the tour
Search – Mobile
From Search, any photo you select will take you into all the categories of photos and you can navigate into the tour.
Once you click into any photosphere, this will be your experience. You can drag the screen in 360 degrees and click the arrows to advance
Search – Desktop
If you click “photos” from your Google Listing in Search, you will be taken to this next screen:
Once in photos, you can either select the 360 degree category or click into any image with the circular arrow
From here, you can drag the screen in 360 degrees and click the arrows to advance