Google Maps is available again on Wear OS 2 smartwatches (Update: Statement)

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Credit: Andy Walker / Android Authority
  • Google Maps and Google Keep dropped support for Wear OS 2.
  • The app was no longer reachable when viewing the Play Store from a Wear OS 2 smartwatch.
  • Google Maps is still operational on devices that already have it installed.
  • Google has now restored Wear OS 2 support on both apps.

Update, December 2, 2022 (02:21 PM ET): A Google spokesperson has provided a statement to Android Authority clarifying the situation with Google Maps and Keep support on Wear OS 2. Here is the statement:

Last week, Google Keep and Maps for Wear OS 2 devices were temporarily removed from the Play Store. Google engineers have since restored availability of the apps onto the Play Store.

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