Back in 2018, Google Maps start to get rid of mercator's projection in maximum zoom-out

So we can see the size of island (moreover those in poles) in it's original sizes

But today I try both in PC and phone, doesn't seem to work that way

Do they switch to previous decision? But why?

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  • Please clarify your specific problem or provide additional details to highlight exactly what you need. As it's currently written, it's hard to tell exactly what you're asking.
    – Community Bot
    Nov 28 '21 at 9:48

There are two settings that have to be right for the globe mode to work.

First setting is Chrome browser hardware acceleration setting:

Settings > Advanced > System > Use hardware acceleration when available > On

Second setting is globe mode in Google Maps:

  1. Move mouse over Layers selection icon in the lower left corner:

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  1. Click on More:

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  1. Enable Globe view:

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