Review Google updates
Google uses information from a variety of sources—including user reports and licensed content—to make sure that locations stay as accurate as possible. We depend on business owners to provide high quality business information. However, if we receive reports of incorrect or outdated information for a location, you may notice a "Google update" to the location.
Google-updated information appears live on Google Maps, Search, and other properties. By reviewing these updates, you help ensure that this information is accurate for your customers.
Your locations can be updated by Google at any time.
To edit, accept, or discard your Google updates:Desktop
- Sign in to Google My Business and choose the location you'd like to review. You’ll see an “Updates from Google” notification in the top right corner of the page if your location has Google updates.
- Review your Google updates listed in yellow next to your original business information.
- Click the pencil icon next to an update to make changes, then click Apply when you’re done.
- Accept all of your updates by clicking Accept all updates in the top right corner of your screen.
- Open the Google My Business app. You can download the app for Android or iOS.
- Tap Your business information has updates from Google. If there are no updates, you won't see this notification.
- Underlined items have been updated. Tap OK in the banner at the top of the screen to accept all updates.
- Edit updates by tapping the pencil icon
- Tap Save.
If you manage more than one location, you can review and edit Google updates for all of your locations in one place. To see if a location has been updated:
- Sign in to Google My Business.
- Click Google updates at the top of the page.
- Click a location or click Resolve updates to review your updated business information.
- Your original business information is listed on the left, and updated information on the right. Review and edit your updates.
- Click Submit.
You’ll need to review Google updates before you can make additional edits to an individual location through the Google My Business dashboard. You can also download your spreadsheet, update your information with the Google updates you’d like to accept, and import the spreadsheet again.
If you import a spreadsheet and you haven't changed a particular field since your last upload, Google My Business will ignore that field. We won't change your data, and we won’t accept or discard Google updates for that field.
If you import a spreadsheet and you have changed a field, we'll accept the new field value and overwrite both your old value and any Google update associated with it.
To discard updates for multiple locations at once:
- Select all locations for which you want to discard Google updates.
- Click the discard icon in the top right corner of the page.
- In the box that appears, review the summary of the updates that you’ve chosen to discard, then click Discard to finish discarding updates.