Understand your listing status
You may notice that not all of your locations are published on Google. To check if your location is published:
- Visit Google My Business Locations.
- Choose the account with the locations you’d like to edit.
- Click the three dash menu icon > All locations.
- Check the "Status" column for the latest information on your location.
If the status is not "Published," check the information below for more information on how to resolve the situation:
|Status||What it means||How to fix|
|Not published||Your location has not yet been verified.||Click the verification badge icon on the right side of your dashboard to initiate the bulk verification process for ten or more locations of the same business. Learn more about bulk verification
If you work on behalf of a service area business or represent multiple businesses, you will need to verify each location individually. Learn more about individual verification
|Published||Your location is verified and synced with Maps.||You're all set—no action needed.|
|Published (with updates)||The location is published on Maps, but its details have been updated based on the latest information we’ve received.||Click the location to approve, change, or ignore the Google updates. Learn more about Google updates|
|Formatting errors||The data you uploaded for the location contains one or more errors. You will need to fix all errors before your data for the location are published to Maps. Learn more about errors||Add the location back in your spreadsheet, upload the spreadsheet, and resolve the errors by following these steps. If you're still having issues, please contact us.|
|Different owner||The location has another verified owner on Google. Each location can only have one owner, but up to 50 managers and communications managers.||You have several options to resolve this issue. Learn more about resolving "Different owner"|
|Duplicate locations||The location you uploaded is a duplicate of a location that has already been verified.||Check the locations in your feed to see if the location is already in your account, and remove it. Learn more about resolving duplicate locations|
|Duplicate addresses||This location shares the same address as another location in your account.||Give the location a unique address, a unique store code, or remove it if it already exists in your account. Use store codes to differentiate locations that have the same address.|
|Duplicate store codes||This location shares a store code with a different location in your account.||Assign a unique store code to each location. Any unique identifier can serve as a store code. Add the store code in your next spreadsheet import, or edit it manually in the Locations tool. Learn more about duplicate store codes|
|Missing store codes||This location is missing a store code. Store codes are required to ensure that changes are applied accurately to your account.||You can add store codes manually or include them in your next import. Learn more about missing store codes|
|Pending review||A location is in this state when you add or claim an existing location on Google Maps. The state can also show up while we review an update to your location.||Click on the location in the dashboard to see if it is not connected to Maps. If the location is connected to Maps and still hasn’t been published for more than 3 days, please contact us.|
|Saving||This location is being processed.||Check again in a few minutes to see an updated status.|
|Disabled||This location has been disabled for quality violations.||Once you’re sure your locations comply with our guidelines and include all required information, you can request that they be reinstated.|
|Missing hours||This location is missing store hours. Hours aren’t required, but help customers make sure your business is open before they make the trip.||You can add hours manually or include them in your next import. Learn more about hours|