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Flag photos for removal

If you notice that a photo uploaded by a customer violates the Google Maps photo policies, you can request for it to be removed.

Note: If you've come across content on Google that may violate the law, let us know here. We'll carefully review the material and consider blocking, removing or restricting access to it.

Flag photos

You can flag photos for removal from Maps using a desktop computer or mobile device.

Desktop

To flag a photo for removal from Maps using a desktop computer:

  1. Navigate to Google Maps
  2. Search for the business and select it from the results.
  3. Click any photo in the panel that appears on the left. If there are multiple photos, scroll through them until you see the photo you’d like to flag.
  4. Click the three dot menu icon  in the top left corner, then click Report a problem. (Or, if you see a flag icon  in the top right corner, click that icon to report the image.)
  5. Complete the form in the window that appears, then click Submit.

Mobile

To flag a photo for removal from Maps using the Google Maps app:

  1. Open the Google Maps app. 
  2. Search for the business and select it from the results. 
  3. Swipe to the right until you see the photo you’d like to flag. 
  4. Tap the photo, then tap the flag icon  in the bottom right corner. 
  5. Complete the form in the window that appears, then tap Submit
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