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 in your account


  1. Sign in to Google My Business.
  2. If you have multiple locations, open the location you'd like to manage.
  3. Click Photos from the menu.
  4. Find the photo you'd like to flag, then click the flag icon Report a problem in the top right corner.


  1. Open the Google My Business app.
  2. Tap More, then tap Photos.
  3. Tap the photo you'd like to flag.
  4. Tap More More, then tap Report photo.

Flag photos in Google Maps


  1. Open Google Maps
  2. Find your business listing.
  3. Click the photo you'd like to flag.
  4. Click More  More in the top left corner, then click Report a problem. (Or, if you see a flag icon Report a problem in the top right corner, click that icon to report the image.)


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

  1. Open the Google Maps app. 
  2. Find your business listing.
  3. Find and tap the photo you'd like to flag.
  4. Tap the photo again, then tap Report a problem Report a problem
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