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Save your favorite places

To easily find locations again, save them to a list of your favorite places.

Save a place

  1. Using Google Chrome on your computer, open Google Earth.
  2. Search for a location, or click a place’s name. To the right, a Knowledge Card will appear.
  3. To add the place to your list, click Add My Places.
  4. Click Done.
    • If you see a message asking for permission to store files on your device, click Allow.

See your saved places

  1. Using Google Chrome on your computer, open Google Earth.
  2. On the left of the screen, click My Places My Places.
  3. To see your places, next to Bookmarks, click the Right arrow Right arrow.
    • To fly to a place in Google Earth, double-click it.
    • To show or hide the place’s pin on the map, click Preview Preview .

Edit or delete your saved places

  1. Using Google Chrome on your computer, open Google Earth.
  2. On the left of the screen, click My Places My Places.
  3. Next to Bookmarks, click Edit.
  4. Click one of your saved places.
    • To rename the place, click Label Label.
    • To delete the place from your list, click Trash Trash.
  5. Click Done.

Import saved places from older versions of Earth

If you have a KML file from Google Earth Pro, you can view the saved places in Google Earth on web.

Set up Google Earth for KML files

  1. To view KML files, click Menu Menu and then Settings Settings.
  2. Click Enable KML file import.
  3. Click Save.
Note: Your saved places will only appear on the device on which you saved them.

Add saved places from KML files

  1. Using Google Chrome on your computer, open Google Earth.
  2. On the left, click My Places My Places.
  3. Click Import KML file.
  4. Choose the location of the file you want to upload.
  5. Select and open the KML file. A preview of the list will open in Google Earth.
  6. To keep these places in your list, click Save.

The locations will be saved to My Places.

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