Save your home and work addresses

Type less and get directions faster by saving your home and work addresses.

If you use Google Now, you may see a card that shows information about your commute, such as time, distance and traffic conditions.

Note: You must be signed in to save, edit, and see your home and work on the map. Learn how to sign in to Google Maps.

Save your home or work
  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps app logo image.
  2. Touch the menu   > Your places > Enter home or work address.
Edit your home or work
  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps app logo image.
  2. Touch the menu > Settings > Edit home or work.
Get directions to home or work
  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps app logo image. (Set your home and work addresses, if you haven’t already.)
  2. Touch the directions icon directions button image.
  3. Select your mode of transportation.
  4. Touch Home or Work at the bottom of the screen.
Delete your home or work addresses
  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps app logo image.
  2. Touch the menu > Settings > Edit home or work.
  3. Touch your home or work address.
  4. Touch the X to delete it.
Report a map issue

You’ll get the error “Cannot update home or work address” if the address isn’t listed on Google Maps.

You can request that Google add your street address to the map. If your request is approved, the address will be added to the map so anyone can see it, but the address won’t be publicly associated with you.

Add your address to the map

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps app logo image.
  2. Touch the menu > Send feedback > Report a mapping issue.

Note: If you don’t see Report a mapping issue, it’s not available in your region.

Once your address is added to the map, you can save it as your home or work address.

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