Save or change 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.
  3. Choose Home or Work

Change your home or work

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps app logo image.
  2. Touch the menu   > Your places.
  3. Choose Home or Work
  4. Clear the current address, then add a new address.

Delete your home or work addresses

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps app logo image.
  2. Touch the menu   > Your places.
  3. Touch the X next to your home or work address.

Get directions or add a missing place

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.
Add a missing place

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 > Add a missing place.

Note: If you don’t see "Add a missing place", 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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