Save a place, share or find it later

Save your favorite places to quickly find them again. And tell your friends and family about them by sharing.

Save a place

  1. Open the  Google Maps app on your phone or tablet.
  2. Search for a place. Or find a place on the map then touch and hold to drop a pin.
  3. From the bottom, touch the place’s description to see more details.
  4. Touch the  Save button.

Share a location

  1. Open the  Google Maps app on your phone or tablet.
  2. Search for a place. Or find a place on the map then touch and hold to drop a pin.
  3. From the bottom, touch the place’s description to see more details.
  4. Touch the  Share button, and select the app you want to share this location to.

Find your saved and shared places

  1. Touch the  profile icon next to the search box.
  2. Scroll down to see your saved and shared places.
To share via Google+, you must be signed in and have a Google+ profile.

Remove a saved place

  1. Touch the  profile icon next to the search box.
  2. Under “Saved places”, touch the place you want to remove.
  3. From the bottom, touch the place’s description to see more details.
  4. Touch the star to remove it from your saved places.