Share a map or directions with others

You can share a location, directions, or a map. You can share:

  • A place, business, or address
  • A directions search
  • A Street View image

You can't share:

  • A map with your saved locations, which are private
  • A map with a distance measurement
  • A screenshot or image of the map itself

Share a map or location

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Search for a place. Or, find a place on the map, then touch and hold to drop a pin.
  3. At the bottom, tap the place's name or address.
  4. Tap Share Share. If you don't see this icon, tap More More and then Share.
  5. Choose the app where you want to share the link to the map.
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