Embed a map or share a location

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 . If you don't see this icon, tap More Moreand then Share.
  5. Choose the app where you want to share the link to the map.
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