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Add, remove, or share photos and videos

To improve Google Maps and share your favorite photos and videos, add them to Google Maps. You can add or remove them at any time. You can't add photos or videos to addresses.

When you post photos, here are some more things that others will be able to see:

Tip: If you’re a Local Guide, you can get points by adding photos and videos to Google Maps.

Add a photo or video

Add a photo or video from a place’s page

Note: To add videos, you must use an Android device.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Search for a place or tap it on the map.
  3. From the bottom, tap the place's name or address to see more info.
  4. Tap Add photos. You might have to scroll down to see this.
  5. Choose what you want to do:
    • Choose a photo or video from your gallery: Tap Folder.
    • Take a new photo: Tap Camera and then tap the shutter.
    • Take a new video: Tap Camera and then tap and hold the shutter for up to 10 seconds to record a video. To remove a video’s sound, tap the sound bars on the bottom right.

Note: You can add photos for points of interest, like businesses or parks, but not addresses or coordinates.

Add photos or videos from "Your contributions"

  1. Make sure that you have the Google Photos app installed with back up & sync turned on and Location History turned on.
  2. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  3. Tap Menu Menu and then Your contributions.
  4. Under the "Contribute" tab, tap Add your photos to Maps.
    • To post a photo or video, tap one or more photos.
    • To edit a photo or video’s location, tap the place name and select a different place.
  5. Tap Post.

Note: You’ll see suggestions for photos to add to Google Maps. To remove a suggestion, tap X.

Add a photo or video using Google Photos or your Gallery app

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open Google Photos or your Gallery app.
  2. Select a photo or video.
  3. Tap Share Share.
  4. Tap Add to Maps Google Maps.
  5. Select a place. To search for another place, tap Somewhere else.
  6. Tap Post Post.

Note: You can share one photo at a time.

Add or delete a photo from Google My Business

If you’re a business owner and have verified your business, learn how to add a photo or delete a photo of your business.

See your photos and videos

To see what you've shared on Google Maps:

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your contributions and then Photos.

Delete a photo or video using the Google Maps app

Note: To remove videos, you must use an Android device or a computer.

Photos and videos you delete on Google Maps are also removed from:

Photos and videos you delete aren’t automatically removed from:

  • Your phone or tablet’s gallery
  • Google Drive, if you have sync turned on
  • Google+

To remove your photos and videos:

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap the Menu Menu and then Your contributions and then Photos.
  3. Select the item you want to delete.
  4. In the top right, tap Remove Remove and then Ok.

Report a photo or video on Google Maps

If you see something in Google Maps that is inappropriate or inaccurate, you can let us know.

  1. Search for a place or tap it on the map.
  2. Scroll to the photos section, then pick the photo you want to report.
  3. On the bottom right, tap Report Report.

Learn more about Google Maps Image Acceptance and Privacy Policies.

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