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 can find:

Tip: If you’re a Local Guide, you can get points when you add photos and videos to Google Maps. Learn more about providing high quality reviews and photos.

Add photos to Google Maps

You can add media like photos and videos for points of interest, like businesses or parks. You can’t add media to addresses or coordinates.

Add photos from "Contribute"

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Tap Contribute Contribute and then Add photo.
    • To post a photo, tap one or more photos.
    • To edit a photo’s location, tap the place name and select a different place.
  3. Tap Post.

Add photos from a place's page

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Search for a place or tap it on the map.
  3. To see more info, at the bottom, tap the place’s name or address.
  4. Tap Photos and then Add photos.
  5. Choose what you want to do:
    • Choose a photo from your gallery: Select one or more photos.
    • Take a new photo: Tap Camera, then tap the shutter.

Tip: To see suggestions for photos to add to Google Maps, make sure you have the Google Photos app installed with back up & sync turned on and Location History turned on. To remove a suggestion, tap Clear.

Add photos from Google Photos or your Gallery app

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open your Gallery app or Google Photos Photos.
  2. Select a photo.
  3. Tap Share Share.
  4. Tap Post to Google Maps Maps .
    • If you don’t see that option, tap More  and then Post to Google Maps Maps and then Done.
  5. Choose where to post:
    • If it’s clear where your photo or video is from, Google Maps will select a place for you.
    • If not, tap Pick a place and search for an address or place.
  6. Tap Post.

Find your photos on Google Maps

To find all the photos you've shared on Google Maps:

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Tap Contribute Contribute and then See your photos.

Delete photos in the Google Maps app

Photos you delete from Google Maps are also automatically removed from Google Search:

To delete a photo:

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Tap Contribute Contribute and then See your photos.
  3. Select the photo you want to delete.
  4. Tap More  and then Delete this photo.

Photos you delete from Google Maps are not automatically removed from:

Add or delete photos 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.

Report a photo on Google Maps

If you notice 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.  Tap More  and then Report this photo.
  4. Select the reason for your report.

Learn more about the Maps User Contributed Content Policy.

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