Set or change your home and work address

Type less and get directions faster by setting your home and work addresses. On your phone or tablet, you can also choose an icon for your home and work.

Note: You must be signed in to set, edit, and see your home and work on the map. Learn how to sign in to Google Maps.

Set your home or work address

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your places and then Labeled.
  3. Choose Home or Work.
  4. Enter the address.

Change your home or work address

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your places and then Labeled.
  3. Next to "Home" or "Work," tap More More and then Edit home or Edit work.
  4. Clear the current address, then add a new address.

Delete your home or work address

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your places and then Labeled.
  3. Next to "Home" or "Work," tap More More and then Remove home or Remove work.

Get directions to home or work

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps. Set your home and work addresses, if you haven't already.
  2. Tap Directions Directions.
  3. Select your mode of transportation.
  4. Tap Home or Work.

See or hide your regular route

If your Location History is turned on, directions will sometimes show your usual way home or to work. You can hide your regular route in Google Maps at any time.

  1. Tap Menu Menu and then Settings and then Personal content.
  2. To hide the routes, turn off Regular routes.

Pick your favorite icon for home or work

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your places and then Labeled.
  3. Next to "Home" or "Work," tap More More and then Change icon.
  4. Tap a new icon for your home or work from the list.
  5. Tap Save. 

Notes:

  • You can only add icons for home or work.
  • Your labeled places are private, so only you can see them

Fix problems seeing home and work in Maps

To use home and work when searching or using directions, you need to turn on Web & App Activity. If you don't see home and work in Maps, learn how to turn on Web & App Activity.

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