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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 iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your places.
  3. Choose Home or Work.

Note: To change your home or work address, delete the current address and set it again.

Delete your home or work address

  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your places.
  3. Next to your home or work address, 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.

Tip: To quickly see estimated travel times to your home and work, add the "Google Travel Times" widget.

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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