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Send directions to your phone or tablet

On your computer, you can send a place you find on Google Maps to your phone or tablet. 

Step 1: Add your device

Add your phone or tablet

In Google Maps, make sure you’re signed in to the same account on:

  • The computer you're using.
  • The phone or tablet. If you’re asked to turn on notifications, tap Turn on notifications.

Step 2: Send a place

  1. On a computer, open Google Maps. If you're using Maps in a mobile browser or an older web browser or operating system, this might not work.
  2. Find the place you want to send.
  3. Below the search box, click Send to your phone. Then, choose the phone or tablet you want to send to.
  4. You’ll get a notification on your phone or tablet.

Fix a problem

My device is missing as an option

If you don’t see your phone or tablet when you click Send to your phone:

I didn’t get a notification on my phone or tablet

I don’t see "Send to your phone"

Try these steps:

  1. Make sure you've turned on notifications.
  2. Wait a few seconds.
  3. Reload Google Maps on your computer and try again.
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