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View or edit your timeline

Your timeline in Google Maps helps you find the places you've been and the routes you've traveled. Your timeline is private, so only you can see it.

Make your timeline

To make your timeline, you'll need to turn on your Location and Location History. Google uses your location, search, and browsing info to make your timeline.

Note: When you turn on Location History, Google remembers your location on all devices where you’re signed in. When you turn on location services, your iPhone or iPad shares its location with the apps you use.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Settings.
  3. Tap Personal content and then scroll down to "Location settings."
  4. Make sure you see "Location Services is on." If you don’t, tap Location Services is not set to always and then Location and then Always.
  5. Make sure you see "Location History is on." If you don’t, tap Location History is off and then tap the switch.

See where you've been

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your timeline Timeline.
  3. To see another day or month, tap Show calendar Event and then swipe left or right and tap a day.

Edit your timeline

Change the places you visited

If a place is wrong on your timeline, you can edit the location and when you were there.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your timeline Timeline.
  3. Find the wrong place on your timeline and tap it.
  4. Tap Edit place.
  5. Tap Search for a place or address, or scroll and select the right place from the list.
  6. To edit when and how long you were there, tap the time.
Switch between miles and kilometers

To change how your timeline measures distance, tap Menu Menu and then Settings and then Distance units. Then choose Automatic, Kilometers, or Miles.

Delete a day

Important: When you delete location info, it’s permanent. You won’t be able to see it again.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your timeline Timeline.
  3. At the top right, tap Show calendar Event and then pick the day you want to delete.
  4. Tap More More and then Delete the day Delete.
Delete location history

You can delete all or part of your location history.

Important: When you delete location info, it’s permanent. You won’t be able to see it again.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your timeline Timeline.
  3. Tap More More and then Settings.
  4. Scroll to "Location settings."
    • Delete some of your history: Tap Delete Location History range and then set the range and then Delete.
    • Delete everything: Choose Delete all Location History.
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