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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.

See where you've been

  1. Open Google Maps
  2. Sign in with the same Google Account you use on your mobile device.
  3. In the top left, click Menu Menu.
  4. Click Your timeline Timeline.

Tip: To see places that you've visited recently, click Menu Menu and then Your places and then Visited.

Jump to another day

  1. At the top, click DAY.
  2. Choose the day you’d like to view.

Note: At the top, you'll see how far you travelled and the way you travelled from place to place, like walking, biking, driving, or public transportation. Whether your timeline measures distances in miles or kilometers is based on your country.

Edit your timeline

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

  1. On your computer, go to your timeline.
  2. Find the place you want to change on your timeline and click the down arrow.
  3. Choose the correct place or search for a place in the search box.
  4. To edit when you were there, click the time.

Remove photos

Photos show up on your timeline when they're uploaded to Google Photos. You can delete photos from your timeline, but they won't be deleted from Google Photos.

  1. On your computer, go to your timeline.
  2. In the top right of the photo, click the check mark for each photo you want to delete.
  3. Choose Remove photo.

Delete a day

You can delete location data from a chosen day. Deleting location data takes it away permanently and neither you nor Google will be able to access it again.

  1. On your computer, go to your timeline.
  2. Click on the day you want to delete.
  3. In the panel on the left, go to the top right and click Remove Remove.
  4. Select Delete day.

Delete all Location History

You can delete all your Location History data. When you delete your location data, neither you nor Google will be able to access it again.

To delete Location History, follow the steps below.

  1. On your computer, go to your timeline.
  2. In the bottom right, click Remove Remove. You can also click Settings Settings.
  3. Select Delete all Location History.

Turn on or pause Location History

When you enable Location History, Google records your location data and places in your Google Account. To turn on or pause your Location History, follow the steps below:

  1. On your computer, go to your timeline.
  2. Click Settings Settings and then Enable Location History or Pause Location History.

Tips and tricks

See your home and work on your timeline

If you've saved your home and work addresses, they'll show up on your timeline.

Learn how to set your home and work addresses.

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