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Tips and tricks for the Google Maps app

To save time and simplify your Google Maps experience, check out these lesser-known tools.

Try one of the latest Google Maps features

There are many ways to use Google Maps or explore the world around you. Here’s one feature that people find helpful right now.

Ask and answer questions

You can ask and answer questions about the places and businesses you see. Business owners can respond directly.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Search for a place, or tap it on the map.
  3. At the bottom, tap the name of the place.
  4. To see if someone already asked your question, under "Questions & answers," tap See all questions.
  5. To ask a new question, under "Questions & answers," tap Ask the community.
  6. To answer a question, under "Questions & answers," tap See all questions and then Answer.

When your question is answered, you’ll get a notification.

Learn more about how to ask and answer questions.

Learn about other helpful Maps features

  • Make a list of places to visit:
    To remember how to get someplace, save it in Google Maps. That way, you can quickly find it later.
    Learn how to save favorite places.

See what else you can do with Google Maps

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