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Add & customize your Google Maps iOS widgets

Add the Google Maps widgets to your home screen.
Important: This feature is only available on iOS 11 and above.

Turn on home screen widgets

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, tap and hold the home screen.
  2. At the top left, tap Add.
  3. Search for the Google Maps app and tap it.
  4. To select widget size and type, swipe right or left.
  5. Select between these widgets:
    • See real-time trip info: Quickly get directions and estimated time of arrival for your frequent trips.
    • Know before you go: Check latest traffic conditions, see location details, store opening times, restaurant reviews, and more.
    • Find places nearby: See hours, photos, reviews, and more.
  6. Tap Add widget.
  7. Place the widget on your home screen.
  8. In the top right, tap Done.

Turn off widgets

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, go to the home screen.
  2. Tap and hold the Google Maps widget.
  3. Tap Edit widget.
  4. Turn the widget off.
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