Create a list of places

In Google Maps, you can save your favorite locations to a list to find later. You can also share the list with others. 

Make a new list

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your places and then Lists.
  3. In the bottom right, tap Add Add.
  4. Enter a name and description.
  5. Tap Save.

Save a place to a list

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Search for a place or tap it on the map.
  3. At the bottom, tap the place's name or address.
  4. Tap Save.
  5. Choose a list. To create a new list, tap New list Add.

Add a note to a place in a list

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your places and then Lists.
  3. Tap a list.
  4. Find a place and then tap More 더보기.
  5. Tap Add comment.
  6. Add your note and then Save. Notes can be up to 400 characters.

Find your lists

To find your lists:
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps
  2. Tap Menu Menuand then Your places and then Lists.
Your lists are divided into 2 sections:
  • Your lists: Has all of your ordered lists, sorted by the date you most recently edited them. Your “Favorites,” “Want to go,” and “Starred” lists are pinned to the top.
  • Lists you follow: Has all the lists you follow on Maps.
If a section has more than 20 lists, you’ll find “Show more lists” at the bottom of the list section. To find all your lists in a section, tap Show more lists.

Edit or delete a list

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your places and then Lists.
  3. Next to the list you want to edit or delete, tap More 더보기 and then choose an option:
    • Edit list: Change your list name, description, or places.
    • Delete list: Remove your list. 
  4. To change a list, at the top, tap Edit Edit. From here you can:
    • Edit the list: At the top, tap the name or description you want to change.
    • Add notes: Tap the box below the place you want to describe. You can add up to 400 characters.
    • Delete a saved place: Tap Remove Remove.
  5. When you’re done, on the top right, tap Save.

Hide or share lists

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your places and then Saved.
  3. Next to the list you want to share, tap More 더보기 and then choose an option:
    • Hide/Show on your map: Display or hide your saved places when looking at the map.
    • Edit list: Add or remove places to the list.
    • Share list: Allow others to see or collaborate on your saved list.
    • Sharing options: You can make your list public, private, or shared. To let anyone with the link see your list, tap Shared. To let anyone find and follow your list, tap Public

Anyone who can view your lists can also view the names and profile pictures of people who have joined the list. They can also view who has added or edited places and notes on the list.

Manage who can edit your shared lists

Invite others to edit your list

You can invite others to join your shared and public lists to edit them:

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your places and then Lists.
  3. Next to the list, tap More More and then Share list.
  4. Turn "Link allows editing" on.
  5. Pick who to share the edit link with.

Change who can edit your list

Here's how to re-share a list's edit link or add more editors:

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your places and then Lists.
  3. Tap More More and then Sharing options.
  4. Under "Editors," tap Invite others.
  5. Choose who to share the link with.

To remove all current editors, turn editing off:

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your places and then Lists.
  3. Next to the list, tap More More and then Sharing options.
  4. Under "Editing Options," turn off Let others edit this list.
    1. Turn on Let others edit this list to get a new link to share with others.

Complete your list

Lists that have the attributes below are eligible to be featured (featured lists can appear in the Google Maps Explore tab and other places across Maps & Search). To complete your list:

  1. Make a new list with your own title.
  2. Add description about the list.
  3. Add at least 4 places.
  4. Add descriptions about each place on the list.
  5. Tap Publish.

A list can also remain private by toggling "private" so only you can see your list. To toggle your list to private, next to your list tap MoreMoreand then Sharing options and then Private.

Follow a list

If you follow a list made by someone else, their saved places will show up in Your Places. The places will also appear as suggested locations in Google Maps.

Follow a list using a link

  1. Tap on the link you received to open it.
  2. Tap Follow. This list will now be added to the group of lists you follow.
  3. Optional: To unfollow a list someone shared with you, select the list and then Following.
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