Vote on a place to go with others

If your group can’t decide where to go, you can invite people to a list of places. Then, everyone can vote for a place to go.

Note: “Shortlists” and “group shortlists” are now called “group lists.”

Make a group list of places

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Search for a specific place, or select a place that Maps recommends for you.
  3. Tap the place and then Save and then New list.
  4. At the top, name your group list.
  5. Tap Group and then Next and then Done.
Tip: You can also make a group list in “Your Places.” Tap Menu Menuand then Your Places and then Lists.

Add a place to your group list

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menuand then Your places and then Lists.
  3. Under “Group Lists,” tap a list and then Add.
  4. Search for a place.
Tip: To add a place to a group list, you can also tap Save after you search for a place.

Edit your group list

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menuand then Your Places and then Lists.
  3. Under “Group Lists,” tap a list.
  4. Choose an option:
  • To delete your whole group list, tap More and then Delete.
  • To delete one place from your list, swipe it to the left and tap Remove.
  • To leave a list that someone has shared with you, tap More and then Leave.
  • To edit the group list name, tap More and then Rename.

Share your group list

People who join your group list can add and remove places, invite other people, and vote on where to go.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Open a group list.
  3. Tap Invite.
  4. At the bottom, enter who you want to share your list with. You can also invite people via text, chat, or other messaging apps.

Vote on a place in your group list

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menuand then Your places and then Lists.
  3. Under “Group Lists,” tap a list.
  4. Under a place, tap thumbs up thumbs up blue or thumbs down thumbs down.

Tip: To find the top-voted place in Map view, tap Map.

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