Use the Contribute tab

Important: During the unprecedented COVID-19 situation, we are taking steps to protect the health of our team members and prioritize critical services. As a result, there may be some temporary limitations and delays in how you can contribute to Maps. 

You can now access features in Contribute Contribute that were in Menu Menu and then Your Profile and “Your Contributions.”

At the bottom, tap Contribute Contribute to add places, write reviews, upload photos, or suggest an edit. You can also submit corrections to roads and places, manage your Maps profile, and find your contribution views and impact.

Learn more about how to contribute to Google Maps.

Sign in to find content on the Contribute tab. If you’ve never contributed to Google Maps before, follow the on-screen instructions to get started.

Access your Maps profile

Learn how to edit your Maps profile.

Suggested reviews

If you’ve turned on Location History before, you can find suggested places to review on the Contribute tab.

Ways to contribute

Edit the map

Add or suggest edits to places, addresses, or roads. You can also edit your location, and send your opinion on Maps.

  1. At the bottom of your screen, tap Contribute Contribute and then Edit map Edit.
    • Choose an option.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Learn how to suggest edits or flag a place for removal.

Add a missing place

  1. At the bottom of your screen, tap Contribute Contribute and then Add place Add place.
  2. Fill out all relevant fields to add a missing place to the map.

Learn how to add a missing place to the map.

Write a review

  1. At the bottom of your screen, tap Contribute Contribute and then Write review Write review.
  2. Choose a place on the map.
  3. Tap the stars to rate the place.
    • Optional: You can write a review.

Learn how to write reviews and add ratings of place.

Add a photo

  1. At the bottom of your screen, tap Contribute Contribute and then Add Photo Add 360 photos.
  2. Tap the photo(s) you want to post. Before sharing photos you will need to allow Google Maps access to your photos.
  3. Tap Select a place.
    • If the suggested locations are incorrect, tap Somewhere else?
  4. Tap Post.

Locations are suggested according to the location information from your photos. For more info, learn how to add, remove, or share photos and videos

Contribute more

Users can add dishes, publish lists, and add ratings, reviews, and photos to places.
  1. At the bottom of your screen, tap Contribute Contribute and then Contribute more.
  2. You will be prompted to share your experiences of places you have visited, or interacted with.

Find your past Contributions

Find your contributions to Google Maps on the Contribute tab. You can find your contributions, the total review views, and total photo views of your posts.

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