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Add places to your map

You can add important places by searching for locations or drawing them directly on the map.

Add a place

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the My Maps app My Maps.
  2. Open or create a map. A map can have up to 10,000 lines, shapes, or places.
  3. In the bottom right, tap Add Add and then Add a new point.
  4. Drag the map until the X is where you want it, then tap Select this location.
  5. Give your place a name and choose a layer. A layer can have 2,000 lines, shapes, or places.
  6. Tap Done Done.

Search for places

You can add restaurants, hotels, museums, and other public places to your map.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the My Maps app My Maps.
  2. Open or create a map.
  3. In the search bar, enter a place name or address.
  4. Tap one of the search results.
  5. If the result is what you want, tap Add to map.

Edit a place

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the My Maps app My Maps.
  2. Open or create a map.
  3. Tap the place you want to edit.
  4. Tap Edit placemark Edit.
  5. Make your changes.
  6. Optional: To move the point on the map, tap Edit Edit. Then pan the point to the new location and tap Select this location.
  7. When you’re finished, tap Done Done.
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