Add a place to the map

You can add or edit a place on the map from within the Waze app.

Note: You can also do this in the Waze Map Editor. Learn more.

Add a place in the Waze app

  1. Open Waze on your device
  2. Tap Reports , then Places
  3. Use the in-app camera to take a picture, then tap Forward

    Tip: Check out our Best photo practices before submitting photos of places.

  4. Select whether it’s a private residence or a business and fill in any missing info
  5. Tap Done

Note: Your username appears alongside every place you add and is visible to other users.

Edit a place in the Waze app

  1. Open Waze on your device
  2. Enter a place in the search box
  3. Select the location from the results and a pop-up will appear
  4. Tap the three dots in the top-right corner, then tap Edit
  5. Once you’ve finished editing, tap Done
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