How to save location on Google Maps

Saving locations on Google Maps can save you time and effort when planning trips. You can organize your saved places into lists, e.g. B. Favourites, places you want to visit or where you parked your car. How to save a location on Google Maps using your smartphone or computer.

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Select a location on Google Maps. Select the from the address description Save on computer Symbol. To find the place again, tap Saved on mobile or click your places on desktop.


How to save location on Google Maps using your iPhone or Android phone

First, open the Google Maps app on your iPhone or Android phone. Then select an address that you want to save. You can do this by searching for a location, tapping a marker, or touching and holding a spot on the map.


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In the location description, tap Save on computer and choose which list you want to save it to. You can also add a brief description for reference. After that, tap Finished in the top right corner and you’re done!

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If you’re using an iPhone 6 or later, you can use 3D Touch to save a location. Turn on 3D Touch in the phone’s accessibility settings, then in the Google Maps app, touch and firmly press a location to save it.

If you accidentally saved a place in the wrong list, you can select it To edit next to it in the list to remove it. Then search for the address and save it again in the right list.

Saved places are unique to your Google account, meaning only you can find your saved places unless you create and share a list of places. However, Google can anonymously pass on combined information about the saved locations of users.

How to save location on Google Maps using your computer

First, open Google Maps in your web browser. Then click or search for a business, place, or series of coordinates.

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The location description opens on the left side of the screen. click Save on computer and select a list.

To view your list of saved places on a computer, click the menu bar in the upper-left corner of the screen, and then select your places.

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First, navigate to your Saved Places lists. In the Google Maps mobile app, tap Saved at the bottom of the screen. On the desktop, click the menu icon in the upper-left corner, click Your Places, and then click Saved. Find the list of the place you want to delete, select More (represented by the three dots icon), and then select Edit list. Lastly find the place you want to delete and click the X icon to remove.

How to save parking spots on google maps

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Before you drive, you can search for places to park your car. Once you have reached your destination, you can easily save your parking spot to find your vehicle again later. This comes in handy when you’re going to a busy place or leaving your car at the airport for a few days. Plus, you can even pay for parking in the Google Maps app.

If there is a particular route that you will drive often, you can save it. Set directions to your destination, then tap Pen on the lower right bar. This keeps the route within the walk Tab on Google Maps. You can also download routes for offline driving directions.

Add a parking lot to your route

Open Google Maps on your phone, tablet, computer, or in the Android Auto or Apple Carplay app on your vehicle’s dashboard.

Select your destination, then tap directions. Google tells you how heavy the traffic is and how long it should take to get there.

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On a mobile device, tap steps at the bottom of the screen to see how many parking spaces are available.

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If you’re using Google Maps on a desktop, select parking spaces under the Discover Tab for a list of nearby car parks.

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Note that Google does not show you free, hidden parking spaces, only registered parking spaces. So it’s worth asking a local friend for tips if you want to save money. Also check out our top ten parking apps to find a parking spot.

Select a parking space or garage and tap Add parking space. This will add the parking lot to your route. Then when you’re ready to hit the road, tap Beginning.

Save where you parked

Once you’re safely parked, open Google Maps on your smartphone.

Tap the blue icon that shows your current location. If your GPS signal is weak, Google may ask you to calibrate its accuracy, which is a quick process that involves pointing your camera at the surrounding street area.

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Once your coordinates are accurate, tap Save your parking space. Now Google remembers where your car is in case you forget it. You can add notes, e.g. B. how much time you have left on the meter or which floor you parked on. You can even pay for parking through Google.

To find your parking space later, you can search for parking spot into the search bar and record directions to get there. By simply tapping on the search bar, your last saved parking space is often displayed as the first suggestion.

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Tap the search bar to find your parking spot. Below where you’re parked here, tap change location and place the icon where you just parked. How to save location on Google Maps

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