Searching for a location

Searching for a location

In Google Maps, you can search for a location, such as an address or a type of business or establishment (for example, museums).

  1. In Maps, tap .
  2. Enter the place you want to search for in the search box.
  3. Tap the Enter key on the keyboard to search for the location you entered or tap a suggested search item. The search results are displayed as markers on the map.
  4. Do any of the following:
    • Tap a marker . A balloon then opens, showing the location's name. If that's what you're looking for, tap the balloon.
    • Tap Results list to show the search results as a list, and then tap the location.
    Details about the selected location displays on the screen.
  5. Tap the onscreen buttons to view the location on a map, get directions, view the location in Street View (if available), and more. Scroll down the screen to view more options.

Clearing the map

After searching on a map, you can clear away the various markers drawn on it.

Tap > Clear Map.
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