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 the search box, and then enter the place you want to search for.
  2. Tap to search for the location you entered or tap a suggested search item. The search results are displayed as markers on the map.
  3. Scroll through the Results panel, and then tap an item from the list to see the location details. Details about the selected location displays on the screen.
  4. 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.
  5. Tap to return to the Results panel and view other suggested locations. Or tap X to close the Results panel.

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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