APPS & FEATURES
Searching for a location
APPS & FEATURES

Searching for a location

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

  1. Open the Maps app.
  2. Tap the search box and then enter the place you want to search for.
  3. Tap the Enter key on the keyboard or tap a suggested search item. The first location on the search appears with a place marker and its info sheet displays at the bottom of the screen. All other search results are indicated by a red dot or a smart map icon.
    Tip:
    • To check the next or previous location on the search, swipe the info sheet left or right.
    • To view the search results list, tap .
  4. Tap the info sheet to check the address, get directions, see the location in Street View (if available), and more.
To clear the map and search another location, swipe down the info sheet (if it's expanded), and then tap .

Finding services near you

Quickly search for banks, gas stations, grocery stores, and other services nearby.

  1. Open the Maps app.
  2. Tap to show your current location.
  3. Tap the search box and then press to hide the keyboard.
  4. Tap one of the service icons (such as grocery or bank) or tap to select other services.
  5. Tap the info sheet to check the address, get directions, see the location in Street View (if available), and more.

Checking the details of a location

  1. Open the Maps app.
  2. Press and hold a location on the map. A place marker opens and the location's info sheet appears at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Tap the place marker or the info sheet to call, get directions, view the place in Street View, and more.
 
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