When you open
Google Maps, you can easily find your location on the map or check out nearby places by panning and zooming in and out on the map.
Important: To find your location with
Google Maps, you need to enable location sources.
From the Home screen, tap
Tap to show your current location.
The blue marker shows your current location on the map.
Tap to turn Compass mode on or off.
In Compass mode, the map changes to an angled view and automatically orients itself depending on the direction you're facing.