Searching for a location

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.
    • 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 .

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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