If you use Google Maps For many days now, you probably know that it allows you to set your address such as home or work address. It comes in handy when you commute to work or back home and the map shows you notifications about traffic on your route. However, when you change your job or residence, how do you update that new address on Google Maps? Follow these guidelines on how you can change your address on Google Maps.
Change your address on Google Maps
If you want to change or update your saved addresses in Google Maps, you can do so on both the mobile app as well as the desktop site. See the steps below for both approaches;
In the mobile app
1. On your iPhone or Android phone, open the Google Maps app.
2. Now at the bottom, tap on “Saved”.
3. On the next screen, scroll down and tap “Labeled” under your listing section.
4. It will show your labeled reserved space such as home and work Here, next to the saved addresses, tap on the three dots
5. Select “Edit Home” or “Edit Action” from the menu
6. Now, you’ll see the “Set Home” address options – type your new address in the box provided or drag the PIN to the map to set a new address.
7. When you’re done, tap “Save” at the bottom
This is the end. Google Maps will save your new work or home address.
On a Windows PC or Mac, you can go to the Google Maps website to change your address.
1. Open any web browser on your PC and go Google Maps Site
2. If you are not already signed in, log in to your Google Account
3. After logging in, click on the search box in the top left corner and type home or work in the box. Do not press Enter until you see “Edit” next to the address.
4. Next, click the Address box to remove the current address and type in your new address.
5. Click “Save” and you’re done.
You have successfully changed your address on Google Maps.
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