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How to place a pin on Google Maps



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Millions of people rely on Google Maps every day to help them make ends meet. But sometimes it's just not enough to raise a map to take you where you need to go. Whether you share your location with friends or are looking for a business or area in a larger location, if you know how to place a pin in Google Maps, your life will be a lot easier.

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Read further as we discuss everything you need to know to master this intuitive Google Maps feature.

Dropping pins in Google Maps on mobile

Step 1

: Open the Google Maps app on your iPhone or Android device.

Step 2: Search for an address using the search bar at the top of the screen or browse the map until you find the location where you want to drop a pin.

Step 3: Hold down the screen to drop a pin. Note: if you use an iPhone, make sure you do not press hard enough to turn on Force Touch.

Step 4: Tap the pin to get directions to that location and share or save them. It's that simple.

Drop pins in Google Maps on computer

Step 1: Navigate to the Google Maps website.

Step 2: Search for an address using the search bar at the top left of the screen or browse the map until you find the location where you want to place a pin.

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Step 3: Click with the left mouse button the place where you want to drop the pin. You may need to zoom in or click on either side of the location where you want to place a pin if there is already a marker. You will see a small gray pin and an info box at the bottom of your screen.

Step 4: You can press the navigation icon in the info box to get directions to the knocked-down pin or click anywhere else in the box to view more information about the selected location.

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Step 5: From the screen with additional information you can save the pin in Your Places where you put them in can quickly open the future from the main menu.

Dropping Multiple Pins by Creating a Map on the Desktop

By default, you will only be able to drop a single pin at a time. The easiest way to keep track of multiple pins is to save them in Your Places but what if you want to display them all on the same screen? There is another option: make your own card. By creating your own card, you can not only visualize multiple pins more easily, but you can also add them to websites to more easily display multiple locations of a company or multiple companies that may be participating in an event. Follow the steps below to create your own Google Map.

Step 1: Navigate to the Google Maps website.

Step 2: While you do not have to be logged in to place some pins (unless you want to save them), you must be logged in to create a card. Do this now.

Step 3: Click the menu icon in the upper left corner of your screen.

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Step 4: Click on Your places then Maps, and finally Create map .

Step 5: A new window will be opened with your custom map. Give it a title and description if you are inclined by clicking on Untitled card and filling in the required boxes. Make sure you press Save before you click away.

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Step 6: You can now locate locations by clicking on the marker icon below the search bar and placing them directly on the map or to specific maps search locations.

Step 7: If you want to use the card only for yourself, you do not need to do anything else. If you want to share it, press the icon Share at the top left.

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