How to Change Your Home Address on Google Maps

How to Change Your Home Address on Google Maps

Google Maps allow you to specify your home address on the map. This allows you to get quick and easy directions to your home address. If you move to a different location, you can change your home address. Here is how to do so.

How to change your Google Maps Home Address on Mobile

  1. Launch the Google Maps application on your smartphone

    Google Maps mobile app icon
    Launch Google Maps

  2. Tap on your name or initials at the top right corner of the screen to bring up the options menu.

    Initials or profile picture
    Tap on your initials

  3. Select Settings in the list of options.

    Google Map options with settings highlighted
    Select Settings

  4. Select Edit home or work

    Edit home or work
    Select Edit home or work

  5. Tap on the three-dot icon next to Home.

    Home options
    Tap on the three-dot icon

  6. In the menu that pops up, tap on Edit home to select a new home address on Google Maps.

    Tap on Edit home

  7. Drag the map to the location of your new home address. You can also type your new address on the search bar and click on the suggestion.

    Home location adjuster
    Drag the map to your home address

  8. Tap on Save when done. You have successfully changed your home address on Google Maps!

How to change your Google Maps Home Address on computer

If you have already set a home address

  1. Visit the Google Maps website on a computer browser.
  2. Type Home on the Google Maps search bar on the left side of the screen. Your home address will show up among the suggestions. Click on EDIT next to your home address.

    Home on search bar
    Click on EDIT beside your home address

  3. Enter your new home address and click on SAVE

    New home address
    Enter and save your new home address

If you haven’t set a home address yet

  1. Click on the three horizontal lines or hamburger icon on the top left of the screen.

    Hamburger icon
    Click on the hamburger icon

  2. Click on Your places.

    Your places under settings
    Click on Your places.

  3. Click on Labeled.

    Labeled places highlighted
    Click on labeled

  4. Click Set a home address.
  5. Type in your new home address and select it when it shows among the suggestions. Then, click on SAVE after selecting your home address.
    Home address input tab
    Type in your home address and click on SAVE

    And that’s it! You just added your home address to Google Maps on your computer.

Phoebe is an HR assistant in her day job, but is also a web blogger that loves writing guides and sharing her experiences. When she is not out with her friends, she enjoys traveling or binge-watching Netflix. She graduated with a BA in Communication and Media Studies from the University of Utah, and is a chief editor at TechObservatory.

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