How to Set and Change Home in Google Maps

September 06, 2022Ashley Mae

You can use Google Maps on Windows PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Android devices to get real-time GPS navigation, traffic, transit information, local businesses nearby, and more. Moreover, Google Maps allows you to set Home and Word addresses to get directions faster. This post will tell you how to set Home address in Google Maps and edit it.

Set Home in Google Maps

Part 1. How to Set Home in Google Maps

This part explains how to set your Home or Work address in Google Maps on a computer and portable iOS/Android device separately.

Set Home address in Google Maps on a computer

To quickly set your home location in Google Maps, you can open the Chrome browser, search for how to set home in Google Maps, enter your home address, and click on the Set as home button to confirm that. By doing so, you can easily set the Home address in Google Maps. You need to sign in to Google Maps with your account.

Set Home in Google Maps

After you enter a place as your home address, the web browser will refresh itself and won't show you the enter your home address box. That means you have set home in Google Maps successfully.

Set Home location in Google Maps on Android phone, iPhone, and iPad

Whether you are using the Google Maps app on an iPhone, iPad, or Android phone, you can take similar steps to set a location as your home address. Here we take setting Home in Google Maps on an iPhone as an example.

Step 1:
Open the Google Maps app, tap Saved on the bottom screen, and choose the Labeled option under Your lists.
Step 2:
In the main interface of Labeled, tap Home to start setting a place as your home address. Here you can also tap Work to set your working location.
Step 3:
You are allowed to directly enter a home address, choose on the map, or choose from Contacts based on your need. After you select your home address, you can see the Home saved prompt appears on the home screen.
Set Home in Google Maps

Part 2: How to Edit and Change Home in Google Maps

When you need to correct your home address in Google Maps, you can follow the steps below to change and update it on your computer or iOS/Android device.

Edit Home location in Google Maps on computer

When you want to edit your home address in Google Maps, you can open Google Maps on your computer, sign in to your account, and then follow the steps below to edit Home in Google Maps.

Step 1:
Click the Menu button in the upper-left corner to display more Google Maps options. Go to Your places to manage your saved locations and maps.
Google Maps Your Place
Step 2:
Click on the Labeled tab to get Home and Work options. You can see the home address you have set. Click Home to edit it.
Check Edit Home Address in Google Maps
Step 3:
Google Maps will show some associated information about your home address. When you want to change home in Google Maps, you can click on the specific location in the search box, and then click Edit to update your home address. Type in a new home address, and then click Save.
Change Home in Google Maps on Computer

Change Home location in Google Maps on iPhone or Android phone

Step 1:
Open the Google Maps app, tap Saved on the bottom part of the screen, and then tap the Labeled option.
Step 2:
On the right side of your home location, you can tap the 3-dots icon to arise more options. From them, you need to select Edit home to update your home address.
Edit Home in Google Maps on iPhone Android

How to change iPhone location and set a virtual one

If you want to easily change your iPhone location for playing games, using applications, or stopping others from tracking you, you can rely on the easy-to-use AnyCoord.

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  • Change iPhone GPS location to another address you need.
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You can free download and launch this iPhone location changer on your computer. Click the Start button and then connect your iPhone to it.

Click Start Button

You can use its Modify Location feature to change your location to the specified one according to your need.

Choose Modify Location

Your location will be shown as a blue dot on the map. You can freely drag the map, zoom in, or zoom out to check other places.

Map Interface

When you need to change your iPhone location, you are allowed to enter the destination address or select it on the map. Click here to learn how to turn off location on iPhone.

Click Confirm Modify

Part 3: FAQs of How to Set Home in Google Maps

How to delete my home address in Google Maps on an Android phone?

You can open the Google Maps app on your Android phone, tap the Saved button on the bottom screen, and then go to Labeled under Your lists. You can tap on the 3-dots More icon to arise more options. Tap on Remove home to delete your saved home address with ease.

How to fix a wrong address in Google Maps?

Open the Google Maps app and search for the wrong address. When Google Maps locates that place, you can tap on Suggest an edit, and then use the Change name or other details feature to fix it.

How to change my home address in Apple Maps?

Open the Apple Maps app on your iPhone, and tap on the Home button under Favorites. Tap Open My Contact Card, and then scroll down to check your home address. You can edit it there. After your change the home address in Apple Maps, you can tap Done to save your changes. Then you can share your changed location on iPhone.

Conclusion

After reading this post, you can learn how to set your home address in Google Maps and change it on different devices. For more questions about Google Maps, you can leave us a message.

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