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How to add an address to a Google contact in Maps: A step-by-step guide

Google Maps enables users to add the address of their contacts to Google Maps. This in turn can help users avoid the hassle of adding a location to Google Maps while navigating, especially if they travel to meet the contact frequently.

Highlights

  • Google Maps enables users to add the address of their contacts to Google Maps.
  • This can help users avoid the hassle of adding a location to Google Maps while navigating in case of frequent travels.
  • This feature is available only for Android users.
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Google Maps is an incredibly useful navigation app that not only helps users navigate on unknown routes and through traffic on their everyday routes but it also tells them what routes they should pick based on their mode of commute and time of travel. In addition to this, it also helps commuters to plan their daily travel based on the availability of public transport. Apart from all of this, it also enables users to add the address of their contacts to Google Maps. This in turn can help users avoid the hassle of adding a location to Google Maps while navigating, especially if they travel to meet the contact frequently. Also Read - WhatsApp now lets you search for businesses and shop from them: How to use it

So, here is an easy guide that will help you add address to a contact in Google Maps. Also Read - India to soon adopt USB Type-C for charging smartphones, laptops, tablets and more

How to add an address to a Google contact in Google Maps on Android

Step 1: On your Android phone, open the Google Maps app. Also Read - Netflix lets you cut off access to signed in devices remotely: How to use it

Step 2: Search for an address.

Step 3: At the bottom, tap the address.

Step 4: Now, tap Label.

Step 5: Enter the name of someone in your Google Contacts. To create a new contact, tap Create contact.

Step 6: Next, choose an option:
Add home: Add the address as your contact’s home address.
Add work: Add the address as your contact’s work address.
Add other address: Make a new label for your contact’s address, like “Vacation house.”

Step 7: Tap done.

How to find a Google Contact on Android phone

Step 1: On your Android phone, open the Google Maps app.

Step 2: Sign in to your Google Account.

Step 3: Now, search for a contact’s name or address. Matching contacts will appear in the suggestions.

Step 4: To see your contact on Map, choose a name or address.

Step 5: To see your contact’s details, tap the bottom of the screen.

How to hide or delete a Google contact address in Google Maps on Android

Step 1: On your Android phone, open the Google Maps app.

Step 2: Now tap Saved option. Then, under “Your lists” option tap Labeled option.

Step 3: Next to your contact, tap More..

Step 4: To hide a contact from showing up on Google Maps, tap Hide contact in Google Maps. Confirm your selection by tapping Hide again.

Step 5: To remove an address for your contact across Google, tap Remove contact address and then confirm your selection by tapping Remove again.

It is worth noting users cannot add or hide contacts on the map using their iPhone or iPad.

  • Published Date: September 28, 2022 7:45 PM IST
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