These days, the majority of individuals rely mostly on Google Maps for all of their navigational needs. Navigation is now much simpler than it has ever been thanks to Google Maps. In order to improve user accessibility, the application has also been continually updated with new features. Many users are interested in finding out how to add a location to Google Maps. 


Whether you’re using the desktop version or the mobile app on an iPhone or an Android device, here’s how to add a location. 


Procedure to add a location in google map

You are able to add missing places and companies using Google Maps. 


On Desktop 


  1. Visit first. 
  1. Use the search box in the top-left corner of the screen to look up the address. 
  1. To add a missing place, select Add in the sidebar that opens. 
  1. In the pop-up window, enter the location’s name, address, and category (these are necessary), along with any additional details you want to provide. There are more than a dozen categories available. 

These include: 

  • Food & drink 
  • Shopping 
  • Services 
  • Hotels & lodging 
  • Outdoors & recreation 
  • Religion 
  • Office & industrial 
  • Residential 
  • Education 


  1. Click Submit 


On Android 


Here is the procedure how can you add location on your android: 


  1. Start the Google Maps application. 
  1. Lookup the address. 
  1. Tap “Add a missing place” 
  1. Include the relevant details, such as the category, address, and name of the location. 
  1. Select the Submit button. 
  1. Hit “Submit” 


On iPhone 


Here are the procedures you must follow if you have an iPhone in order to add a place to Google Maps: 


  1. Start the Google Maps application. 
  1. Use the search box to find the location or long-press a point to drop a pin.  
  1. To access the info bar, tap it when it displays at the bottom of the screen. 
  1. At the information page’s bottom, click Add a missing place.  
  1. Include any additional information you want to include, along with the location’s name, address, and category.  
  1. At the bottom of the screen, in the right corner, tap the Submit button. 
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