How to Unleash the Full Potential of Google Maps Saved Places Lists

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If You Use Google Maps, You Should Be Using Saved Places Lists

Even if you’ve never heard of Google Maps saved places before, you can probably guess what it is.

It’s a way to save and manage lists of locations on Google Maps, view them right on the app, and share them with others.

Simple.

Too simple?

Maybe, because barely anyone uses saved places to its full potential. But they should. Anyone who uses Google Maps should use saved places. Heavily.

This guide will get you started.

Why Use Google Maps Saved Places

There’s Too Much to Remember

Not even the guy who memorized pi to the 70-thousandth decimal place can keep track of all the places to see, restaurants to eat at, addresses to go to, and the perfect selfie spot recommendations we’re bombarded with daily.

But our phones can with just a couple of clicks.

You Probably Use Google Maps Already

Unless you’re one of those people who’s paranoid Google’s spying on you, you’re probably using Google Maps as your go-to navigation app already.

And you should be. It’s the most comprehensive and accurate map app out there (…unless you’re hiking. In that case, use Maps.Me).

So the Saved Places functionality makes what you’re already using even more useful.

You Can Access Saved Places on Any Device

Changes you make on saved places automatically and instantaneously synchronize across any phone, tablet, or computer that’s logged intolis your Google account.

It Even Works Offline

Saved places are visible on Google Maps even when you’re offline or in airplane mode. Offline info includes the opening hours, phone number, exact address, and average review score.

Just make sure to save your Google Map for offline use.

And make sure to charge your phone or bring a charger or battery back, before heading out.

Driver looking at a map with tourists
We’ve replaced physical tourist maps like these with Google Maps’ saved places.

It Replaces Tourist Maps

In the good old days (i.e. only a few years ago), my first stop anywhere I traveled was the tourist information office.

There, I’d talk to an employee who’d circle, star, and scrawl all sorts of recommendations on a free paper map. I’d then circle more spots I’d read about in guidebooks and whatnot.

These were my trip treasure maps.

But I don’t use them anymore. Google Maps’ saved places has replaced them as a more durable, detailed, and accurate digital alternative.

Kim and Chris cheersing at a wine farm in Plettenberg Bay.
Kim: “Yet another great date, Chris! How do you come up with these things?”

It Makes Deciding Where to Go Easier

When it’s time to plan my monthly “date night” with Kim, I simply pull up my “Want to Go” saved places lists.

Those lists are where I save all potential date night spots—restaurants, bars, activities—that people recommend to me or that I read about.

I pick a couple that are close to each other and just like that date night’s planned.

Cover image of Taipei 24 hour layover post. Kim eating on street.
Kim digging into food number 13 out of 24 that we ate in Taipei thanks to expert saved places strategy.

It’s Great for Planning Travel Itineraries

When Kim and I had a 24-hour layover in Taipei, we collected restaurant, food, and attraction tips from everywhere and dumped them all onto our saved places list.

This is what we ended up with:

Saved places scattered the pieces to our Taipei puzzle onto a map then we made a masterful itinerary to get to as many of them as possible in our 24-hour layover there.

Like pieces of a puzzle, we put together a route that would allow us to get to as many of them as possible in one day.

The result?

We went to A LOT of places in Taipei, eating 24 different foods in 24 hours.

How to Get Started With Saved Places

Baby beginner using Google Maps saved places.
If our nephew can use saved places, so can you.

Follow these screenshots and their captions to learn the basics of how to create a Google Maps saved places list, save locations to those lists, and share them with friends.

If something’s unclear, check Google’s official instructions or ask me in the comments.

How to Create a List

Screenshot of how to create a list on Google Maps
1. Tap “☰”
How to create a list on Google Maps screenshot
5. Add list name.
6. List description (optional).
7. Save.
Screenshot of how to create a list on Google Maps and picking "Your Places"
2. “Your Places”
New list created on Google Maps
Your list is made. Tap “…” to edit it.
Screenshot of how to create a list on Google Maps.
3. “Saved” tab.
4. “+”

How to Save a Location to a List

How to save a location in Google Maps Step 1
1. Find the place to save.
2. Tap “Save.”
How to save a location on Google Maps
5. Success! It’s on the list.
How to save a location using Google Maps Step 3
3. Pick the list you want to save the location to.
Seeing your newly saved location on your Google Maps
And you’ll see the icon on the map.
Screenshot of how to save a location using Google Maps step 4
4. Add a note to remember why you added the location.

What if the Location’s Not on Google Maps?

Tap and hold to drop a pin anywhere. You can then add a label (if you wish), add it to a saved places list, and add a note to remind you of why you saved it.

Quick Video Walkthrough:

How to Share a List of Saved Places

Sharing a list using Google Maps step 1
1. Tap “☰”
Sharing a list using Google Maps screenshot
4. “Sharing options”
Sharing a list using Google Maps and clicking on "Your Places"
2. “Your Places”
Screenshot of sharing a list using Google Maps
5. Copy the sharing link
Sharing a list using Google Maps
3. Tap “…” to share.
Screenshot of sharing your copied link of a list to share with your best friend using Google Maps.
6. Share the link with anyone

How to Get the Most out of Saved Places

Charcuterie Sandwich Nazi
I only went to my now favorite middle-of-nowhere sandwich restaurant ever, La Charcuterie, because a few years prior I’d saved it on Google Maps, just in case.

Save Places Indiscriminately

When in doubt, save it.

Whether it be a recommendation from a friend, an interesting location on an Instagram post, a spot you pass by while walking around, or whatever, any time you see, hear, read, (or smell, taste, or feel) a place worth remembering or returning to, save it to a list.

Adding a place to a list doesn’t mean you have to visit or you ever will. It’s a reminder to your future self to keep it in mind.

Because you never know.

Kim in front of a fancy door of an apartment in Valencia
“What was the apartment code again?” If we’d saved it as a note on saved places, we wouldn’t have to ask our friends every time we visited them.

Always Add a Note

When you add an item to a list, add a note to remind your future self:

  • Why did you add the item to the list?
  • Who did you get the recommendation from?
  • Is there any feature (like a dish at a restaurant) of that location to remember?

Without a note, your future self will have a map full of locations and no idea why your past self added them.

(Refer to Step 4 of How to Save a Location to a List above for how to add a note.)

Make Lots of Lists

Making lots of lists is the key to avoid getting lost in a constellation of saved places on your Google Maps.

Here in Valencia, where Kim and I are living for three months, I’ve created separate lists for dinner restaurants, lunch restaurants, tapa bars, attractions, shared bike parking spots, and outdoor workout areas.

And I made two lists for each category: one list for want to go, e.g. “VLC tapa bars want to go” and one list for where I’ve been, e.g. “VLC tapa bars been,” so I can keep track.

Having lots of lists like this also makes it easier to share with others.

Use a Good Naming Convention

Picking a convention for naming your lists and sticking to it makes it easier to keep track of your ever-expanding list of lists.

For example, I name all my lists the following way:

[city short name] + [category] + [want to go / been]

For example, “Valencia restaurants want to go” or “Vancouver hikes been.”

Saved Places Google Maps screenshot of too many lists at once.
When all my lists are visible, I can’t distinguish restaurants from attractions from bars.

Saved Places Google Maps screenshot with just one list at a time.
Showing just the restaurant list and hiding the other lists makes it easy.

Hide Lists When Not Using Them

Google annoyingly forces us to use the same turquoise symbol for all lists.

Because of this, the best way to easily find locations from a specific list you’re interested in (Valencia lunch restaurants, for example) is to have your Google Maps only show the spots from the list you’re interested in. You need to hide all other lists to do so.

To toggle a list’s visibility on Google Maps, click the “…” beside any of your lists and select “Show on your map” or “Hide on your map.”

The three default lists for Google Saved Places
Google Maps’ default lists look pretty enticing, but be careful with how you use them.

Be Careful With How You Use the Default Lists

Use Google Maps’ three default lists—Favorites, Want to go, and Starred places—carefully.

The advantage of these lists is their symbols are visually distinguishable from the turquoise circles of every other list.

The disadvantages are they can get quickly out of hand when you use them too much. You can’t share Starred places, either (but you can the other two).

I only use Starred places for temporary reminders (like a place I’m meeting a friend later in the week), Favorites for the best places that I want to remember to recommend on this blog, and Want to go for… nothing anymore because I prefer to Want to go lists for each category.

Issues With Saved Places

Saved places lists are a game-changer compared to paper maps we all relied on not too long ago. But that doesn’t stop us from complaining about it. It’s like a Google engineer complaining that the pistachios aren’t shelled at the free gourmet lunch spreads at their office.

Here are some functionality issues we’ve come across and that fellow readers have pointed out in the comments. Pistachio-loving Google engineers take note:

✗ It Sucks on Desktop

The desktop functionality of Google Saved Places is glitchy and doesn’t sync well with your phone. I recommend you stick to using it on mobile.

✗ Missing From Route Planning

When planning a route using Google Maps’ directions functionality, you can’t access your list of saved places to choose from there. You have to remember or note down separately the saved places you want to add to your route.

✗ Sharing Bugs

Quite a few readers report that when they share saved lists with friends their friends don’t see all the locations. I suspect this is related to issues syncing between desktop and mobile. By using Saved never come across the issue.

✗ Can’t Customize Icons

Icons for all custom saved places lists are blue, so you can’t distinguish between them on your Google Maps. Our maps would be much clearer if we could, for example, make the green icon for restaurants, a red restaurant for activities, and a purple icon for bars.

✗ Can’t Easily Toggle From “Want to Go” and “Visited”

We’d like to be able to classify saved places on our lists as “Want to Go” and “Visited” then filter accordingly. For now, we have to maintain separate lists and move locations from one to the other. Annoyingly, Google Maps deletes notes associated with any location you remove from a list, so we have to copy-paste it into the new one to keep it.

✗ No Sorting Or Filtering

It’d be helpful to be able to sort lists alphabetically or by date, for example.

Frequently Asked Questions About Google Saved Places

Can I collaborate with a friend on a list?

November 2019 Update: Yes!

After step 6 of How to Create a List, select “Group” below the name and description of the list. You can then invite others to join this group and contribute.

Note a significant downside of groups: You cannot add comments below each saved place.

Can I export/import lists of saved places?

Also, no.

If you need to collaborate on maps, try Google My Maps, which I explain in more detail in our Google Maps Tips post.

As I mention in that post, I don’t generally recommend Google My Maps because they aren’t editable on mobile and aren’t viewable offline aside from with some workarounds.

Another question about Google Maps Saved Places?

Ask me in the comments. I can’t guarantee to have the solution you’re hoping for, but I’ll do my best.

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67 thoughts on “How to Unleash the Full Potential of Google Maps Saved Places Lists”

  1. Thanks for this great post! I have just recently learned about the amazing functionality of Saved Places and I use it all the time now in my travels. It is definitely the best way to keep track of everything I read and hear about when visiting a new place. I think I will now need to adopt your strategy of making multiple lists and using a naming convention so I can keep things a little more organized. Thanks for the tips!

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    • Thanks to you Amy. From the looks of your blog, you’re going to have a lot of time to play around with and master Saved Places, so if you come up with some tricks or tips we didn’t mention please let us know! Happy travels.

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  2. Using all of this already, but cannot find how to plan like a walk/tour connecting the places you saved.
    Would be nice navigating like this, following the walk created based on your spots. Right?

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    • Hey Andy. I imagine you already know you can have up to 10 destinations in a route on Google Maps, right? So you mean somehow Google would automatically optimize the fastest route between all the places you want to visit? Yeah that’d be handy from time to time.

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  3. I recently added 71 locations to my places but I can only view 30 on the list. I believe they All show up on the map, but why am I being restricted?

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      • Hey Heather and Darren. I’m sorry to hear about your issues. Do you have the same problem on both mobile and desktop? My experience is that Google Maps can be glitchy synching between the two.

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      • Hello Guys, I have the same problem. I have a list with 300 places that I’ve shared with a friend and she could only see 10…. Did you solve it ? Thanks

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        • Hey Christian. I haven’t been able to reproduce the problem. If you don’t mine, maybe share it with me so I can see what’s going on and do whatever I can (likely very little) to help troubleshoot? Share it to theunconventionalroute @ gmail.com.

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  4. Great article but how do you FIND lists that other people have created (and have chosen to share it publicly)? Is there a way to search for them in Google Maps or is there a function somewhere within Maps where you can browse through lists?

    Travis

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    • As far as I know, there’s no way, but that’d be an interesting functionality. A new type of social media. I wouldn’t be surprised if Google Trips somehow incorporates the maps eventually. Sorry for not having an answer for you Travis, but thanks for sharing the idea.

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  5. I’m looking for a way to add a stop to my route and choose the location from my saved places. Currently when you choose to add stop you have to run a general search and there is no way to look at saved places from there. Do you know a way to do this or is it actually possible that no one at Google has thought about needing this option?
    Thanks!

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    • Unfortunately not, Steve. As far as I know, at least. I agree that’d be a useful function. But until Google finds ways to make more money off of us using Google Maps I doubt they’ll make this and other improvements.

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  6. Could have been a really great stuff if the guys at google made a few lines of additional code instead of counting money all day… :/

    Eg. fixing the bug with sharing. Adding possibility to customize the icon. Adding the switch to a more accessible place. And million other stuff.

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    • Hey Tamas, if I had so much money to count I’d probably do the same, haha. I’m with you, though. I bet eventually they’ll find a way to monetize Google Maps more and will start making improvements to suck us in, for better and for worse.

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  7. okay this is all great but I cannot figure out how to get directions using my saved places, I can’t pick them form the map or really use them in anyway.
    They are just there looking at me but I can’t select them for any directions.

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    • Hey Ray, That’s not normal. You should be able to tap any of the blue icons on your map to pull up all the info on that saved place and get directions to it. I haven’t had that problem before, so I’m sorry that I can’t help you there other than suggest you restart your Google Maps or phone.

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  8. Saved Places have made my daily life and travel so much better for all the reasons you lay out. Thanks for additional tips!

    However, I used to be able to mark places in the default “Want to go” list as “visited.” But I can’t figure out how I did that in the past and if that is still available. Do you know? Thanks again!

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    • Hey Becca, Nice to hear from a fellow Saved Places-er. As a workaround, I use two separate lists for this: Cape Town restaurants WTG and Cape Town restaurants visited, for example. I’m hoping Google will add this functionality at some point. They’re making lots of improvements these days, so there’s hope. Meanwhile, please let me know if you find a better method.

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    • For places to show up as Visited you need to have your Location History turned on – provided your phone can get a fix off wifi or triangulate you from a cell tower it will know your location or if you have a newer phone where the GPS doesn’t eat away at your battery then turn it on and for sure it will know you have visited a place

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    • Yeah, you’re right. Thanks for pointing that out, Erin. Weird that you can’t share Starred places but you can Favorites and Want to Go. I updated the post to mention this.

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  9. it still isnt’t possible to sort a list alphabetically or by date, which is so so so so ridicolous. with more than 200 places in my want to go list this is a dealbreaker, it just ruins all the “fun”. the most basic feature is not there, it’s the worst serviced app by google imo. and you could not export the list like bookmarks and import them in a different account. it is NOT such a great application to be honest.

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    • Totally, Phil. There’s so much room for improvement, especially simple things like you mention, that it’s frustrating Google doesn’t step up and do it. On the other hand, the existing functionality (especially when you understand the limitations) is helpful—definitely more helpful than not having any saved location functionality at all.

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    • What you have to ask yourself is…did I have to pay for this? Answer no you didn’t and that’s why you don’t get all the functionality you want, Google have come up with some pretty amazing products for us over the years and if you think about it when you sign up for a free GMail account you also get Maps, Translate, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drive (including 15Gb storage) and everything else. I’d say that’s pretty amazing for a freebie – the only down side is of course we don’t get exactly what we want. I’ve used My Maps and Saved Places for years now and I totally agree about custom icons, that’s really my only bugbear (that and the layer limits in My Maps).

      Why do you want to sort by date – which date? The date you saved it to the list? Because that’s the only date you could get – if however you want the date you visited, then as long as your GPS is on and you have said yes to Location History – it will show up in Timeline (it will even bring up reminders of where you were on a certain day five years earlier!). You can get your saved lists out of Google using Google takeout but it comes as a .json file which you then need to convert to get it into a .csv file and then you can open it in Google Sheets or whatever – this gives you the date and time you saved it, any label you created or a name and a web link directly to the place.

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  10. Do you know if there’s a way to have a list of Saved Places show on the same map as directions. IE I have every winery in NJ plotted in a Saved Places List. When I plug in a destination and get directions, I’d like to see all those wineries to find if any are near my route. To date, I’ve just put 2 maps (directions from NYC to DC and Wineries in NJ List) side by side and did a visual comparison, but it would be great if they were actually on the same map.

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  11. How does one add a saved place to an already existing route in google maps? Once the route is created, the list of saves places is no longer available.

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    • Your Starred places should still be visible-best way is to open up the app > go to your saved places and then back to map view >give it a little time to draw the lists and then you can zoom in and click directly on the symbol for a place and then the menu will come up which will allow you to get directions – then all you need to do is use the double arrow icon to make this the destination and then you’re good to go. If you want to use a saved place as the start point > click in the box > Choose on map and then you will have to zoom right in to put the pin on the right place and you’re good to go.

      I find the easiest way to do it is plan it on the web version and then send the directions to my phone – far easier to click on a saved place with a mouse than fiddling with your phone

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  12. So… I’m feeling a bit frustrated with some pretty serious lack of functionality both with My Maps and Saved Places. I recently learned/taught myself how to make My Maps for an upcoming trip to Iceland. I meticulously made layers for each place to go, gave them custom labels, and added notes. I made a custom map for the whole trip, and then started making ones for each day, complete with a directions layer – only to find out that when I load the custom map on my phone, I can’t access that directions layer. What the heck? Why on earth would I not be able to get the directions? So then I looked at your post about Saved Places – I created a list called Iceland Day One and added all the places from the Directions Layer from my custom map… and then there is *STILL* no way to make Google Maps create directions using all the points in the list. Is there ANY way via google maps to make a list of places and then create directions using that list? Or do I have to go into google maps each day and “add stop” for each attraction, which kind of makes me feel like making custom maps and saved locations is a waste of time? Thanks!

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    • I’m sorry to hear about your frustrations, Abigail. As you’ve found out the hard way, Google Maps is useless for saving complex directions. For pre-planned itineraries, I’d suggest making them off Google Maps entirely then looking up the directions between each one at a time as you visit them. Saved Places doesn’t help you much for this, as you point out. Where it comes in handy is the step beforehand to visualize and decide on what places to see and in what order. Plus, if someone tells you of a new place when you’re on the road, you can add it and see how close it might be to other places you’ve already planned to visit. Happy travels!

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    • I’ve had the exact same experience planning my trip to Iceland! Try the maps.me app! You can plot your destinations by color and include notes. Plus it has offline capabilities.

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  13. Chris… something has changed in google maps so that when you have made your saved lists, then highlight a new location and hit “save” the only options that come up are starred, favorites, or want to go. It no longer will display my saved lists. (as you have in your screenshot How to Save a Location to a List step 3.) It always used to look like that and I used it for a number of trips, now the saved lists are no longer coming up when I hit the save button, even though I can find them from the main google screen. I have posted to the user forum and have some upticks of others now experiencing the same problem. Ideas?

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  14. Hi Chris,
    I just had the same problem as Dave. Happened yesterday. Was fine the day before. Tried switching between accounts, but no luck. Still fine on devices, just not the computer.

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  15. In your screenshots I only see your icons and not the default google map icons (for museums, points of interest, etc). How do you turn those off? It’s hard to find the places I’ve saved on the map because I’m also seeing blue markers for other places.

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    • Hi Lisa. As far as I know, there’s no way to turn off those other markers. They’re not visible on our screenshots because we’re zoomed out enough so they don’t appear.

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  16. I don’t see “Saved” section under “Your Places”.
    I see Lists, Labeled, Reservations, Following, and Maps.

    What is the difference between Lists and Maps? I am curious to see what Google intended for this functionality – seems redundant to me.
    I can’t even update / add places on Maps using the apps. I have to do this on Google map website.
    It’s as if two different groups of Google project teams are working to add similar functions.

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    • Yeah, it looks like Google Maps has changed the menu names. We’ll have to update our screenshots. “Saved” is now “Lists.” Thanks for pointing that out.
      The Maps menu is for Google My Maps and the Lists is for saved places. Our Google Maps tricks post has our take on the difference between the two and why we stick to Saved Places mostly.

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  17. Hello. I’ve made a list of cities in Italy for a possible trip. Now I can’t see the name of the city on a map unless I tap on it, just the blue pin. Is there a way for the city name to display for saved cities on a map?

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  18. Hi, any updates on how to make the missing starred places reappear? I have thousands of places saved, now tediously went through and re-saved a lot of saved stars into separate lists, but the missing places have not reappeared , I am well below the 500 number Limit now. Most of my Iceland saved areas are still missing.. really frustrating!! Please help

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    • Hi Julie, Your starred places have disappeared? On both your phone and computer? I haven’t heard of that issue, so don’t have any ideas how to help. I’m sorry to hear about it.

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      • I have the same issue with disappearing Starred Places as Julie has. It seems indeed the SP –unlike the Favorite Places and the WantToGo Places– is limited to 500 locations. It may not happen immediately, but once you go over that limit, after some time GMaps will start to delete your oldest SP’s first, until you end up with exactly 500 SPs again, i.e. the SP’s exist on an ongoing roll-over basis of 500 items. Yet another ridiculous featurebug Google doesn’t seem willing to fix.

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  19. I have saved lists and places. All of them have notes. I know some users search their places with the note, but it doesn’t works for me. I have to either look on my lists or choose on map. I use Android.

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  20. When I open a list of saved places, the map immediately zooms in on 0.0N 0.0E, ie where the prime meridian crosses the Equator. Does this always happen? Is it something I have done? Can it be forced just focus on the area of the saved locations?

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      • Hi Frank. Does this happen with all your lists or just one? On desktop only, or on mobile, too? I haven’t had that experience. For me, it zooms to fit all the places I’ve saved onto the screen. I suppose if your list has places all over the world, it might make sense to focus on 0N 0E, but I imagine that’s not the case for you.

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  21. Do you have tips on maps with assistant/voice for us drivers please? E.g.. zoom in/out 1 step rather than all the way and can you get maps to take you to labelled/saved places by voice?

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    • Good question, PaulB. I rarely drive and when I do have Kim as my navigator, so I don’t have experience with this. Google Maps’ instructions and overview of voice commands using Google Assistant are here. It doesn’t look like you can pick a saved place to navigate by voice. You can say commands like “Recenter” and “What’s my next turn?” or “Next step.”

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  22. I love saved places “Want to go” but I have a problem with deleting items. I delete them but they all reappear. I don’t know how to sync between my android phone and my IPad. I tried deleting the app on my iPad, edited the list on my android phone, then reinstalled google maps on my iPad, but all the items reappeared again on both devices. Tried editing map history but that didn’t help.

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    • Hey Annabel. Sorry to hear you’re having those issues. Are you experiencing this with “Want to go” labels specifically, or all of your saved places list? If it’s only “Want to go,” you could try using other lists.

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  23. On mine I have two issues; one, when I search for a labeled place it won’t appear unless I search for it on my lists or on the map itself. Two, I can only save 300 per list and it deletes saved places, not oldest, but at a random.

    There’s more to mention but I believe those are most important. The timeline is never precise and doesn’t save the places I’ve been to. The voice indicator it’s really annoying, can’t pronounce exits correctly & its even worse in Spanish. The speed indicator should be less sensitive. Rate and review notifications are of the same places and the know this place survey is really annoying too. There should be more personalization options for the user. Traffic lines should be a little bit wider. Daily commute route to work and home don’t always choose the right path and leads somewhere else.

    I’m a daily maps user and if you’ve taken the time to read this and can make an effort to try and fix some of it I’d be very thankful.

    I’d love for you to add to maps a set your own route to places, literally choose the road you want to use, not just the “quickest suggested route”, I want to be able to change it, make short cuts and add them for future use.

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  24. I made a collection of saved places on my computer, others on my phone. How do I get them to merge? I thought they would do it automatically, but they haven’t. Signed into same google account both places

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    • Hi Claire. Sorry to hear your saved places aren’t syncing. I don’t know the answer, so I quickly looked around and this Google Maps help thread has the best (i.e. least useless) answer I could find. Or maybe you could try uninstalling and reinstalling on your phone. That’s all I can think of and find for now. All the best with sorting it out. If you do, please share so we can pass it on to others with similar problems.

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  25. Greetings,
    I need help with Google maps. After I drive all day, I want to find a list of my places. I can see the map and sometimes there are brown square boxes where I have stopped. Sometimes however I stop in route and there is no brown box. By accident one day I hit something and a list of the places I had been on that day appeared. But I don’t know how I did it. Please tell me.

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  26. I apologise if this has already been mentioned, but there so many responses and I’m busy. Do you know why some of my contacts show up in “labeled” and others don’t, even when I’ve saved addresses across all accounts? It’s easy enough to ask g assistant to navigate to contact name, but I rely heavily on lists as you’ve mentioned, and it’s helpful to see certain addresses in relation to venues.

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    • Hi Samantha. Labels and lists are two different things. Only labels are searchable, as far as I know. If that doesn’t help, I apologize for not understanding your hasty comment!

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