How To Add Location On Google Maps

in this article, we will talk about how to add location on google maps. Google maps provide us with the best details over geographical regions of Earth. It is a web-based service app that gives us information about the road maps and satellite views of places and for some places, there are pictures that help people to see those places and provides them with more information about that place and also gives you 360 degrees panoramic view of that place.

Whenever we talk about google maps it is the app that is efficiently used to find any place on Earth because it consists of nearly all the places from islands to deserts it gives you the location of every place and also provides you directions to reach that place. Moreover, it guides your present location as well. A person who finds it difficult to reach someplace will just search that place on google maps and then maps will guide them towards that place and provide them with the best and easiest way to reach that place.

Suppose if a person finds it difficult to find some specific place on google maps because it is not available there or the place is new so it is not yet shown on google maps. You don’t have to worry about this scene because google maps also give you an option to add some specific location that you think is not available on google maps. Ways to add specific locations on google maps in given below for phones and for laptops/desktops.

FOR PHONES:

  1. Tap google maps available on  your phone having app icon which consist of a multi coloured inverted drop which is used for the specific location pin with a white background in this way your google maps will open. For the person who opened it for the very first time it will ask you to connect it with your google account .In this way you have to provide this app with your email address and password.Then you will get yourself logged into the google maps.

2. Then by tapping the “contribute” option on the bottom of the screen in the 4th place you will get multiple options to edit a map, to add a place, to write a review, or to add photos.

3. By tapping add place option you will have a new screen in which you have to provide some information about the place you’re going to add.

4. Firstly it will ask you the “name of the place” you want to add on google maps but make sure to give it the same spellings of the place you want to have on google maps.

5. Then you have to provide it with the “category” which means that you have to guide them whether it’s a school, restaurant, hospital, or some other place. You can also search for more categories by typing into the text box.    

6. Then you have to add the “location” of the place over the map or provide them with the proper address. Make sure to give them the name of the city and state. The more information you give the more accurately the map will understand the location’s place over the map.

7. Next it will ask for some more information which is not required for this action but it’s over you whether you want to give more information or not. This information includes:

  • Adding “hours” which means the working hours of the place . Its opening time and closing time which can be useful for the person who want to reach that place .If this place have different working hours at different days then you can mention more hours schedule for those days by tapping add hours link.
  • Adding “phone number” of the place you want to add on maps.
  • Add url of a “website” (if it has any) .
  • Adding its “opening date” (if you know) otherwise you can simply say NO.
  • Add some photos related to that place.

8. Now tap the paper plane-shaped icon on the top left corner to complete it which acts as a SEND button that sends your request to GOOGLE.

You will soon get an email that whether your submission is accepted or not, you just have to wait for 2 weeks .

FOR LAPTOPS/DESKTOPS~ Add location on Google Maps

  1. Firstly open the google maps by visiting the website  https://www.google.com/maps.If you are not sign in to your google account on maps it will say you to log in to start maps.

2. Now you have to click the three horizontal lines on the top left corner which provides you with many options.

3. The option named “edit the map” will allow you to add a new location over the map .

4. This option gives you furthermore option that what thing you want to edit over a map which includes adding a missing address or a missing place or a missing road or correcting some false information over a map or providing your feedback.

5. By clicking the option of “missing place” it will ask you to give them the information about the place or the location you want to add on a google map.    

6. Firstly it will ask you the “name of the place” you want to add on google maps but make sure to give it the same spellings of the place you want to have on google maps.

7. Then you have to provide it with the “category” which means that you have to guide them whether it’s a school, restaurant, hospital, or some other place. You can also search for more categories by typing into the text box.    

8. Then you have to add the “location” of the place over the map or provide them with the proper address. Make sure to give them the name of the city and state. The more information you give the more accurately the map will understand the location’s place over the map.

9. Next it will ask for some more information which is not required for this action but it’s over you whether you want to give more information or not. This information includes:

  • Adding “hours” which means the working hours of the place . Its opening time and closing time which can be useful for the person who want to reach at that place .If this place have different working hours at different days you can mention more hours schedule for those days by tapping add hours link.
  • Adding “phone number” of the place you want to add.
  • Try to Add “website” (if it has any) .
  • Add its “opening date” if you know otherwise you can simply say NO.
  • Add some photos related to that place.

Now by clicking the send button given at the right corner at the bottom your request for adding a new location will be sent to the GOOGLE and they will confirm that whether your request is confirmed or not by sending you a mail-in in 2 weeks.

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