WARNING: For important information about navigating safely and avoiding distraction while driving, see Important safety information.

Maps showing a location (indicated by a red pin). Above the pin is a banner, with Quick driving directions on the left, the name of the location and Yelp star rating and number of reviews, and the More Info button on the right. At the top are the Get directions button on the left, the search field in the center, and the bookmark button on the right. Along the bottom are tracking, 3D view, directions, share, and settings buttons.

Important: Maps, directions, Flyover, and location-based apps depend on data services. These data services are subject to change and may not be available in all areas, resulting in maps, directions, Flyover, or location-based information that may be unavailable, inaccurate, or incomplete. Some Maps features require Location Services. See Privacy.

Move around Maps by dragging the screen. To face a different direction, rotate with two fingers. To return to north, tap the compass the compass icon in the upper-right.

  • Zoom in or out. Double-tap with one finger to zoom in and tap with two fingers to zoom out—or just pinch and stretch. The scale appears in the upper-left while zooming. To change how distance is shown (miles or kilometers), go to Settings > Maps.

You can search for a location in lots of different ways:

  • Intersection (“8th and market”)

  • Area (“greenwich village”)

  • Landmark (“guggenheim”)

  • Zip code

  • Business (“movies,” “restaurants san francisco ca,” “apple inc new york”)

Or if Maps guesses where you’re headed while you’re entering a search, tap that location in the list below the search field.

  • Find the location of a contact, or of a bookmarked or recent search. Tap the bookmark button.

  • Choose your view. Tap the Settings button, then choose Standard, Hybrid, or Satellite.

  • Manually mark a location. Touch and hold the map until the dropped pin appears.