Open Google Maps. This app icon is located either on your homepage or the app drawer. It looks like a multicolored map pin.
Open Google Maps. It has an icon with a map background and a red pin on it and the letter "G" on it. Tap the icon on your smartphone or tablet. To get the Google Maps app for your smartphone, you can download it for free from the App Store on iPhone and iPad, or the Google Play Store on Android devices.
Tap +. It's in the bottom-right corner of the screen. A pop-up menu will appear. You can also tap ☰ in the top-left corner and then tap + Create new map in the pop-out menu. Enter a name for your map. Type a name for your map into the "Title" field, then tap OK. Doing so creates your map.
Open Google Maps. Tap the Google Maps icon on your home screen or apps menu to open Google Maps. 2 Get directions to a location. Use the search bar at the top to search for an address or the name of a place. Then tap Directions to get directions to the name of a place.