Build Your Own Personalized Map Using Google Maps 'My Maps' Features

Google Maps has a feature known as "My Maps," which enables you to quickly and easily build a personalized map highlighting the locations you care about -- all on one map! Simply share the map link with your family or friends to let them see it too.Here's how to create your own My Map:Sign in […]

Google Maps has a feature known as "My Maps," which enables you to quickly and easily build a personalized map highlighting the locations you care about -- all on one map! Simply share the map link with your family or friends to let them see it too.

Here's how to create your own My Map:

Sign in to your Google account and go to maps.google.com. Click on the link in the upper-left corner labeled "My Maps." By clicking "Create new map" link, you can pick a title and get to building your housing map.

To start finding locations of interest and placing them on your new My Map, search for those places in Google Maps. After finding the location you're interested in, simply click on the red pin on the map, followed by "Save to..." link. From here you can easily select the new My Map you created.

Google maps: My Maps Creation

After adding a number of specific locations to your map, you can also customize and edit the map to fit your style preferences. To access your map thus far, click "My Maps" link in top left, and select the map to edit. Clicking "Edit" button, to make changes to the names of locations or the style of icon. To make a change to a specific place, just click on that location. On the map, an editable box appears where you can easily make changes, such adding as some notes about the place.

Google maps: My Maps Editiing Phase

The end product is a unique map showcasing why your sublet is the right option to pick. Here's an example:

google maps: my maps final phase

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