If you use the ‘saved places’ option on Google Maps, you will be pleased to know about the feature that Google has just added to the app. Earlier, when you saved a place on the map, it used to get a star icon next to it. Now, you can assign any emoji to the place. This will make it easier to sort your favourite places on the map. Got a list of your favourite burger joints? Now you can set a burger icon for them on the map. The possibilities are endless. In this article, we show you how to label your saved places on Google Maps with an emoji.
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Label saved places on Google Maps with emojis
Step 1: Launch the Google Maps app on your phone.
Step 2: Switch to the Saved tab.
Step 3: Select the list you want to customise.
Step 4: Hit Edit.
Step 5: Tap on Choose icon.
Step 6: Select an emoji from the list.
Step 7: Hit Save.
Step 8: Now, hit the ellipses next to the list and select Show on your map.
The emoji will now appear next to the name of the list and the saved places will be labelled by their assigned emoji on the map.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What is a list on Google Maps?
A Google Maps list allows you to curate your favourite places and save them in one place. You can create your own list around a particular theme like your favourite pizza places, nearby gas stations, or the gyms you like to visit in your city.
How do I create a list on Google Maps?
To create a list on Google Maps, simply switch to the Saved tab and tap the ‘New list’ option. Once you have added a title and description, you can add places to the list.
How do I label my saved places with an emoji on Google Maps?
Go to the list you want to customise, hit the edit option and tap on Choose icon. Select an emoji from the list and hit Save.
This is how you can label your saved places on Google Maps with an emoji. This customisation will make places easier to recognise on the map. If you can’t find this option on your Google Maps app yet, update it from the Google Play Store. Since Google is rolling out this feature in phases, it may take some time to reach your device.
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