Explore Maps Story – Google Maps My Map Explorer feature

Google Maps has been proving itself since very long, Google Map is one of a kind, location search engine.  Google Maps is the location search engine which is laced with the long list of the features . Google maps offers the best ever features to its users. Starting from the navigation they have now reached up to a very big level and advanced features. Now in addition they have allowed their users to make their maps and share them with the other users. My Maps – Maps Explorer are the very useful features offered by  Google Maps to its users.

This Feature can be used on the web platforms . Google Maps My Maps – Maps explorer features are very useful for the people who are travel freak or may be for the people who loves to know about the different locations of the different countries.

Explore Maps Story – Google Map Explorer

The Maps in the explore section of the My Maps features are the ones which are made by the people across the globe and  have shared it.

To explore the Maps across the world all you need to do is to follow the below steps:

  • Open the Google Maps on web  platform and login to it.

My Maps Map Explore

  • Tap on the Hamburger button located at the left of search tab.
  • After tapping on the Hamburger button scroll it down and you will see ‘your Places‘ option.

My Maps Map Explore

  • Tap on ‘your Places’ option .
  • once you open your places you will find four option ,tap on the last one that is ‘Maps’.

  • Tap on the Maps and you will get ‘see your Maps’ option, tap on it.

My Maps Map Explore

  • Once you open the explore option you can see the maps created and shared  over there. Or you can directly open following link if you are already login, you can check the map explorer.


My Maps Map Explore

Explore Google Map more features. This is just one feature of My Maps from Google Maps. Google Maps allows you to create your customized apps. So,there are more features to your ease offered by Google Maps.

Google Map – Options to Save, Label and Share Location

Google maps are now providing us with the Few more additional features in addition to the long list of the Features . Now , we have Save ,Label and Share  options in Google Maps. Google maps is providing a new feature every fortnight to its users, adding to it this time they have updated the Google Maps with new options like Save ,Label and share.

Save, Label and Share Location on Google Map

Now, while using Google Maps you should remember that now you can save any place that you have been to and liked it most such that you can use it in future , Moreover if You find any location and want to give your customized name to it you can do that by labeling it, and suppose if you want to share your location or any other place you can do that as well.

Save ShareLabel Location

Google Maps now allow you to Save, Share and label any location. This feature of Google Maps can also be used on web platforms as well rather than Google Maps mobile application. Google Map also provides direct way to share location or direction to your Android or iOS mobile app.

Lets Check Save, Label and Share Location on Google Map:

  • open the app in your phone.

Google Maps Features Save,Share -LAbel

  • Look for any XYZ location , you can either search it or can take your current location. Or with the help of Nearby feature of Google Map you can search for the desired location.
  • Tap on the card that gets open for that location.

Save, Label and Share Location

  • once you open that card you will see few options there, they are Save,share and call.
  • For saving the location tap on the star button and it will turn yellow that means the location has been saved.
  • You will find a Share button near to save button , tap on that button and you will get the sharing options for sharing that particular location

Save, Label and Share Location

  • The last  but not the least is the option for Labeling the location or giving name to any location.
  • you will get the ‘Label’ option when you open the location card.
  • Once you open the location card you  will see three vertical dots above the card .

Google maps options - save-Label- Share

  • Tap on these three vertical dots and the first option you will see is ‘add label’.
  • Tap on add label and you can give a name to it.

Now that you have already done labeling and saving part, so now you will see the location card  is showing ‘saved and labelled’ for that particular location.

Google Map - Options to Save, Label and Share Location

Now that we have learnt how to use these features in Google Maps application , let us see how we can do it on the web platform.

Save, Label and Share Location on Google Web Map application

You already know how to use these features in Mobile application , but lets say you are in the office can not use phone in front of the boss , then Google Maps web Platform will help you use these features .

Lets check how to use these features on web:

  • open Google Maps on the desktop and sign in to it.
  • Tap on the current location or search for any location.
  • once the card opens for that location you will see options like save,share,send to phone and Nearby.
  • when you tap on save it will be saved such that you can use it in future.
  • You can share it by tapping on the share button.

Moreover, you can also send the location to your phone, and also search for the nearby places of that location.

So this is how we can use all these features Of Google Maps. Save,Share and Label Features can help one to save location for future and can share locations with others through different kind of  means, and lastly you can also add labels to the locations. 

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Google Maps Add Stop in Navigation

Google is really putting its efforts to make Google Maps one of its kind. Google has upgraded Google maps to a map loaded with so many features . Google has not left any thing to lace Google maps with. Google has already introduced the live traffic congetsion viewer, WIFI only feature, voice navigation , and what not on Google Map?

Now , Google has come up with the very new  brand feature of Google maps that adds up to a very platonic change to google maps, that is a very important one as well. this feature helps you to plan a trip with multiple destinations,that means if you want to travel to a particular place while finishing off some work en route to the place you can add those place as well in between and google will help you to finish off this work by making a route for you .

Add multiple stops in Google Map

Add stop feature of Google Maps is not limited to the mobile application only you can use it on the web also.

Add Stop in between two locations – Navigation Google Map

Wandering for a way to do it?? I will show it to you,just follow the below steps:

  • Open the Google maps application in your phone or on web.

  • Tap on the action overflow or direction button associated at the top left corner on web and on the bottom right of the Phone application.
  • Fill up the current location and final destination.

  • Now, before tapping  the navigation key tap on the sliding option associated beside the location bars.

  • Choose the add stop option by tapping on it
  • Now , it will show one more location bar beneath the final destination bar.

  • you can add the location for that stop.
  • once you add the location for that stop it will again show the next bar to add another stop.


  • That is how you can add as many  stop as you want.
  • At last after adding all the stops you can Tap the Navigation key.

Once, you tap the navigation key, Google Maps will show you the route for your final destination inclusive of your added stops.

Now, Google has facilitated you with the so many features and this “Add Stop ” feature is a very major part of the Google Maps helping people with navigations .