How to Get Current Location on Google Maps

You can use Google Maps to pinpoint your current location. If you’re lost and want to know how to navigate around your vicinity, you can use it to find you. You have to be connected to the Internet and have your computer or mobile device enabled for location services, which is usually enabled on most browsers by default, for this to work.

Method One of Two:
Getting Your Current Location on Google Maps Website
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  1. 1
    Go to Google Maps. You can use any web browser to visit the Google Maps page.
  2. 2
    Find the Location button. On the bottom right corner of the page, you can find the location button. The icon looks like a black compass circle.
  3. 3
    Click the Location button. The map will adjust based on your current location. Your current location will be identified by a blue dot on the map.
    • You can now zoom in or out using the - and + buttons on the bottom right of the page to get a better picture of your current location and surroundings.
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Method Two of Two:
Getting Your Current Location on the Google Maps Mobile App
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  1. 1
    Launch Google Maps. Look for the Google Maps app on your mobile device and tap on it.
  2. 2
    Find the Location button. On the bottom right corner of the screen, you can find the location button. The icon looks like a compass circle.
  3. 3
    Tap on the Location button. The map will adjust based on your current location. Your current location will be identified by a blue dot on the map.
    • You can now pinch your fingers on the screen to zoom in or out to get a better picture of your current location and surroundings.
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