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7 Google Maps tricks only the pros know

Are you an avid Google Maps user?

It wouldn't be surprising if you are. Google estimates that there are nearly 1 billion active monthly users worldwide.

The service has become an integral part in many people's lives. Not only does it show you how to get to that trendy new restaurant everyone is talking about, it can also help you plan weekend trips, entire vacations and so much more.

That's why you need to know these seven handy Google Maps tricks that will help you use it like a pro.

1. Storing your home and work addresses

It's a good idea to save your work and home addresses in Google Maps. This makes it easier to navigate to either location by saying, for example, "OK Google, navigate to work." You will also see relevant traffic information in your Google feed.

Steps to save your home and work addresses:

  • Open Google Maps.
  • Tap the Menu icon located in the upper left.
  • Select Your Places.
  • You will see Home and Work under the Labeled section.
  • Enter the address for each location and they will be saved.

Note: If you are reading this article using the Komando.com App, click here to see an example of Your Places.

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