GOOGLE Maps offers a variety of features that can help users save time and energy.
Saving a route is included in these features.
How do I save a route on Google Maps?
Google Maps allows you to save a route via the ‘Pin’ feature.
First, open the Google Maps application on your smartphone device.
Next, enter your destination in the ‘Search here’ bar at the top of the screen.
Click on ‘Directions’ in the bottom left corner.
By default, the app will have your starting route set as your current location.
If you wish to start from a different location, click on ‘Your location.’ It will then give you the option to ‘Choose starting point.’
Here, you have the option to choose ‘Your location’ or enter a different location where you will be beginning your travels.
There is also the option to ‘Choose on map.’
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Then, choose your mode of transportation. Your options are driving, taking a train, walking, taxiing, biking, flying, boating, and motorcycling.
Once you have selected a route, select ‘Pin’ in the bottom right corner of your screen.
Once selected, it will say ‘Pinned.’
It will then allow you to click on ‘show,’ which will pull up a list of your pinned routes.
How do I unpin my saved route on Google Maps?
Unpinning a route is a simple and quick task.
To unpin the route, tap ‘Pinned.”
This will take the route out of your saved options and give you the option to ‘Pin’ it again.
What other saving features does Google Maps offer?
In addition to pinning routes, Google Maps allows you to save locations in various other ways.
You can save locations under ‘Favorites,’ ‘Want to go,’ Travel plans,’ ‘Labeled,’ and ‘Starred places.’
To access these saved places, go to ‘Saved’ at the bottom of the screen after opening the mobile application.
Here, you will also be able to view your ‘Recently saved’ locations and your ‘Nearby saved’ places.