πŸ₯‡ Save your favorites in Apple Maps for quick access

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Apple Maps is a great app to get directions and navigate to new places. The app offers a handy collection of location categories for you to choose from, e.g. B. Food, shopping, services and health. Together with these helpful functions, you can save your favorite places.

With Favorites in Apple Maps, you can quickly navigate to places you visit regularly, check a location’s opening hours, and even call a company with a tap. If you’re new to using favorites in Apple Maps, this tutorial will walk you through managing those favorites.

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Manage your favorites on all your devices

Whether you add favorites on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, you can view them on any device. That said, if you add one on your iPhone, you can open it on your Mac. We’ll show you how to add, view, and remove favorites on iOS and macOS.

Apple Maps on iPhone and iPad

You can manage your favorites quickly and easily on your iPhone and iPad.

Add favorites to Apple Maps

Adding a location to your favorites is easy on iOS. You can also mark a city, address or company as a favorite.

Use the search function or one of the location categories to find the position you want to mark. Then swipe up from the bottom of the Apple Maps screen. They realize LieblingsboxJust tap it and you’re done!

Add to favorites Apple Maps iPhone

View your favorites

Once you’ve added a favorite, you can easily view it on iPhone and iPad along with the additional favorites you save.

Open Apple Maps and swipe up to open the search box. You should see below favorites, Just tap on it and you’ll see all the cool places you’ve saved.

Show favorites iPhone

You can tap a location and view the same details that you provided when you first searched, including directions, hours, address, website, and more.

Remove favorites

One of the favorites you have saved may no longer be a favorite. Don’t worry, you can quickly remove it from the list in Apple Maps on iOS.

Open the app, swipe up and tap favorites, You can then swipe from right to left and tap Clear or tap the location and deselect the currently labeled field Favorited,

Remove favorites iPhone

Apple Maps on Mac

Managing your Apple Maps favorites is easy on your Mac.

Add favorites to Apple Maps

To add a favorite on Mac, open Apple Maps and find the place you want to mark. Then click the button information symbol (small letter “i”) for the location. Click the button at the top of the pop-up window Heart symbol, This will fill your heart and add the job to your favorites.

Add to favorites Apple Maps Mac

View your favorites

Open Apple Maps and click magnifying glass icon on the left side of the search box. When the drop-down menu appears, click favorites,

Show favorites Mac

You can click on a location and display it on the map. Then click the information icon to see the details, directions, and sharing options of the place if you want.

Remove favorites

If you want to remove a favorite on a Mac, it’s just as easy as on your iPhone. Open the app and access your favorites as described above. Press the To edit Click the button at the bottom right of the pop-up window. Then click the button X next to the location you want to remove and click Done when you’re done.

Remove favorites Mac

Alternatively, when you see the location on the map, click information symbol, Click the button at the top of the pop-up window Heart symbol, This will empty your heart and remove it from your favorites.

Create separate collections in maps using iOS 13

Apple has added a new feature called Collections as of iOS 13.

You can create one or more collections of different points of interest and have them organized in a neat manner. For example, you can collect all of your favorite restaurants in one collection and keep all of your favorite sports bars to watch your Sunday football in another.

Start with the new Apple Maps Collections feature

  1. Open Maps on your iPhone with iOS 13
  2. Tap + New Collection …
    Apple Map Collections iOS 13
  3. Name your collection. In this example we created “Restaurents”.
    Create a new collection
  4. Now you can add locations to this newly created collection. Find the restaurants and add them
    Add places to the Apple Maps collection
  5. You can also create these collections for different categories.
  6. The next time you open Apple Maps, your collections will be listed on the main screen for easy access
    Collections in Apple Maps iOS 13

Assign your favorites

Apple Maps is fantastic for accessing details of your favorite spots quickly and easily. And if you make your home one of your favorites, traveling from an unknown location will be even easier!

Are you going to add some favorites to Apple Maps? Let us know!

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