Save places in Maps

With Maps in Windows 10 Mobile, you can save favorite places like your home and work, and create collections of places you want to remember later, like sights to visit on your next vacation, restaurants to try, or great hiking trails.

To open the Maps app, on Start

Start symbol
, select Maps
Maps app icon

View favorites and collections

Select Saved places

Saved places icon in Maps
to see all your favorites and collections.

View of favorites and collections in the Maps app

Your home, work, and car are always at the top of Favorites, so you can quickly get directions to them from anywhere.

Create a collection

Saving places in collections can help you organize a trip or activity. Here’s how to create a new collection.

  1. Select Saved places

    Saved places icon in Maps
    > Collections > New collection .

  2. Give it a name, add a description if you like, and then select Save.

  3. Select the collection, then Add a place to start building your collection.

Search, then save

Add any search result to your favorites or a collection.

  1. Select Search and type a name or address.

  2. Select the location you want in the search results.

  3. Drag the details pane up from the bottom of the screen, select Save , and choose where you want to save it—in Favorites, a collection you created earlier, or a new collection.

Save button with dropdown list where you can save a place in Maps

Drop a pin

If you see a location that you want to save on the map, just press and hold the location, then select Drop a pin.

Menu that appears when you press and hold on a location in Maps

Once your pin is dropped, the place name or address will appear at the bottom of the app. Pull it up to see more details, select Save , and then choose Favorites or a collection where you want to save it.


Article ID: 27949 - Last Review: 13 Dec 2016 - Revision: 15

Windows 10 Mobile