Create Favorites and Collections in the Maps App on iPhone and iPad

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Apple's Maps app for iPhone and iPad received a few notable new features with the release of iOS 13; users can now create and share their collections of favorite locations.

Favorite locations are convenient if you frequently the same places and want to keep your navigating organized and efficient. Collections are an easy way to group certain locations, such as favorite dog parks or Korean restaurants. Building useful collections in the Maps app is a great way to share your experiences with your friends and family.

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In the following Visi tutorial, we're going to cover creating favorites and collections in the Maps app for iPhone and iPad.

For this guide, we used an iPhone 7 running iOS 13.5.

Create Favourite Locations in Maps for iPhone and iPad

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    Launch the Maps app.
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    Swipe upward to view your Favorites and Collections, then tap Add (below Favorites).
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    Begin typing the name or address in the search box, then tap the + to the right of the location once the search results populate
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    To change the label/title of the location, tap it (near the top).
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    you can also change the Type of location near the bottom of the screen.
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    Tap the title to bring up the cursor, rename your favorite using your device's keyboard, then tap Done.
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    To edit, share, or remove the location, swipe up from the Maps main screen, then tap See All under Favorites.
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    Swipe right on the favorite to bring up the Share and Remove options
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    Tap Edit In the lower right corner, then select the favorite you wish to change.
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Create Collections in Maps for iPhone and iPad

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    Tap the Maps shortcut.
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    Swipe upward on the main screen, then tap New Collections under Collections.
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    Enter the name of your new Collection, tap Done, then tap Create.
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    To add a place to your new collection, tap it from the Collections section on the main Maps screen, then tap Add a Place.
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    Begin typing out the name or address of the place you with to add, then tap the + sign next to the right location
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    A white checkmark will briefly appear once a place is successufley added.
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    By default, each place will be listed in the order you added them
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    To change how your places are organized, tap Date Added.
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    to share or delete a collection, tap it, then swipe right on it
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    Tap either Share or Remove.
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If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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