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How to Draw on Google Maps

Create a custom route in the My Maps app

You should know

  • Users can create custom maps with details that Google Maps may miss.
  • On the table: My card >> >> create New Card> Select Trace the line Tools> Click Start Point> Drag Line to Target> Double-click Target to exit.
  • For Android: Create a new map> More blue > Add a new row> Drag the row to the destination> Tick It’s over.

This guide will show you how to draw Google Maps for desktop and Android to create a map with specific information customized to your needs.

How to create a route on your desktop

This example uses the city of Los Angeles, but it works anywhere in Google Maps.

Go to My Maps in your browser.

Click to sign in to your Google account. register Tap the button on the top right.

click + Create a new map Start from the upper left corner.

In the upper left corner, you will see the map layer and drawing tools on the right. You can change the map name and layer by clicking the name and entering a new name.

This app provides layers that allow you to import drawings and data from other maps.

Add a layer to Google Maps

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If you use different route markers to create your map, draw each direction on your own layer to keep everything organized.

Create a new layer and give it a name Pointer..

Choose Add markup tools Place a marker at the starting point.

Add a marker to Google Maps

Choose Trace the line Select a vehicle from the menu on the right and select a transport mode.This guide Add a driving route..

Google map drawing tool

Click the starting point.new Driver layer It will be automatically displayed as the route.

Start driving route on Google Maps

Drag the tool to the desired location.

When the route is complete, double-click on the destination.

Google map destination

You can add lines and shapes to your map to further personalize your map and add more details.

click Trace the line Select the tool again Add a line or shape.

Use this tool to draw lines that show roads and shapes that you can’t see in Google Maps to highlight specific sections.

After creating, you can add notes to lines and shapes.

Annotate custom shapes in Google Maps

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Maps are automatically saved to Google Drive, so you don’t have to save them manually.

How to draw on Google Maps on Android

The following steps detail how to draw Google Maps on your Android device.

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My Maps isn’t available on iOS devices, so you can’t create custom maps on your iPhone. However, you can create a custom map on your desktop system (or Android device) and view it on your iPhone.

Download and open My card Google Play Store app.

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To set the starting point, use the search bar at the top of the screen to reset the location.Then touch Add to map..

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Tap the screen once to return to the map, then More blue..

Choose Add new points Place the second marker on the target. You can then rename the point to add a description of the option.

Select the checkmark in the upper right corner to save the stitch.

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How can I mark my current location?

On your desktop, enter your address in the search bar at the top of the page. My Maps will place a green marker at your location.

On Android devices, you can move the app to your current location by tapping the two circles above the plus sign.

FAQ

  • Is it possible to draw a radius on Google Maps?

    Google Maps does not support the radius feature. However, you can use third-party tools. For example, you can access the Map Developers Draw Circle tool to create a circle on Google Maps using points and radii.

  • Is it possible to draw a grid on Google Maps?

    Latitude and longitude lines cannot be displayed in Google Maps, but they can be displayed in Google Earth. In your web browser or Google Earth app, go to the following location: Setting >> >> Map style >> >> Enable grid..


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How to Draw on Google Maps

Create custom routes with the My Maps App

What to Know
Users can create custom maps to include the small details Google Maps may miss.
On desktop: My Maps > Create a new map > Select Draw a line tool > Click on starting point > Drag a line over to destination > Double-click destination to finish.
On Android: Create a new map > Tap the blue plus > Add new line > Drag line to destination > Tap the check mark to finish.

This guide will show you how to draw on Google Maps for desktop and Android to create maps with custom information personalized to suit your needs.

How to Create a Route on Desktop

For this example, we’ll use the city of Los Angeles, but this will work anywhere Google Maps has mapped.

Go to My Maps in your browser.

Sign in to your Google account by clicking the Sign In button in the upper-right corner.

Click +CREATE A NEW MAP in the upper-left corner to get started.

In the upper-left corner, you will see the map layers and the tools for drawing to the right. You can change the map’s name and layer by clicking on the name and typing in the new one.

The app gives a layer where you can import drawings and data from other maps.

Note
If you plan on creating a map with different routes markers, draw each aspect on its own layer to keep everything organized.

Create a new layer and name it Markers.

Select the Add marker tool and place the marker on your starting point.

Select the Draw a line tool from the right-hand menu and and select a mode of transportation. This guide will choose Add driving route.

Click on the starting point. A new driving layer will automatically appear to serve as your route.

Drag the tool over to your destination.

Double click your destination when you’re done to complete the route.

You can add lines and shapes onto your map to further customize your map and add details.

Click the Draw a line tool again and select Add a line or shape.

Use the tool to draw lines to signify paths that are not observable on Google Maps or shapes to highlight a specific portion.

Once created, you can add a note to the line or shape.

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Your Map is automatically saved on your Google Drive so there’s no need to manually save it.
How to Draw on Google Maps on Android

The following instructions will detail how to draw on Google Maps on your Android device.

Note
My Maps is not available on iOS devices so you can’t create custom maps on your iPhone. However, you can create custom maps on your desktop system (or Android device) and view them on your iPhone.

Download and open the My Maps app on the Google Play Store.

Tap the green plus at bottom right of your screen to create a new map. Enter in the name of the map and an optional description. Tap OK.

To set up the starting point, use the search bar on the top of your screen to zero in on your location. Then tap ADD TO MAP.

Tap the screen once to take you back to the map and tap the blue plus.

Select Add a new point and place the second marker over the destination. You can then rename the point and add an optional description.

Select the check mark in the upper-right corner to save the point.

Tap the screen once to take you back to the map and tap the blue plus again, but this time, select Add a new line.

Hover the X that appears over your location and tap the blue plus to set the starting point.

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Tap the magnifying glass to help you search for your starting point if you have difficulty finding it.

Drag the X over to your destination. If you tap the blue plus while you’re creating a route, it’ll create a marker.

Tap Done in the upper-right corner to complete the route. You can name it on the next screen.

How Do I Mark My Current Location?

On desktop, type in your address in the search bar at the top of the page. My Maps place a green marker over your location.

On an Android device, you can tap the twin circle symbol above the plus sign to have the app go to your location.

FAQ

Can you draw a radius on Google Maps?
Google Maps does not support radius functionality. However, you can use a third-party tool. For instance, if you go to the Draw a Circle tool from Map Developers, you can create a circle on a Google map using a point and a radius.

Can you draw a grid on Google Maps?
It is not possible to show the latitude and longitude lines on Google Maps, but you can do that on Google Earth. In a web browser or on the Google Earth app, go to Settings > Map Style > Enable Gridlines.

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