Google Maps: how to place and share any point
Google Maps is one of the applications that is not lacking on a smartphone. And it is that having software that tells you where you are and how you can access a site never hurts. But sometimes it’s not just about using the search engine and the app surprises you, but you can take a look at the digital map yourself and select a location. It’s called Pin and we’ll tell you how to create it and take full advantage of Google Maps.
How to use Google Maps pins
Map applications have the same usage mode as any map. They are based on the coordinates with which you can choose a point on the map. Electronics have democratized its use and now everything is as easy as finding the name of a city, that of a restaurant or that of a point which has been sent to you by your favorite messaging application. These actions can be very simple, especially the last one, but even this one has several ways of using it.
For this you need to know what pins are. Surely you’ve seen it sometimes, because it’s currently the icon for the Google app. is used to locate a specific point on the mapWhether or not this is an important point with detailed information. To use it, you just need to select the site you have seen to get its information. If not, just long press on the screen of the site you want to see to place one of these pins. You can also use the right mouse click if you are doing it from your computer.
Once done, two things will appear in the search box: one can be the name of the site you select and the other a coordinate. The latter is important because it is part of the second part of the article for placing and sharing a pin on Google Maps.
Share Pins between devices
We change the subject a bit, because you have to know that to share a Google Maps pin via different devices. Of course you will know the Share option activated on your smartphone, But when it comes to using your PC, you also have several options. One of them passes by share the contact details we have already told you about, which always allows you to place a point on the map. The other is to use the ‘Send to your phone‘if you are on your computer to send it from your mobile or use a messaging application on it and share the URL.