With the Apple Maps and GPS ability of your iPhone, you can also easily mark your location using these functions that you have in your phone. Apple Maps allows you to drop a pin in your Apple Maps as a marker so that you would be able to see it visually. Here we are going to show you how you can mark a location, share a location and also removing the marker in your Apple Maps.
WHY MARK A LOCATION?
There are many reasons why you should mark a location using your iPhone, however, here are some of the top reasons:-
- TO REMEMBER AN IMPORTANT LOCATION – By marking a location, it helps you to remember certain important places that you have visited and might want to visit back later.
- TO REMEMBER WHERE YOU PARKED YOUR CAR – Another important thing you can do in marking your location is to remember where you parked your car. You can easily trace back your parked car by looking at your Maps in your iPhone
- TRACING BACK WHERE YOU HAVE WENT – Marking a location would also help you remember your footsteps. This would help if you are at a new place and still figuring out where to go
So, if you are interested to learn how to use this function, here are the steps.
MARK LOCATION USING IPHONE
In your iPhone, tap at “Maps”
At the location where you want to mark, tap the “i” icon above
A pop-up menu will be shown
Tap at “Mark My Location”
Your mark location will be shown as a red pin in your Apple Maps
Whenever you open your Maps in your iPhone, the mark location can be seen by that red pin
SHARE MARK LOCATION
At your Apple Maps, tap at the marked pin location for more than two seconds
A menu will be shown, tap “Share Location”
Select in which platform you want to share your location here
REMOVE THE MARK LOCATION
At your maps with your marked location pin, tap at the “I”
A menu will be shown, tap at “Edit Location”
At the Edit Location, tap “Remove Marker”
The pin marker will no longer be seen on your maps
So, there you have it – Simple steps how you can mark a location using your iPhone. Please leave us a comment below on what other ways you have used to mark your location for reference.
Please also read our previous article on how to share a location using your iPhone.