How to Enter Latitude and Longitude in Google Maps?

Published 3 months ago

Google maps can show you the coordinates of the particular location. Coordinates are the digits which divide the location on latitude and longitude. You can enter latitude and longitude in Google maps easily.

You can enter coordinates on your desktop and mobile devices both.

How to enter latitude and longitude in Google maps through mobile devices

You can enter latitude and longitude in Google maps from your mobile app. you can use it in both Android and iPhone devices.

Here are the quick steps:

  1. Open the app: Open ‘Google maps’ app in your phone. It’s available on both Android and IOS devices.
  2. Tap on the search bar: Tap on the search bar at the top.
  3. Enter the coordinates: Now enter the latitude and longitude in Google maps. Working formats of coordinates are here according to the Google:
  • Degrees, minutes, and seconds (DMS): 41°24'12.2"N 2°10'26.5"E
  • Degrees and decimal minutes (DMM): 41 24.2028, 2 10.4418
  • Decimal degrees (DD):40338, 2.17403
  •  4  See the drop pin: Now you will see a pin at your coordinates.

That’s how you can enter coordinates in Google maps.

How to enter latitude and longitude in Google maps through desktop browser

You can enter coordinates through your desktop browser as well. Here are the quick steps:

  1. Open your browser: Open your preferred browser.
  2. Open ‘Google Maps’: Open maps.google.com in your browser.
  3. Click on the search bar: Now click on the search bar at the top left corner.
  4. Enter the latitude and coordinates: Now enter the latitude and longitude in Google maps. Working formats of coordinates are here:
  • Degrees, minutes, and seconds (DMS): 41°24'12.2"N 2°10'26.5"E
  • Degrees and decimal minutes (DMM): 41 24.2028, 2 10.4418
  • Decimal degrees (DD):40338, 2.17403

Now you will see a drop pin at your location which coordinates you have entered in search tab.

How can you know the coordinates of the location? 

You can even know the latitude and longitude of the location as well from Google maps. You can do it in your desktop and on mobile devices.

How to know latitude and longitude on mobile app?

You can find coordinates on your mobile app. It’s available on both Android and iPhone devices.

  1. Tap on search location: You can search a location on the search tab. Tap on it and enter the location.
  2. Scroll around map: Now scroll around the map to find out your desired place.
  3. Long press on the screen: Now long press on the screen and you can drop a pin on the particular location. your location will pop up on the screen Your pin will appear in red color.
  4. See the search bar: When you drop in the location, you will find the coordinates in search bar.

If you are an iPhone user then you need to share the location and then you can know the coordinates.

  1. Tap on ‘share’: Tap on ‘share’ option to share the location. Share it with your phone number that you can get the drop pin link easily.
  2. Open the link: Now check the link in your messages and open it.
  3. Check the latitude and longitude: When you open the link, Google maps will open. Now you can see latitude and longitude both on your search bar.

That’s how you can search coordinates in Google maps through mobile app.

How can you know latitude and longitude of location in Google map through desktop browser? 

You can find coordinates in desktop as well. Just see quick steps:

  1. Open ‘Google Maps’: Open ‘maps.google.com’ to start Google maps.
  2. Search the location: Click on the search bar at the top and enter your location. Now you will see the location in the map.
  3. Drop a pin: Now you can drop a pin on the map. Select the location and double click on the location. You can use zoom in and zoom out options also to find out the correct location.
  4. Click on the location: Now double click on the location.
  5. Click on ‘what’s here’: Right click on the location and you will find the ‘what’s here’ option. Click on it.
  6. Find the coordinates: When you do it, you will see coordinates number below the location’s name at bottom.

That's how you can find the latitude and longitude of the location.

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