How To Change Your Home Address In Apple Maps? 3 Simple Tricks

How to Change Your Home Address In Apple Maps?

No, your Apple Maps will not automatically detect your new location! Nah! It will still show you the map directions from your previous location set on the device. Well, neither does Apple Maps provide you the direct option to do so. Then what is the solution? We have found out three simple tricks to change home address in Apple Maps.

We have to admit one thing that Apple Maps is not as handy as Google Maps. Although The application on iPhone is accurate it won’t give a direct way to change the home address. You have to do it via the Adress search bar or “My Card” option in the contacts application. How?? We will be reading about it in the article below.

The Maps application serves an important function in any smartphone and you need to keep it updated where ever you go.

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Lost somewhere no problem open your Apple Maps and you will have the direction to your house. But what if you haven’t updated the home address yet. 

Ways To Change Home Address In Apple Maps

We know you won’t be finding the direct method to change the Home Address in Apple Maps. But, this doesn’t mean you can never change it. The only thing you need to follow is to use the simple tricks given below.

Method 1 Of How To Change Your Home Address In Apple Maps

How to Change Your Home Address In Apple Maps

We know that Apple Maps does not provide us with the direct method to change the Home address. However, it doesn’t mean, we cannot change it at all. Here is the first method that will tell you how to change the Home Address In Apple Maps. we will use the edit option given in the Apple map application to change the home address. Here is how.

  1. Open the Apple Maps on your device. If the application is not downloaded on your iPhone then you can approach the Apple App Store to get it.
  2. After you have opened the application go to the upper right corner of the screen. There you will find the “i” option. Tap on “i”.
  3. This will open the Apple Map’s setting on your screen. In the map, settings navigate to the option that says “Report An Issue” and click on it.
  4. On the Report and Issue page navigate to the option that says “Home” and tap on it.
  5. You will then be taken to the “Home Page”, on the homepage locate your address and left swipe it. This will expose the option “remove”, tap on it.
  6. Next, you will find the option “Add a Place or Adress”, tap on it.
  7. Well, if you have never set your address on Apple Maps then you will be provided with the option of adding the address directly.
  8. Type the address that you want on Apple Maps and then hit the Add button.
  9. Your address has been changed on Apple Maps.

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Method 2 Of How To Change Your Home Address In Apple Maps

How to Change Your Home Address In Apple Maps

Do, you find the method above confusing and lengthy. If yes, then we have another method as well. This one is faster and can be done in a few seconds. The method involved in the trick is that we will be using Apple’s find the place feature to edit the home address. Still, confused? Well, read below the perfect step-by-step procedure to use the address search to change the Home Adress In Apple Maps.

  1. Open the Apple Maps on your device. If the application is not downloaded on your iPhone then you can approach the Apple App Store to get it.
  2. Once you are in the Apple Maps application. Go to the “Search For The Address Field” and type in Home.
  3. Now, you will be provided with the search query suggestions. Tap on Home.
  4. This will take you to any location. 
  5. Now, you can see the option that says “Edit Location” and tap on it.
  6. This will provide you with the option to change your home address. Type in the address you want to change and then tap “Next”.
  7. To confirm the address tap on “Done”.
  8. This will update and change your Home address in Apple Apps.

Method 3 On How To Change Your Home Address In Apple Maps

How to Change Your Home Address In Apple Maps

We all are aware of the “My Card” option in the contacts application on iPhone. Yeah, the one that carries all your personal information. Well, you can use this option to update the address on your iPhone. But, do you know that this feature can be used to change the home address in Apple Maps. 

Follow the steps given below to do so.

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  1. Open the Contacts Application on your device. If you haven’t used the application for a while then it will take a few seconds to download and open. It depends on your downloading speed.
  2. After the application is open on the iPhone. Go to the “My Card” label and tap on it. 
  3. This will open the My Card option and you can see your personal information on it. The My card option is present on the top of all the contacts on your device.
  4. You will find the home address that your Apple map uses here. This is the address that you have provided before.
  5. Navigate to the top right corner of the screen and you will find the “Edit” option there. Click on it.
  6. This opens several options in front of you. Scroll down to find the “Home” section. Tap on it.
  7. You can change your address here or if you haven’t set the home address yet then you will find the option “Add Address” tap on it and type in the new home address.
  8. Next tap on done to confirm the changes.

Note: The changes might take some time to reflect on the Apple Maps. You can restart the application and if still the changes are not reflected. Then the best option is to restart your iPhone.

How To Change Your Home Address In Google Maps In iPhone

How to Change Your Home Address In Google Maps In iPhone

Google Maps provide you with a more direct way to change the home address than Apple Apps on iPhone. If you are still having difficulty in changing the address then follow the guide given below to do so.

  1. Open Google Maps on your device. If the application is not downloaded on your iPhone then you can approach the Apple App Store to get it.
  2. Once you are in the application navigate to the Hamburger menu. This is present on the top left corner of the screen and is represented by three horizontal lines.
  3. This will open a list of menus in front of you. From the list select “Your Places” and click on it.
  4. For changing the home address on the Google map on iPhone. Tap on the three dots menu present on the right side of the home address.
  5. This will open a pop-up menu in front of you. From the pop-up list select “Edit Home” and tap on it.
  6. Next, type in your home address and it will be changed.

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Wrapping Up

Having your Apple Maps updated is a good practice. It will help you in managing directions and measuring distances with accuracy. If you have moved to a new place then updating becomes important for you. As we told you that Apple Maps won’t provide you with the direct method to do so. So, here are a few tricks that will surely help you out.

If you have any extra tips to change the home address on Apple Maps then do share them with us in the comments section. We will go through the tip and if it works then we will surely update it on our content.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How To Change address on Calendar In iPhone? 

If your Calender application is not showing the correct home address then you can go to the “My Card” feature in the Contacts application. Update your home address there and it will be reflected on all the applications on your iPhone including your Calendar application. 

If it still doesn’t work, restart the application and if this still doesn’t solve the problem, restart the iPhone. This will force the application to use the updated address.

Q. How To Change Home Address In iPhone

To change the Home Address in every application on your iPhone. You need to update your card. This card is found in the contacts application and carries all your personal information. To update the “My Card” go to Contacts >>> My Card >>> Edit >>> Home >>> Add Address >>> Done.

Restart your device to reflect the changes ASAP.

Q. How to change home address in Apple ID

To change the e-mail address in Apple ID, follow the steps given below.

  1. Open the Settings application on your iPhone device and tap on the Apple ID.
  2. Inside the Apple ID option, tap on the “Name, Phone Number, Email” option.
  3. On the next screen navigate to “Contactable” or “REACHABLE AT” and click on the Edit option next to it.
  4. Now, click on the “-” button against your Apple ID and confirm by clicking on the Delete button.
  5. Follow the instructions given on the screen to delete the email address.
  6. On the new screen enter the new email address and log in with the new ID.

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