The Favorites feature in Apple Maps gives you one-touch access to frequently visited locations. But what if you don’t want to see the names of apartment buildings or municipalities? Here’s how to customize and rename your favorite iPhone locations.
How to add favorites to Apple Maps
First, open the Apple Maps app. If you can’t find it, use it function of search reflectors built-in to locate the application.
Then use the search bar to find a place you want to add to Favorites. Once you find it, slide the card up to expand it. Scroll to the bottom of this page.
Here you will find the «Add to favorites» button. Once you tap it, the location will be added to the Preferences section.
How to rename favorites in Apple Maps
After opening Apple Maps, on the home screen of the application, you will find the Favorites section (with shortcuts to the addresses of your home and works) on the card interface. If you don’t see it, swipe up to expand the card.
In the Favorites section, tap the «View All» button.
Here, find the location you want to edit, then tap the «i» button next to it.
From this page, tap the text box under the «Label» option to rename the location.
Once you are happy with the change, tap the «Done» button.
When you return to the app’s home screen, you’ll find the newly updated name in the Favorites section.
If you’ve recently upgraded to iOS 13 or later, take a look at the new feature Live ETA on Apple Maps.