Google Maps: 10 Handy Tricks You Should Know

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August 16, 2012 by Volamoot at Mashable!

1. Save Your Home and Work Addresses

Head to “My Places” on the top-left of the Google Maps page to save down your home and work addresses for easier directions and nearby searches.

Click here to view this gallery.

Google Maps is a fantastic free tool, but we’re guessing you don’t have much spare time to play around with the service.

That’s why we’ve gathered 10 useful tips to help you get more out of Maps. We’ll teach you how to better visualize directions, personalize your experience and mine maps for more useful information.

SEE ALSO: 12 Mysterious Google Maps Sightings

Take a look through our Google-tastic gallery above for more handy hints. Let us know in the comments below about any other Maps-related shortcuts you use.

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