iPad - Finding locations

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Find a location: Tap Search, then tap the search field to bring up the keyboard. Type an address
or other information, then tap Search.
You can search for information such as:

Intersection (“8th and market”)


Area (“greenwich village”)


Landmark (“guggenheim”)


Zip code


Business (“movies,” “restaurants san francisco ca,” “apple inc new york”)


You can also tap to find the location of a contact.


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See the name or description
of a location

Tap the pin.

See a list of the businesses
found in a search

Tap .
Tap a business to see its location.

Find your current location

Tap .
Your current location is shown by a blue marker. If your location can’t be
determined precisely, a circle appears around the marker. The smaller the
circle, the greater the precision.

Use the digital compass

Tap again. The icon changes to and a small compass appears

Mark a location

Touch and hold the map until the drop pin appears.


Maps, directions, and location-based apps depend on data services. These data

services are subject to change and may not be available in all areas, resulting in maps, directions,
or location-based information that may be unavailable, inaccurate, or incomplete. Compare the
information provided on iPad to your surroundings, and defer to posted signs to resolve any

If Location Services is turned off when you open Maps, you may be asked to turn it on. You can
use Maps without Location Services. See “Location Services” on page 122.