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Question on adding star to maps.
August 6, 2015
6:12 pm

I have viewed the lesson regarding adding a star to maps.  Try as I might, no bueno.


I have a Galaxy S5 and when in GM I do not have triangle curson (?).  I have a blue circle.  When I press on it a pin drops and I see nothing alowing a star.  Is the pin just as good?  Also, how do I get rid of a pin when finished with it?

Thanks is advance.


August 7, 2015
9:38 am
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It’s there, they just moved it!

Two ways to get a star:

  1. When you click on a named place, like a business name, you should see an info card about that place appear at the bottom of the screen – drag that up and it will reveal the Star – tap there to turn it gold,
  2. If you want a star at your location – where there is no named place – that’s when you tap and hold until you see a dropped pin. Once again, drag up from the bottom to reveal the full info card about the dropped pin and you can tap the star.

Hope that helps.

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