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5 Ways:Change Your Home Address in Google/Apple Map on iPhone


Jun 14, 2024 • Filed to: Virtual Location Solutions • Proven solutions

Nothing feels more convenient than identifying the direction to your home with just a few clicks. Likewise, your iPhone can take you home with just a few clicks on the address registered on the maps app. But what if your home address changes? How would you update your new address on your iPhone? Read further to know the details about changing your home address on your iPhone!

You can use dual maps apps on an iPhone, i.e., Google Maps and Apple Maps. Both the apps use the address registered on your contact card on your iPhone. But the question arises of how to update the home address on iPhone. Although your phone can detect your location, it can't set it as your home address on its own. In this article, we will discuss some of the most common ways of setting a home address on an iPhone. So, let's get started!

You can watch the video below to change your location on Google/Apple Map

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Part 1: How to Change Your Home Address in Google Maps on iPhone

You can easily set your home address in Google maps on your iPhone. It helps easily get the correct directions to your destination from and to your home. But when you shift to a new place, you need to update your new home address on Google maps.

Follow the steps given below to know how to change your home address in Google maps on your iPhone:

  • Step1: Open Google Maps on your iPhone and tap on the "Saved" icon at the bottom of the home screen.

tap saved option google maps

  • Step2: Under this section, you will see another section named “Your Lists”.
  • Step3: In this section, tap on the option named “Labelled”.

tap labeled google maps

  • Step4: The "Labelled" section shows the list of your labeled places such as home, office, etc.
  • Step5: You will find the three dots next to each place. For example, tap on the one next to “Home”.

tap three dots

  • Step6: When you click on these three dots, you will find different options. For example, select “Edit home”.

tap edit home google maps

  • Step7: A new screen will open. Here, you can remove your old address and type the new one. Else you can locate your current home address on the map.
  • Step8: Click on the “Save” option available at the bottom of the screen to save your new address.

enter new address

Part 2: How to Change Your Home Address in Apple Maps on iPhone

Unlike Google Maps, Apple Map doesn't allow you to change the home address directly in the app, nor does it automatically detect your new home location. To update your home address, you need to change it in your contact card saved on your iPhone.

Here’s how to update your home address in Apple Maps via contact card:

  • Step1: Open the “Favorites” section in Apple maps and swipe it up.

favorite section apple maps

  • Step2: Tap on the “i” button available beside your home address.

i icon apple maps

  • Step3: Here, you will find an option to open your Contact Card.

choose contact card apple maps

  • Step4: Tap on the "Edit" option to add or remove your home address from the contact card.

choose edit apple maps

  • Step5: Click on the “Done” button when you are done with the modification.

tap done

Part 3: Change iPhone Home Location by Modifying Apple ID Address

Are you moving to a new country or a new region? Do you want to update your new home location on your iPhone? You can change your home location by modifying your Apple ID address. Following simple steps will help you to do it with a few clicks:

  • Step1: Open the “Settings” of your iPhone.
  • Step2: Tap on the “iTunes and App Store”.
  • Step3: After this, you need to tap on the “View Apple ID” option available on the screen.

view apple id

  • Step4: Change your location by clicking on “Country/Region” in the “Accounts” section.

country region iphone

  • Step5: Accept the terms and conditions before escaping the window.

Note: Make sure that all your Apple ID subscriptions are used and finished because changing the Appl ID address might make them unusable.

Part 4: Changing My Card to Change Home Address on iPhone

Alternatively, you can try to change “My Card” from your contact list to update your new address on your iPhone. First, you need to follow the simple steps given below to change your home address in Apple on iPhone via contact cards:

  • Step1: Open the contacts in your iPhone and tap on “My Card” to edit your home address.

go to contacts iphone

my card iphone

  • Step2: You will find the “Edit” option at the top-right corner of the screen. Tap on it.

edit option my card iphone

  • Step3: You can easily add your new address here by clicking the “add address” option and deleting the old one.

add address my card iphone

  • Step4: Click on the “Done” tab after modifying the address.

tap done my card iphone

Part 5: Spoof Location on iPhone to Change Home Address

Dr.Fone – Virtual Location is a fantastic application from one of the most trusted software companies – Wondershare. You can easily use Dr.Fone for simulating and teleporting the iPhone GPS location anywhere in the world with just one click. This location faker allows you to travel worldwide without even leaving your home.

Dr. Fone comes with the following benefits:

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Here, we have mentioned some easy steps of location spoofing using Dr.Fone:

  • Step 1: First, you need to install and launch Dr.Fone – Virtual Location on the computer. Then, select the “Virtual Location” module.

drfone interface

  • Step 2: Connect your cell phone with your system and click on the "Get Started" option.

click get started

  • Step 3: Now, you will see your current location on the screen. Activate the teleport mode by clicking on the first icon in the screen's upper-right corner.

activate teleport mode

  • Step 4: Enter the desired location on the search bar and click on the “Go” button.

enter location

  • Step 5: The system will now show the entered location, and a pop-up will appear for the confirmation. Click on "Move Here".

fake the location

  • Step 6: Now, your location is changed.

Note: You can go back to your default location by clicking on the “Reset Location” option.


Updating your home address on your iPhone can sometimes be tricky. Some people face issues while doing so. So, we have tried to summarize all the possible methods of changing home addresses in Google and Apple maps on iPhone. Dr.Fone is one of the best and most effective methods for either changing or spoofing location on an iPhone. We hope that you have got all the answers on how to change your home address on your iPhone.


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