How to View Apple Maps Recent History

If you want to avoid manually typing in the address or business name of a location you often visit, this shortcut will help you to quickly find destinations you’ve recently searched for. Below, we'll walk you through how to view your Apple Maps history to find an address you’ve recently searched or visited.

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How to View Apple Maps Location History

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  1. Open Apple Maps

  2. Swipe up on the gray card on the Apple Maps main screen.

  3. In the Recent Searches section shown below, tap See All to view recent searches.

  4. Tap a location to get turn-by-turn directions.

  5. If you don’t see the location you want, tap the exit button to return to the search field and enter the address name.

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Ashleigh Page

Ashleigh Page is an Associate Editor for iPhone Life. A longtime Apple enthusiast with a Bachelor's in English and Computer Science and three years of experience writing about tech, Ashleigh has written and tested hundreds of articles about devices and features within Apple's ecosystem. She specializes in iPhone, iPad, AirPods, and Mac content and has authored a 60-page in-depth guide about the Apple Maps app. Based in North Carolina, Ashleigh is often crafting whimsical (and sometimes nonsensical) short stories and hiking when she's not working.