Places in your personal database can be added or updated by tapping the Save or Edit above the map screen for the place. Each field can be modified. Updating each field is described below.
Change Icon: To select from a predefined set of icons,
1. tap the Change Icon button.
2. Select an icon category.
3. Scroll left or right within a category.
4. Tap on the chosen icon.
Set Default Home: Tap to enable. Uncheck check box to disable.
Google Place: To set the Google Place this place is attached to,
1. Tap Google Place,
2. Search to find the place,
3. Tap the place to select or unselect.
Title: Tap to open. Type to add or update the name of the place.
Description: Tap to open. Type to add or change a short description for the place.
Category: Tap to open. Type to add or update the name of the place category for this place. Typing in the name of a category that doesn’t exist will add the category to the Places screen.
Phone: Tap to open. Type to add or update the phone number for the place. A phone number will cause a phone number button to appear on the map screen.
URL: Tap to open. Type to add or update a website URL for the place. This will cause a browser button to appear on the map page.
Address: Tap to open. Type in the correct address. The geocoordinates for the place will update to what Google believes the latitude and longitude are for the place. This is useful if you want the address displayed for the record to be the same as the postal address.
Coordinates: Tap to open. Use the zoom buttons, satellite view and the arrow buttons to adjust the latitude and longitude to exactly your liking. This is useful for making sure driving directions lead you to the entrance of the parking ramp instead of the walk-up or postal address.
Submit Google Place
You can add a place in your personal database to Google Places if it is not in Google Places already (and you have checked into the place at least once). Once submitted, it becomes available to all Places.com users immediately. Google will review it and may or may not make it available to all Google Places users.
1. Tap to open the Google Place section of the place update form.
If not already a Google place, and you have checked into the place at least once, then an “Add New Google Place” link will be present.
2. Tap Add New Google Place.
The form to submit the place will replace the Google place search form shown next.
3. Make sure the Name and Type of place is accurate.
4. Tap the Submit button.
Your submission will immediately become available to all Places.com users.
As the submitter, are able to delete the place. To delete the place,
1. Tap the Google Place button,
2. If you are were the submitter, a Delete button will be present. Tap the Delete button.
3. Confirm the deletion.