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How to Add Multiple Destinations on Google Maps

Planning a long trip with numerous stops? This wikiHow will teach you how to add multiple destinations in Google Maps in the mobile app and your computer. You can create a map with multiple destinations for drives, walks, and bike rides.

[Edit]Steps

[Edit]Using the Mobile App

  1. Open Google Maps. This app icon looks like a multicolored map pin that you’ll find on one of your Home screens, in the app drawer, or by searching.
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  2. Tap . You’ll see this blue Directions button in the lower right corner of your screen and will start Directions mode, which will prompt you for a starting location and destination.
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    • The process for adding multiple destinations is the same for both iOS and Android.
  3. Enter your starting location. By default, Maps will use your device’s current location. You can enter any location by tapping the “Your location” text field and then entering a custom one.
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    • Tap “Choose on map” to place a pin on the map you want to use as your starting location. Drag and zoom the map underneath the pin to position it.
  4. Tap “Choose destination” and enter your first destination. You can type the address, search for a business or place, or tap “Choose on map.” If you tap “Choose on map,” you can pan and zoom the map to place a pin for your destination.
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  5. Ensure that you have driving, cycling, or walking selected. Multiple destinations are not supported for transit or rides.
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  6. Tap the (Android) or (iOS) button. This three-dot button appears after you have entered your starting location and your destination, a route is shown on the map, but before you’ve tap Start.
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  7. Tap . This will add a new line underneath your first destination.
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    • If you don’t see this option, your device may be too old to support the feature.
  8. Enter in the second destination. You can search for a location or address, or tap “Choose on map” to place a pin.
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  9. Continue adding more stops (if needed). You can add up to nine destinations. Each time you add a destination, a new “Add stop” line will appear underneath until the limit is reached.[1]
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    • To rearrange your stops, you can drag and drop the two-line place-holder icons that are displayed to the right of the stop’s address.
  10. Tap . You’ll see this blue text to the right of the estimated trip time, below the list of stops you’ve added.
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  11. Tap . You’ll see this at the bottom of your screen and will start navigation.
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[Edit]Using the Google Maps Website

  1. Go to https://www.google.com/maps on your computer. The Google Maps site allows you to create maps with up to nine additional destinations.
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  2. Click the Directions button on the right side of the search box. This will open the sidebar and allow you to enter a starting location and your first destination.
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  3. Select your mode of transportation. Use the buttons along the top of the sidebar to select how you will be traveling. You can only set multiple destinations for driving, walking, and cycling. You cannot set multiple destinations for transit or airplanes.[2]
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  4. Enter your starting location. You can type an address, a business or landmark, or click a spot on the map. Click the “My location” option at the top of the search results to use your computer’s current location. You may be prompted by your browser to allow Google Maps to see your location.
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    • You must enter a starting location before you can add multiple destinations.
  5. Enter your first destination. Click the “Choose destination” box and then enter a destination just like you did your starting point.
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  6. Click if you haven’t already. If you started by selecting your destinations first (i.e. by clicking a spot on the map or searching for a destination when you first opened the map), click the round “Directions” button and pick a starting location. You’ll need to be in “Directions” mode with both a starting location and a destination before you can add multiple stops.
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  7. Click the button below the destination. This will add a new destination line for your second destination.
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    • Make sure that you have both a starting location and a destination set, or the “+” will not appear.
    • If you don’t see the “+” button, you may need to close “Route options.” You may also have the wrong travel method selected, as airplanes and transit do not support multiple destinations.
  8. Add your second destination. After clicking the “+” button, enter in your second destination like you did the first. You’ll see your route adjust so that you’re taken to your second destination after reaching the first.
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  9. Repeat for additional destinations. You can continue to add destinations in this fashion until you’ve completed your trip. You can only specify a single method of transportation for the entire trip.
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    • You can set up to ten total locations, including your starting point. If your trip has more destinations, you may have to create multiple maps for your trip.
  10. Drag the dots next to each destination to reorder them. You can drag and release the dots next to each destination if you need to reorder your trip. The new route will automatically be calculated.
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  11. Click the route you want to use. If there are multiple possible routes for your trip, they’ll be listed below your destinations, along with the total travel time. Click the route to view the turn-by-turn directions.
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    • You cannot send a trip with multiple destinations to your mobile device, so this option will be grayed out.
    • Click the “Print” button to send the map to your printer. You’ll have two options: printing with the map, or printing text directions only.
    • You can also click the Share button and send a link to the map to others via email.

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How to Take a Selfie Without Holding the Phone

The classic selfie pose involves holding your phone in front of your face and smiling as you snap your picture. The problem with this pose is that your arm might be included in your photo, creating an awkward-looking picture without much of the background in it. If you want to up your selfie game and try taking a picture without holding your phone, you can use the self-timer or a selfie stick to take better selfies with more natural looking poses.

[Edit]Steps

[Edit]Using a Self-Timer

  1. Place your phone on a steady surface with the front camera facing you. Choose a surface that is about eye-level, like a shelf or a chair. Set your phone with the front facing camera towards you on this surface and make sure it is standing completely upright.[1]
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    • If your phone is tilted forwards or backwards at all, it could throw off the depth of your selfie and make your face look distorted.
    • You can set your phone on its side for a landscape selfie or keep it upright for a portrait selfie.
  2. Adjust the lighting and make sure you are in focus. Open your camera app and spend a few minutes adjusting the exposure and focus of your frame. Make sure that the area you will be standing for the photo is in focus.[2]
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    • Avoid standing in front of a light source so that you don’t look washed out.
  3. Set your timer to go off in 10 seconds. Click the option for your self-timer and choose the longest option, which is usually 10 seconds. This gives you a chance to move into position and adjust yourself before the timer goes off.[3]
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    • Depending on the phone you have, you may be able to set a timer for even longer.
  4. Click the photo button and quickly move to your selfie position. Keep an eye on the countdown display of your phone to figure out when your timer will go off. Move into the position that you’d like to take your picture in as quick as you can.[4]
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    • Make sure you aren’t moving when your camera goes off, or your picture will probably come out blurry.
  5. Look at the camera, not the screen. As you wait for your timer to go off, make sure you are looking into the lens of the camera, not at your phone screen. This will make your picture seem more natural and not like you are looking at something behind or next to your phone.[5]
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    • You can look at your phone screen as you adjust your selfie position, but be sure to move your eyes back to the lens before the timer goes off.
  6. Check out your picture to see if you want to redo it. If you do, simply reset your timer and change your phone’s position or your own pose. Make sure you keep your phone at about eye-level for the best picture.[6]
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    • Some phones take timed pictures in “bursts,” which means they take about 10 photos all at once. If your phone has this option, you can pick and choose which photos to keep and which ones to delete.

[Edit]Holding a Selfie Stick

  1. Plug your phone into the selfie stick with the headphone jack cord. Most selfie sticks attach to your phone with a simple cord. Plug this cord into your headphone jack and make sure it is secure.[7]
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    • Some selfie sticks connect to the Bluetooth on your phone. If yours does, turn on the Bluetooth function on your selfie stick and pair it with your phone in your Bluetooth settings.
  2. Clip your phone into either side of the selfie stick. Take your phone and position it in the clips at the top of the selfie stick. Make sure your phone is snug in between the clips so that it doesn’t fall out.[8]
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    • Some selfie sticks have detachable clips. If yours does, secure the clips around your phone and then attach the clips onto the top of your selfie stick by screwing them into place.
  3. Hold the selfie stick by the handle and extend it fully. Grab onto the bottom of the selfie stick and pull the top outwards until the stick is fully extended. Make sure your phone is secure in the clips before lifting it in the air.[9]
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    • Make sure your selfie stick locks into position so that it will keep steady as you take your selfie.
  4. Angle your arm so that the selfie stick isn’t in the picture. Hold the selfie stick by the handle and put your phone up in the air. Watch the front facing camera on your phone screen to see how your picture will look. Make sure your arm and the selfie stick aren’t in the frame of your photo.[10]
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  5. Click the button on the selfie stick to take a photo. Find the button on the handle of your selfie stick and click it when you want to take your selfie. Click the button a few times in a row to take a couple of pictures so you have some variety to choose from.[11]
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    • Some selfie sticks have Bluetooth remotes that pair with your phone. If yours does, click the button on the remote to take a photo.

[Edit]Tips

  • You can also ask your friend or a stranger to take a photo of you instead!

[Edit]References

  1. https://improvephotography.com/34158/17-ways-make-better-selfies-iphone/
  2. https://improvephotography.com/34158/17-ways-make-better-selfies-iphone/
  3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlZ-ntDdAq4&feature=youtu.be&t=204
  4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlZ-ntDdAq4&feature=youtu.be&t=230
  5. https://improvephotography.com/34158/17-ways-make-better-selfies-iphone/
  6. https://improvephotography.com/34158/17-ways-make-better-selfies-iphone/
  7. https://improvephotography.com/34158/17-ways-make-better-selfies-iphone/
  8. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nmXzkAezgM&feature=youtu.be&t=46
  9. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nmXzkAezgM&feature=youtu.be&t=166
  10. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlZ-ntDdAq4&feature=youtu.be&t=170
  11. https://improvephotography.com/34158/17-ways-make-better-selfies-iphone/

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DearPCH3lp – Is Microsoft Punishing Me Again? -V01C01

#DearPCH3lp,

Windows wanted to do update so I said OK and ended up with Microsoft Edge.  What is it and did I do a bad thing? ~S in Woodstock

Dear S,

No, Microsoft isn’t punishing you for your obedience…for a change. Microsoft Edge is a worthy browser, like Google’s Chrome browser and Mozilla’s Firefox. All do the same thing…they let you type in an internet address and view the webpage. All of them just do it a little differently.

If you were already using Edge, the Internet may look a little different after the update. If you weren’t using Edge before, nothing should really change. However, if during the update you somehow switched to Edge as your ‘default browser’ (there are several scenarios where this could happen) your favorites could be missing and things could look VERY different.

If everything looks OK, I suggest trying Edge by clicking on the big, usually blue E in your start menu or task bar. You don’t have to set it as your default browser to use it!

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Hope this helped!

~ #PCH3lp💻🛠️

How to enable and configure Dark mode in Office 365 on Windows 10

Dark Mode is beautiful. The popular feature in most apps and operating systems turns off the lights and brightness and makes things easier to understand and read. But, did you know that each of the Office apps has its own Dark Mode too? Well, in this guide, we’ll explain how you can enable Dark Mode in Office 365 in Windows 10.

To get started with enabling dark mode, you’ll need to first launch either a new document in Word, a presentation in PowerPoint, or a spreadsheet in Excel. Once done, you need to click on the File tab along the top of the open window….

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