Community Support

There are several different ways to get some help if you're stuck. Depending upon the API you are using, and the kind of information you are looking for, you may wish to post a question on Stack Overflow, subscribe to a Google Group, or report a bug through our Issue Tracker.

API Coding Questions on
Stack Overflow
Google Groups Announcements Bugs and Feature Requests
Google Maps Android API [android]+[google-maps] Google Maps Android API Issue Tracker
Google Maps SDK for iOS [google-maps-sdk-ios] Google Maps SDK for iOS Issue Tracker
Google Maps JavaScript API [google-maps-api-3] Google Maps JavaScript API Issue Tracker
Google Static Maps API [google-static-maps] Google Maps Image APIs Issue Tracker
Google Maps Geocoding API [google-geocoding-api] Google Maps Web Services Issue Tracker
Google Places API [google-places-api] Google Places API Issue Tracker
Google Maps Embed API [google-maps-embed]   Issue Tracker

Have a question about your code?

Ask a question about your Google Maps application on Stack Overflow. Stack Overflow is a collaboratively-edited question and answer site for programmers. It's a great place to ask technical questions about developing and maintaining Google Maps applications. The site is especially useful for questions with definite answers.

Members of the Google Maps API team monitor several Google Maps related tags on Stack Overflow. General questions and answers relating to the Google Maps API use the tags. You can look for Google Maps API topics by adding google-maps to your search query.

Before you post

Before posting, please search the group to see if someone has already answered your question. You can search from the group homepage.

As you write your post, please consider the following:

  • Be very clear about your question in the subject — it helps those trying to answer your question as well as those who may be looking for information in the future.
  • Give plenty of details in your post to help others understand your problem. Consider including code snippets, logs, or a link to screenshots.
  • If you need help with your map, please include a link to an example web page. Most people will not debug errors in your code without a live web page demonstrating the issue. If you're finding it difficult to host your code online, use a service like jsFiddle.

Found a bug? Want to ask for a new feature?

If you think you may have found a bug, or if you have a feature request that you would like to share with the Google Maps API team, please file a bug or feature request in our Issue Tracker.

If you are submitting a bug, please include a sample that demonstrates the problem to help us reproduce exactly what you are seeing.

Want to be updated when we make changes to a Google Maps API?

Subscribe to a Google Groups notification group to receive important updates. Each API has a dedicated notifications list.

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