How to see your history of cities and countries visited on Google Maps.

We are going to explain to you how to see your history of visited cities in Google Maps, so that you can have a quick look at the summary form. It is an option integrated into Google Maps that travel-loving users will surely like, since it will allow them to see all their adventures at a glance and be able to remember them.

First we are going to get into the subject by quickly telling you how to make these queries, and being able to see a summary of your cities and countries visited. Then, in the event that they are not registering correctly we will tell you how to activate your location history so that your trips are recorded, since if you have tried to maximize your privacy on Android or iOS, deactivating these records is usually one of the first steps to take.

How to see your history of cities and countries visited on Google Maps

See your history of cities and countries visited

The first thing you have to do is enter Google Maps. Now, after changing the new interface of the application, you must click on your profile picture located in the upper right, just to the right of the upper search bar.

How to see your history of cities and countries visited on Google Maps

When you click on your profile photo, you will go directly to the application’s options and settings menu. In this menu, click on the option Your chronology that will appear in fourth place, and that has the icon of several interlaced points in the shape of a lightning bolt.

The timeline will take you directly to the list of places Maps has recorded that you have been in the last day. Now, within the chronology, click on the Cities tab that you will see at the top, and you will see all the cities in which Google Maps has registered you.

How to see your history of cities and countries visited on Google Maps

You can also click on the World tab to see a summary of the countries where Google Maps has detected that you are. Remember, that to be able to register everything correctly it is necessary that you have the location history activated, and also that the application has permission to access your location.

Also, having the location history activated, Google will send you emails with weekly and annual summaries with the countries, cities and places you have visited according to the Google Maps log. This will be done automatically just by having the location history active.

How to see your history of cities and countries visited on Google Maps

How to check that Maps records where you are going

For Google Maps to correctly record your visits, you will have to sacrifice privacy. The first thing to do is make sure you have the location history active. To do this, enter Google Maps, and click on your profile picture located at the top right, just to the right of the top search bar.

When you click on your profile photo, you will go directly to the application’s options and settings menu. In this menu, click on the option Your chronology that will appear in fourth place, and that has the icon of several interlaced points in the shape of a lightning bolt.

How to see your history of cities and countries visited on Google Maps

The timeline will take you directly to the list of places Maps has recorded that you have been in the last day. Now, within the chronology, click on the icon with the three dots at the top right, and on the drop-down menu click on the Settings and privacy option that will appear to you.

In the settings, scroll down to the Location Settings section. In her you should check the status of the options Location and Location history. Both have to be activated in order to have Google Maps automatically record your journeys. In the case of the location, you would go to the application permissions on your mobile, where you can make the location be activated always or only when you open the app.