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  1. Overview
  2. Getting started
  3. Key features
  4. Product demo
  5. Technical Information
  6. Troubleshooting / FAQs


Maps with what3words is a simple extension for your web browser that lets you use what3words directly in Google Maps.

Available for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.

Getting started

Without this extension installed Google Maps won’t currently recognise a what3words address.

Installing the extensions

To enter what3words addresses into Google Maps on your desktop, download the Chrome Extension or Mozilla FireFox Extension.

To pin the extension to your toolbar:

  1. Go to you browser menu and select 'Extensions' 🧩
  2. Find 'Maps with what3words'
  3. Select 'Pin' πŸ“Œ

Key features

Enter what3words addresses directly into your browser address bar

  1. Click the address bar at the top of the page
  2. Enter '///' followed by the space bar to activate the extension.