what3words app | Find, share and navigate to precise locations | what3words
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The what3words app

Now you only need three words to find or share any exact location – an apartment entrance, station exit, picnic spot or parking space. Join millions using the free what3words app.

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Find a 3 word address anywhere in the world

To find your 3 word address, tap the ‘Locate me’ icon to find your current location. Alternatively, enter a street address into the search bar.

Zoom in, switch to satellite mode and drag the map to find the exact location you want.
Tap to select a square. Its 3 word address will display at the top of the screen.

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Easily navigate to precise locations

what3words is compatible with navigation apps, so you can get directions to a 3 word address via Google Maps, Apple Maps, Waze and more.

Simply enter the 3 word address in the format ‘word.word.word’ into the search bar (remember to add in the full stops). Select the correct 3 word address and tap ‘Navigate here’. Next, select your favourite navigation app to go straight there.

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Say three words and go

Tap the microphone icon in the search bar and speak the three word address you are searching for. For example: “word word word” – without the dots. Then, select the correct address.

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Share photos with what3words 
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Snap a photo, add a what3words address sticker to it, then share it straight from the what3words app to social media and messaging apps.

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Plan exact meeting locations more easily

It’s easy to share 3 word addresses with family, friends and colleagues. Simply select the square and tap ‘Share’ to send the 3 word address using your favourite messaging app.

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35+ languages

Tap the menu icon, then ‘Settings’, then ‘Language’.

Save your favourite spots

Select a square you’d like to revisit and tap ‘Save to a list’.

Always accurate

what3words AutoSuggest will offer you intelligent suggestions – simply tap the right one.

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