This post will walk you through altering details about the saved Home location on an iPhone using Apple Maps. Here’s a quick guide to change home address on iPhone based on the latest iOS version.
One of the personal details that requires periodic updating is your current Home address. This is especially true to people whose nature of work or business involves constant relocation. Moving to a new place also denotes the need to update your Home address not only on papers but also on your mobile devices like smartphones. This quick guide will show you how to get this done on an iPhone.
Updating Home Address in iOS 15.6
Saving your home address on your iPhone offers a number of benefits including easy navigation through Apple Maps or Google Maps app. This can also aid in your internet browsing activities, particularly auto-filling forms.
With iPhone Autofill, filling in relevant details in your browser is carried out way faster as it automatically detects and fills in the fields with the required information including your home address that’s stored on your iPhone system.
That said, keeping your home address updated is imperative to ensure that the information you’re getting and/or provided is likewise accurate or correct.
If you own an iPhone, you can quickly change your Home address using the in-built Apple Maps application.
Changing your home address on the iPhone Maps app is highly recommended especially if you’ve recently moved to a new location. Otherwise, you could end up reaching the wrong address when navigating through Apple Maps.
Outlined below is a step-by-step process of updating the registered home address in the Apple Maps app on an iPhone. Feel free to refer to this guide whenever you need help getting this done on your new iOS device.
Steps to Change Home Address on iPhone
The steps depicted below are based on the interface of an iPhone that runs on iOS 15.6, particularly the iPhone SE 2022 (3rd generation). These methods are also applicable when updating your home address on other iPhones via Apple Maps app considering that they’re running on the same iOS version.
There may be some slight variations on every device’s user interface given that actual screens and menu items may likewise vary between device models and service providers.
A. Updating Home address in Apple Maps
The following steps will take you to the Apple Maps app section where you can view and update your home address that’s saved on the device.
- Make sure that you’re signed into the correct/valid Apple ID account.
Step 1: To begin, open the Apple Maps app on your iPhone.
Step 2: While in the Apple Maps app screen, find and tap the Home icon under Favorites.
Step 3: On the succeeding menu, tap the Open My Contact Card button.
Step 4: Another screen will launch with your saved information. Scroll to find your home address and then tap on it to edit necessary details.
Step 5: After updating your home address, tap Done on the top-right corner to save.
Your Home address is now updated all through the system and in the Apple Maps app.
B. Updating Home Address on iPhone via Contacts App
Aside from the Maps app, you can also access and update your home address straight from the iOS contacts. Here’s how it’s done:
Step 1: Launch the Contacts app to begin.
Step 2: While in the Contacts app main screen, find and then tap My Card. It’s typically located at the top of the screen beneath your name.
Step 3: On the succeeding menu, tap Edit to switch all information fields to editable mode.
Step 4: Find your home address, make necessary changes and then tap Done or Save to update the information.
If by any chance, the recent changes don’t immediately show or reflect in the Apple Maps, the app probably needs a quick refresh. That said, simply close then restart the Apple Maps app and see if your home address is already updated.
C. Changing home address through Apple ID billing address
Your home address can also be changed by modifying the current billing address that’s associated with your Apple ID. This is because whatever changes you’ve made to your Apple ID billing address also reflects on all Apple services that are linked to that Apple ID account.
Should you wish to go for this method, you will need to access your Apple ID settings through the iOS settings menu.
Just follow these steps whenever you’re ready to update this information.
Step 1: First, launch the Settings app menu.
Step 2: In the Settings menu, tap on your Apple ID profile or sign in to your Apple account with your Apple ID and password.
Step 3: In the Apple Account menu, tap Payment & Shipping.
If prompted, enter your device passcode, Touch ID or Face ID to proceed.
Step 4: On the next screen tap your current billing address under billing address then edit the replace the current details with your updated or new address.
Step 5: When you’re done updating your BILLING address, tap Done on the top-right corner.
Your home address is now updated system-wide.
Other Ways to Update your Home address on iPhone
There are also other third-party apps that you can use to change or update your personal details including your home address that’s stored on your iPhone. This however requires your permission to grant the third-party app access and change your account and/or device’s system settings so as to update your home address.
You can use any of these apps if you don’t mind the associated risk factors. Otherwise, better stick to the in-built services to execute the same process.
And that’s how you change your home address on your iPhone in Apple Maps, through the iOS Contacts app and through your Apple ID account billing information.
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