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how to change the business icon in google maps

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City Taxi.pngCity Taxi

how to change the business icon in google maps

I want to change my business icon in google maps and I don't know how to do it. Some one guide me how to do change it

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how to change the business icon in google maps

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The icons are automatically generated based on the categories you have on your listing. There isn't a way to customize them.


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how to change the business icon in google maps

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Hey JoyHawkins,

 

Thanks for your response.

But, Since 2015 i am waiting for that. But, the result was not as i expected.

 

Did any other way to reach google to change the right business icon.

This would help more customers to know the nature of business.

how to change the business icon in google maps

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hi,

 

anyone guide me to change the business icon in google maps

 

Thanks,

SureshG

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Hi @SURESH G

The icons are assigned based on the primary category you entered for your business.

Which one is your business? If it is City Taxi, you have assigned a private label to it on Google Maps by the name of Car Rental Agency City Taxi, that is the meaning of that flag icon, only you can see that. The private label is suppressing the display of the Place Label for the business.

The business listing was categorized as a Taxi Service, that category does not have a specific icon, only a generic one.

 

 TaxiService.PNG

 

 

 




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how to change the business icon in google maps

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Hi, 

Thanks​ for your information​.

I nees a cab icon my business​ for that what should​ i have to do.

An suggestions​?

 

Thankfully​,

SureshG.

how to change the business icon in google maps

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you seem asking about changing what Google call a "Place label"

 

Those labels are algo driven and there is  not mauch you  can do about.

See more here:

https://support.google.com/business/answer/6056435?hl=en

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@SURESH G,

There is no specific place label for taxi service, only the generic one you got. Not all categories have specific place label icons.

The other business, highlighted in your screen capture, is categorized as a car rental agency, not a taxi service.




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