How to Delete a Google Review
Leaving a Google Review is a great way to let others know about your experience, but if you later feel that your review was too harsh, unfair, or inaccurate, you can always delete it. Heres how.
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How to Delete a Google Review on Your Computer
To delete a review using your Mac, Windows, or Linux PC, open any web browser and visit the Google Maps website. Sign in to the Google account that you left the review with.
Next, click the hamburger menu icon in the top-left corner of the window.
The Google Maps menu will appear. Near the center of the menu, click Your Contributions.
In the next window, click the Reviews tab.
A list of your reviews will appear. Click the Review Actions icon (three dots in a vertical line) in the top-right corner of the review card.
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Click Delete Review in the small menu that appears.
A warning message will appear stating that deleted reviews cant be recovered. After this, theres no turning back. If youre sure that you want to delete the review, click Delete.
Your Google Review is now deleted.
How to Delete a Google Review on Your Mobile Device
If you want to delete a Google Review using your mobile device, youll need to have the Google Maps app for iPhone, iPad, or Android installed.
Open the Google Maps app and tap Contribute at the bottom of the screen.
On the next screen, youll see some stats about your contributions. In the card that shows the number of views that your reviews have received, tap See Your Reviews.
A list of your reviews will appear. Locate the review that you want to remove and tap the More icon (three dots in a horizontal line).
A small pane will appear at the bottom of the screen. Tap Delete Review.
A pop-up message will appear. Confirm that you want to delete the review by tapping OK.
The review is now deleted from Google Maps.
No matter which device you delete your review with, once its deleted, its gone for good. If youd like to keep a local copy of the review but delete it from Google Maps, you can download your Google Maps databut keep in mind that youll need to do this before you delete the review.
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Marshall is a writer with experience in the data storage industry. He worked at Synology, and most recently as CMO and technical staff writer at StorageReview. He's currently an API/Software Technical Writer based in Tokyo, Japan, runs VGKAMI andITEnterpriser, and spends what little free time he has learning Japanese. Read Full Bio »