Reporting in the Field

Google SMS:
From local business listings to stock quotes, you can get the information you're looking for with Google SMS.

Thumb-Saving Shortcuts

Google SMS search lets you search the web by texting your query to 466453 ("GOOGLE"). It has a number of handy shortcuts you can use to get your answer quickly -- here's a few:

Google Maps for Mobile
Google Maps on your phone makes it easy to determine your current location with or without GPS, get driving and transit directions, and get phone numbers and addresses for local businesses. To get started, visit
from your phone's browser. For a list of supported phones, visit

Google Maps for Mobile

GOOG-411: Search for free with your voice
Dial 1-800-GOOG-411 (1-800-466-4411) for free from any phone, anywhere in the US or Canada. Say “Text message” or “Map it” to receive more details.


Try 1-800-GOOG-411 to connect to local U.S. businesses for free. Just dial the toll-free number 1-800-GOOG-411 (1-800-466-4411) and speak the name of a business ("Giovanni's Pizzeria") or its category ("pizza").

You can choose to connect to the business directly over phone or, if you are calling from your mobile phone, you can also say "text message" and we'll send you the business's details by SMS.

Google Latitude
: See your friends and colleagues on a map

Use Latitude to plan an impromptu meeting, keep tabs on your crew, or just stay in touch with friends. Find out more at

Google Latitude