what3words is an easy way to identify precise locations. Every 10 foot square has been given a unique combination of three words: a what3words address. Now you can find, share and navigate to precise locations using three simple words.
Use what3words to:
- Find your way anywhere in the world using just three words
- Plan exact meet-up locations
- Help people find your apartment, business or Airbnb
- Always find your way back to your parking space
- Save key locations, from incident reporting to delivery entrances
- Save your favorite memorable spots – a sunset, a waterfall, proposal location
- Guide people to accessible entrances
- Help emergency services find you
You can find what3words addresses in travel guides, website contact pages, invitations, travel booking confirmations and more – anywhere you would normally find location information. If you’re invited to a friend’s home, ask them to share their what3words address.
- Find your current what3words address offline
- Compatible with navigation apps, including Apple Maps and Google Maps
- Save your favourite locations, categorise and share them as lists
- AutoSuggest prompts you with intelligent suggestions
- Available in over 40 languages
- Navigate offline with compass mode
- Add a what3words address to a photo
If you experience any problems or have any questions, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
I saw this app demonstrated on CBS News and found it to be the perfect thing for finding folks who wander around when on outings (or for those who are “directionally challenged”). The senior citizen that I am, I’ve always been great with locations and directions, but my comrades - not so much. Now t…
Sep 07, 2021
This app and technology are too cool and too important to not know about. I went on a new hike today and it was not in an area easy to give directions.. I arrived first and shared my three words with friends. They found me easily. Also have used it when I park my car in an unfamiliar location. Going…
Sep 11, 2021
Forget Maps, zipcodes, whatever. Use W3W.
Sep 23, 2021
The only way to use compass navigation in this app is to force reset it every time you want to check your bearing. Otherwise it navigates from the starting point, not the current one. If widely adopted, people will die. ☠️🤯
Sep 09, 2021
This is the future. By knowing your 3 words you can see the technology symbolism Find the connection in your 3 words.
Sep 07, 2021