Searching with GPS coordinates

You can enter latitude and longitude into the free what3words app or online map at what3words.com in the following formats:

-30.606775, 29.907674

30° 36' 24.39" S 29° 54' 27.626" E

S30.606775, E29.907674


Viewing GPS coordinates for a what3words address

Using the App

Open the menu and tap ‘Settings’, then ‘Share Settings’. Select Latitude & Longitude, and the format you need (decimals, degrees, mins & secs etc.).

Now, whenever you share a what3words address, the Latitude and Longitude will be included.

Using the mapsite

Select the square you need, then click ‘Share’ and ‘Customise Share Settings’. Toggle on Latitude & Longitude, then select the format you need (decimals, degrees, mins & secs etc.).

Now, whenever you click ‘Share’ in the address box, you’ll see the location’s coordinates in the share preview.

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