GooglePlaces 4.0.0

GooglePlaces 4.0.0

License Custom
ReleasedLast Release Oct 2020

Maintained by Google, Bob Liu, placessdk-nvinnik, Daniel Teh, Dave Weston, Melissa Regalia.

  • By
  • Google, Inc.

Google Places API for iOS

NOTE: This pod is the official pod for the Google Places API for iOS.
Previously this pod was used by another developer, his content has been moved to
Swift Google Maps API on

This pod contains the Google Places API for iOS, supporting both Objective C and

Use the [Google Places API for iOS]
( for exciting features based
on the user's location and Google's Places database. You can enable users to
add a place, autocomplete place names, use a place picker widget, identify
the user's current place or retrieve full details and photos of a place.

The Google Places API for iOS is distributed as two Pods to allow developers to
have more control over what code is included in their apps. This helps to
create and distribute smaller apps.

This Pod contains all the Google Places API for iOS functionality which does not
require a map. If you wish to use the [Place Picker]
( in your app then you
should also add the [GooglePlacePicker Pod]

Getting Started


To integrate Google Places API for iOS into your Xcode project using CocoaPods,
specify it in your Podfile:

source ''
platform :ios, '8.0'
  pod 'GooglePlaces'

if you are also using the Place Picker add:

pod 'GooglePlacePicker'

Then, run the following command:

$ pod install

Before you can start using the API, you have to activate it in the Google
Developer Console
and integrate the
respective API key in your project. For detailed installation instructions,
visit Google's Getting Started Guides for the [Google Places API for iOS]

Migration from version 1

If you are using the Google Places API for iOS as part of the Google Maps SDK
for iOS version 1 please check the migration guide
for more information on upgrading your project.

License and Terms of Service

By using the Google Places API for iOS, you accept Google's Terms of
Service and Policies. Pay attention particularly to the following aspects: