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what3words is the simplest way to communicate location.

what3words is a global grid of 57 trillion 3mx3m squares.

Each square has a 3 word address that can be communicated quickly, easily and with no ambiguity.

And you can do it all in your own language (go to the settings menu to change the 3 word language).

Everyone and everywhere now has an address.

Explore the map, zoom in to see the grid, and tap the wordbar to share a 3 word location with your friends.
Or keep it simple and use the compass.

You can use the what3words app to find, share and get directions to any 3 words location.

what3words is universal.

You can email or SMS a 3 word address or say it over the phone. You can write it down or just remember it.

It's the simplest way to communicate location.

We hope you enjoy what3words!

Please note: some functions on the what3words app require an internet connection, and the app functions best when you allow it to use your current location.

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Recently changed in this version

- New offline compass mode: use what3words without a data connection. Load up compass mode and give it a go
- New 3 word AutoSuggest: when you search for a 3 word address the app will make some clever suggestions about what it thinks you meant, even if your search contains typos or other mistakes
- Better handling of lost data connection
- Simplified menus for quicker access to important functions
- Bug fixes

Comments and ratings for what3words
  • (67 stars)

    by Mukul Chavan on 22/03/2015

    Really great app & nicely implemented the concept

  • (67 stars)

    by Siddharth Kulkarni on 12/03/2015

    One of the things that has the potential to make a big impact!

  • (67 stars)

    by Stuart Duncan on 07/02/2015

    Why have Google not acquired this startup yet?

  • (67 stars)

    by Anton Novosyolov on 29/01/2015

    I see one small bug: it's impossible to close "Buy OneWord" help page (link "Read more")

  • (67 stars)

    by George Harvey on 17/01/2015

    Fantastic idea

  • (67 stars)

    by Gary Britton on 19/12/2014

    ...on my Galaxy S2

  • (67 stars)

    by Adam Z on 01/12/2014

    App won't start without a data connection. Can't even read the FAQ or view tutorial, let alone look up entries. Yet the FAQ says it works offline. Very disappointing. But idea is brilliant. Just the app needs work.

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