HOT Tips - Getting started for new mappers using iD and a Tasking Manager

This series of short guides is aimed at volunteers helping to map for Aid Agencies using a Tasking Manager, but the principles are the same for all OpenStreetMap mapping. Mapping is easy, but let’s get it right and keep improving the map!

Use the menu to choose the order that suits you.

See also

one-mnute-tutorial-videos
Subtitles available in some languages

iD help
iD help menu - always available when you are editing which includes an optional walkthrough.

iD shortcut list on wiki

OpenStreetMap wiki

Blake Girardot’s guide to West Africa Mapping

If you are new to OpenStreetMap the following modules of our beginner section will be useful to you;

CC0
Official HOT OSM learning materials