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How to share location on iPhone? An easy guide

How to share location on iPhone? An easy guide
How to share location on iPhone? An easy guide

You can share location on iPhone with your loved ones or during emergencies. If you are stuck at a place and have no idea of what your location is? You’d love the ability to tell others exactly where you are. Don’t worry as your iPhone lets you do exactly that. You can share your location via GPS with anyone. You have to choose to send your location to a specific person.

How to enable location services?

  • Open Settings
  • Select “Privacy”, then tap on “Location Services.”
  •  Ensure Location Services is on.
  • If you want to share your location continuously select “Share My Location”. Then ensure it’s on

How to send or share location on iPhone using Messages?

  • Open a conversation with the person to whom you want to send your location.
  • Tap on the icon for the person you are chatting with.
  • Tap on the info icon, then choose the kind of location sharing
  • To send your present location, select “Send My Current Location.”
  • If you want to share your location for a period of time, tap on “Share My Location,” afterward choose how long you want your location to be available – an hour/for the rest of the day/forever.
  • Tap on “Done.”

How to share your location with a contact?

  • Open Contacts
  • Locate the contact you want to share with
  • Select “Share My Location”, then choose how long you want the location to be available.

How to share your location using Google Maps?

  • Open Google Maps.
  • Click on the blue dot, it indicates your location
  •  Select “Share your location.”
  • Choose how long the location has to be shared. You can increase the time to three days. OR use “Until you turn this off.”
  •  Tap on “Select People.”
  • Tap on each person in your contact list who you want to send. Tap on the downward arrow to choose an email address/phone number to contact them.
  • When you’re done, tap on “Share”

How to share your location using Apple Maps?

  • Open Apple Maps
  • Click on the blue dot, it indicates your location
  •  After the pop-up menu appears, select “Share My Location.”
  • Select the app you want to use to share, then use that app to choose the person you want to share.

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