How to share location on WhatsApp (Android and iPhone)

Hello, friends welcome to Techsukhen. Today I am going to share with you a very interesting topic about how to share location on whatsapp?

WhatsApp has introduced its new feature of sharing real-time GPS location many days ago. But many of you didn't know how to use it.

Maybe for the first time, your friend is coming to your house. But he can't find your home address. In this case, if you share your current location through WhatsApp, he will be able to easily find your address.

In addition, you can use this location-sharing feature of WhatsApp for many different purposes.

What you learn from this article:

WhatsApp's location-sharing feature lets you share two types of locations: live location and current location. And you can also set the time and how long you want to share your live location.

Now maybe you are wondering to know what is the difference between live location and current location?


What is the difference between Live location and current location?

How to share location on WhatsApp (Android and iPhone)

Current location means where you are present. But if you share a live location, it will show your real-time location.

Suppose if you are in a car and share your live location with someone, then it will show your real-time location and change automatically. Where current location is fixed.

Now the question is how to use these WhatsApp features on your android and iPhone. Those who are not familiar with these features stay with me till the end of this article.  The great thing is that this feature is totally free and you can only share your location with your WhatsApp friend. That means there is no privacy risk. So let's start.


How to share location on whatsapp android (Current location)?

How to share location on WhatsApp (Android and iPhone)

  1. Open the whatsapp chat of the friend to send the location.
  2. Now click on the attachment icon.
  3. Then select Location.
  4. Now it will ask you to enable GPS (if your GPS is disabled). Enable it.
  5. You will enter the map. Click on the location for the actual result.
  6. Now below tap on send your current location.

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How to share live location on whatsapp?

How to share location on WhatsApp (Android and iPhone)

  1. Open friend’s whatsapp chat to send live location.
  2. Now tap on the attachment icon, then select location (you must enable location).
  3. Tap on the location icon for the actual result.
  4. Now tap on the share live location.
  5. Then select the time limit you want to share.
  6. Now tap on the send icon.
  7. If you want to stop sharing your location any time then tap on stop sharing.

How to share location on whatsapp iPhone?

  • First, go to settings then tap on privacy.
  • Enable the first option location services.
  • Now open your friend's whatsapp chat.
  • On the left side tap on the plus icon.
  • You will find many options. Tap on share your location.
  • Map open and it will load for a while. Click on send location.

FAQ's

Friends below are some questions related to sharing location on whatsapp? So I added them in this article with proper answers. So that my blog readers stay away from the problem related to this topic.

Q1. How to share location on whatsapp from google maps?

How to share location on WhatsApp (Android and iPhone)
  • First, open google maps from your device.
  • Choose your location.
  • Now tap on the current location icon.
  • Tap on the share location option.
  • Now choose whatsapp.
  • Select the contact.
  • Then tap on the send button.

Q2. How to share location on whatsapp status?

How to share location on WhatsApp (Android and iPhone)
  • Open Google Maps.
  • Now choose the location you want to share.
  • Tap on the current location icon.
  • Then choose the share location option.
  • Now choose whatsapp.
  • Then tap on My Status.
  • Tap on the send button to share.

Final word

Friends I hope you will learn very easily to share location on whatsapp from this article. If you are in an unknown place and ask someone for rescue, then this feature is also very helpful for you.

Also, you can use it for any other purpose. Whatever the reason, if you love this article then please share it with your friends and family. Also, don't forget to follow this blog for the latest update. Also, check our how-to section for more free guides.

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