Learn how to share location utilizing Google Maps

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Google has moved location sharing from Google Plus to Google Maps. The function has began rolling out to all customers now.

To share your location, click on on the menu on the left. You can see a brand new ‘Share Location’ choice.

Clicking on the situation will immediate you to share your location for an hour, which is default. You possibly can click on the + and – indicators to extend or cut back the time.

Every click on on the – signal reduces the sharing time by 15 minutes and clicking on the + signal will increase it by an hour.

There may be additionally an choice for sharing your location ‘Till you flip this off”.

As soon as you choose it, you should use the ‘Choose Folks’ choice to (sure) choose individuals with whom you need to share your location. You even have the choice of sharing by messages or different apps, together with e-mail or Hangouts, Messenger or Whatsapp.

The nice half is that you’ve the choice choose every particular person or hyperlink and cease sharing.

If will not be seeing the ‘Share Location’ hyperlink, examine whether or not you’ve got up to date the Google Maps app.

You may also use the ‘Trusted Contacts’ app (sure, it’s Google’s) to share your location. However the drawbacks are that it’s out there solely on Android and the opposite person should have the app put in.