How To Share My Location In Real Time With Others With Google Maps

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If you find yourself lost or want your friends to know your location, then you must learn how to share my location with Google Maps .

How to Share my location in real time with other people with Google Maps

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Google’s company some time ago eliminated exchange locations Google+ and returned it to the Google Maps application. There were some steps on the road when the company eliminated Google+ service before reintegrated to Maps.

From that moment, this feature available for all users of Google Maps . With the function «share my location» of Google Maps you can easily tell your friends and family where you are, not to mention that also can find restaurants, clinics, schools, among many other places.

In addition to broadcasting your location for a specified time, choose approved contacts or simply create and share a link with information. Notably can send your location in real time thanks to Google Maps .

How to share your location on Google Maps

Use this feature of Google Maps does not have any difficulty and may also help you know the location of some places .

In order to start using the function of the company Google and start sharing my location with Google Maps, you just have to do the following:

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  • Open Google Maps from the application drawer or home screen
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  • Select the menu that has the three horizontal lines in the top of the left side of the screen.
  • Now choose the option « Share Location «.
  • Then select in « Start «.
  • Use the + icon to select a time period or select the option until you turn off this setting to share your location indefinitely.
  • Click « Select People «.
  • You’ll see a list of your frequent contacts on top, along with a full list of contacts. Select the contacts by touching their names.
  • By the time you have selected contacts to which you want to share your location, press the option « Share «.
  • A message saying that the selected contact can see your location will appear.

How to track your friends using Google Maps

From 2017, Google added the ability to share my location with Google Maps in real time with the application.

The process is very similar to the previous step, with the difference. your friends can link to the map to know where you are

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  • To start should verify that the Google location services are active.
  • After this, you start Google Maps and find a small blue dot that tells where you are.
  • you click on the blue dot and the application will show different options.
  • You are about to select « Share your location » and can set the time in which you will be sharing your location. (You can select a stipulated time or just turn it off when you want to exit the application).
  • After going to choose the contacts of people who want to share the location and select in « Share «.

You have the option to share your location with your acquaintances Google users, but also you can use your favorite messaging applications href=»»> .

By the time you’ve shared your location with your acquaintances, relatives or friends, these contacts may correspond. In this way is that you can make tracing your family and friends through the application of Google Maps.

When I find you sharing your location with others, in implementing an icon will appear to remind you that you are active. In addition can make a screenshot to easily send it to who you want to locate.


Although this is a feature that will help you in certain moments of your day, we recommend that once the function deactivate finalized.

Besides you can save battery, also can prevent someone else (not want you locate), thing that can happen for your mistake .

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