With over 600 million monthly active users of around the world, Whatsapp is probably the most useful social app in our life. Whatsapp has the ability to send messages, and share media, but there are some impressive features that you might not know about. Its location sharing. Yes, you can share your current location and live location through Whatsapp.
It becomes pretty important to share our location with our friends and family when traveling alone. If you are traveling alone at night and your mom worry about your safety wants and wants to know where you are. Then you can share your current and live location to share with your mom or friends. The world is changing fast and with it, crimes too. I am not scaring you but as we say precaution is better than cure. So, today I am going to show you simple steps to share your location on Whatsapp. Without further delay, let’s get started –
Step 1: Open your Whatsapp.
Step 2: Open the chat box to whom you want to share your current and live location.
Step 3: You will see the attachment icon in the chat box. Click on it.
Step 4: After clicking on the attachment icon, you will see the location icon and click on it.
Step 5: After that, you will see two main options. “Share Live Location” for sharing your live location and “current Location” for sharing your current location where you’re staying.
Step 6: If you want to share your live location then click on it and set the duration of time for long you want to share your location. You can add a comment below while location sharing to your near one. Note that Whatsapp will stop sharing your live location after the set duration is expired.
Step 7: If you want to share your current location then click directly on it. Your current location will be shared immediately. If you want to end live location sharing earlier then you need to open the chat window and press on ‘Stop sharing’ and confirm ‘Stop”. Whatsapp will stop the live location streaming immediately.
That’s it! This small idea of sharing your location can be helpful for yourself and your near ones too.