How to Use WhatsApp Live Location Feature on iOS and Android

WhatsApp Live Location sharing: –

WhatsApp – a favorite social messaging app which is overgrowing among users. On each update, WhatsApp will come with some excellent features added to it and this time they are coming with the incredible functionality called “Live Locations“. You can use this feature if you WhatsApp beta installed on your phone. If you don’t have, Download it right now from the play store or App store and use this excellent feature. In this article, We are going to discuss How to use WhatsApp Live Location Feature on Android and iOS devices.

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Already this feature was available on WA Tweaks app. But, it will only work on Rooted devices. But, this time WhatsApp is going to release it to everyone. You can even use this app if you have the beta version of WhatsApp on your Android Smartphone. So, if you want to know what WhatsApp Live location sharing is? Then, Continue reading the article

What is WhatsApp Live Location?

WhatsApp Live location sharing is another Excellent feature by WhatsApp where you can share your live location with your friends and relatives, or you can track the location of someone whom you want to meet.

If you have this feature right now on your phone, You can able to send the Live Location. So, your friend or girlfriend will understand the problem when you stuck in traffic. Also, this Feature will also help the employee to share his Exact location with his Manager.

This live location tracking will work until you Turn OFF the Data Packet or else you can tap on Stop Sharing the location button to stop the live location sharing immediately (in seconds)

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WhatsApp Live Location sharing Feature For iOS and Android Users: –

As we have previously discussed, This feature is available for both the Android and iOS users. All you need to do is, download the beta version of WhatsApp. If you already have the WhatsApp beta version app, Just update it to the Latest Version. So, you can notice the Live Location feature in it.

This Live Location feature is the handy one where we can easily track someone’s location or send our current location to someone. This feature will also help when you are in danger (Safety Purpose). So, If you want to use this feature right now on your device, I have shared the download links below. If you don’t know how to use this WhatsApp Live Location feature, Then, Follow the Guide below

How to Use WhatsApp Live Location Feature on iOS & Android: –

  1. At First, Download the beta version of WhatsApp from here: Play Store | App Store.
Update the WhatsApp beta Version
Update the WhatsApp App

2. Download and Open the App. Now, Go to Chat Area and Tap on Attach Files Icon and Select Location.

Select location on whatsapp

3. Now, You will be able to see the option called “Share Live Location” Tap on that, and It will ask you the permission to Turn ON GPS on your device. Turn the GPS ON and Continue.

whatsapp live locaton sharing

4. Now, It will show the three Different tabs with different timings. You can select any one of the timings which are given in the app. This is for, How much time you have to share your location with your friend to track you.

live location

  • You can stop sharing the location whenever you need. But, you have to share the location only from the given timings 15 min, one hr and 8 hrs. You can select 8hrs sharing and Then stop sharing the live location after 30 min. So, It will be more easier to use.

5. To stop Sharing the location. You can click on Send Location and Select “Stop” option to cancel the Live location sharing on WhatsApp.

Final Verdict: –

So, In this way, you can share your Live Location to your friends and relatives through WhatsApp. I hope this article helped you on How to use WhatsApp Live Location feature on your device. If you have any doubts, Please let me know in the comment section below.

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Vijaygopal is the upcoming tech blogger and Android geek from Chennai. He likes to read and share about apps, games, gadgets, smartphones and tech reviews

2 Comments

  1. Hello Admin,

    It’s really a good post about WhatsApp, There are various feature in WhatsApp & some more upcoming Feature are on the way. Well this Live location feature look good & it will help in live location.

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