If you have met a contact and you want them to know where you are going at all times, we will tell you how to share the real time location with whatsappthis way you will avoid them asking where you are going or what you have left to get there because they will see your position on the map.
To share your location in real time with WhatsApp for Android, you just have to open the chat of a contact or group and tap on Attach > Location. There we will see the new option real time location.
By tapping on real time location The first time a message will appear with a brief description of the function. By continuing we only have to select the time, which can be of 15 minutes, 1 hour or 8 hours and optionally add a comment. By tapping on share now our contact will see where we are in real time during the established time or until we stop sharing our location.
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See the location in real time
Touching the map in the message of our location in real time will open the map in a new screen. there we can enlarge the map, show traffic or switch to satellite or relief view.
Stop sharing real-time location
Our location will stop sharing when the maximum time established is reached, but at any time we can click on the option stop sharing so that they stop seeing where we are in real time. We can cancel our location from the message or from the map view.
How to know if you are sharing your location in real time?
If when you share your location in real time you lose sight of your location message, you can access the contact or group information to find out if you are sharing your location at that moment. If so, the message “You are sharing your location in real time” will appear and by touching it you will access the map to see how much time is left and to be able to stop sharing the location.
Since Settings > Account > Privacy > Real-time location You can also see which people and groups you’re sharing your location with in real time, with a shortcut to stop sharing your location with everyone in all those conversations.