WhatsApp is a child of Facebook, it is the latest of messaging Apps that added share your live location to its features aside the parent company (Facebook), messenger also has this feature. Therefore, share your live location on WhatsApp is the latest feature one need to enjoy from this app.
As at present, this feature is available on latest WhatsApp version only. So if you are still using outdated version of WhatsApp on your device, you might not be able to use this wonderful feature.
Come to think of it, what is the benefit you can derive from this feature? The feature will only help to identify your location, not just location but your live location on WhatsApp.
This feature is rolling out slowly to users. You do not need to update WhatsApp to get it if you are already running the latest version. Just give it a few days and the option will appear.
How To Enable Location Service On Your Device
If you really want to share to share your live location on WhatsApp, here is what you should do:
Before you can use this feature on your device, make sure you activate location service on your device. This is the step to enable location service on your device.
Step 1 ====> Go to setting
Step 2 ====> Location, this depends on your device. In some phone, tap privacy before location.
Step 3 ====> Toggle on or Turn it on
Step 4 ====> Select or tap WhatsApp to allow location service on your phones
How To Share Your Live Location On WhatsApp On iPhone
Step 1 ====> Launch WhatsApp on your iPhone.
Step 2 ====> Select & tap on a contact or group with whom you want to share your location.
Step 3 ====> Now tap on an Up Arrow on the left side of Text Box.
Step 4 ====> Tap on Share Location option. A map shall come up on your iPhone screen with many options of surrounding locations in which you will decide.
Step 5 ====> Tap on the option which provides nearly perfect location of yours.
How To Share Your Live Location On WhatsApp On Android
Step 1 ====> Open WhatsApp on your android phone
Step 2 ====> Tap on the group or contact you want to share your live location with
Step 3 ====> Tap on the attach icon beside the text box
Step 4 ====> Tap on the location icon to start sharing your location with whom you want.
Finally on share your live location on WhatsApp
This feature is pretty useful. If you have to meet someone, it is a simple way to let them know you are on your way. If you are on car, you do not want to be distracted by messages asking you when you are going to arrive.
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More importantly, if the messages are incessant, you don’t want to have to be forced to answer them. This is a simple enough solution to the problem not to mention, if you ever have to walk home late at night, it is a good way to let your friends know you are home safe.
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