by John Smith | April 18, 2017 11:26 AM
WhatsApp is now the most popular messaging service in the world with more than one billion monthly active users. Facebook-owned messaging service lets you easily share your messages, documents, pictures and videos.
If you now have WhatsApp app for iPhone, you will be happy to know that WhatsApp now allows you to share your location without leaving app. Basically, you now can share your current location with your friends and then they can view the location in Apple Maps or Google Maps on their iPhone or iPad.
In this step-by-step guide, we will walk you through the steps to share your location using WhatsApp on your iPhone. Before we proceed with our step-by-step guide, make sure that you are running a modern version of WhatsApp.
Step one: First off, you need to launch the WhatsApp app from your home screen. After that, you now need to head to conversation where you want to send your current location to proceed
Step two: Next up, hit the + icon next to the input field. This will open a menu with a list of items you can share via WhatsApp on your iPhone. You now simply need to select Location from the menu. If this is the first time you are using the feature, you will be asked to allow the app to access your location
Step three: Once you are done, the app will automatically detect your location and show it on the map. To send your location, you simply need to tap the Send Your Location button.
That’s it! Once everything is done, your friends can view the location in WhatsApp or open it in a third-party mapping service like Google Maps or Apple Maps. In reality, WhatsApp allows you to share a lot of stuff besides your current location such as videos, photos and GIFs.
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