How to send a location via WhatsApp

WhatsApp is a perfect tool for many things and not just for chatting. Among the many functions offered is the possibility of making a contact in a simple way send our current location, so that he can find us more easily or simply see where we are at the moment. All you have to do is use the tools built into each chat. Read on to find out step by step how to send your location to a contact and how you can even do it in real time so they can see where you are.

How do I send my real-time location on WhatsApp?

One Share your real-time location via WhatsApp, the first thing you have to do is open the app and search for the contact you want to share your location with. When you find it, tap on it:

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Tap the paperclip icon in the chat window to send attachments to your contact:

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The following menu will then appear in which you can click Location have to click:

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You will get to the following menu where you have several options:

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if you up Share live location or. Share live location click, the callers see your location in real time. That means they can see if you’re moving and where you’re going at all times. This will share your location for a period of time you choose, even if you’re not using the app. If you press it, you will see the following on the screen. To share it you have to press the send button:

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How can I share my current location via WhatsApp?

The next option available to you is Send your current location (send your current location)which simply sends your current location to the conversation:

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Unlike the live location below live location when sharing your current location, it only sends where you are without sharing it in real time (participants cannot see where you are currently moving).

Is it possible to share another location via WhatsApp?

You’ll also see that there are a few nearby places to share that will jump right into the conversation when you tap them:

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But the most interesting thing is that you can click the magnifying glass button to search for a specific location. This allows you to send a location without actually being there, which can be useful for directions.

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When you find it, just click on it to send it to the desired contact:

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As you can see, there are different ways to share a location. They are all simple and straightforward for the user.

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