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How to share location and directions with Google Maps

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How to share location and directions with Google Maps

Google Maps makes it simple to share each your location and directions.

Google Maps lately added a brand new location-sharing function to its app for iPhone and iPad. This comes in handy if you find yourself making an attempt to join up with folks, particularly in massive spaces like parks or seashores. You'll be able to simply select who you share with, how lengthy you share, and how. The app additionally makes it simple to share directions to locations, nice for buying enter on attainable routes or for making plans shared journeys with different drivers.

This is how you'll be able to share your places and directions with Google Maps.

How to share your location at once with Google Maps

Google Maps gives a few other strategies for sharing your location. The primary is sharing without delay in Google Maps itself with other folks in your Google Contacts record.

  1. Open Google Maps for your iPhone or iPad
  2. Faucet the Menu button (seems like 3 stacked strains)
  3. Faucet Share location.

  4. Faucet Get Began.

  5. Faucet the + or - buttons to building up or lower the period of time your location is shared with other folks. However, faucet Till you flip this off to deactivate location sharing manually.
  6. Faucet Choose Other folks to share your location without delay thru Google Maps.

  7. Faucet the icons of the folk that you wish to have to share your location with.

  8. Faucet Share.
  9. Faucet Flip On.

How to share your location in Google Maps with a hyperlink

Google Maps additionally lets in you to share with other folks the use of a hyperlink that may be freely shared the use of Messages or a third-party app.

  1. Open Google Maps in your iPhone or iPad
  2. Faucet the Menu button (seems like 3 stacked strains)
  3. Faucet Share location.

  4. Faucet Get Began.

  5. Faucet the + or - buttons to building up or lower the period of time your location is shared with other folks. On the other hand, faucet Till you flip this off to deactivate location sharing manually.
  6. Faucet Messages to share in a textual content message or iMessage, or faucet Extra to share in a third-party app like Messenger or WhatsApp.

  7. Select who you wish to have to ship the hyperlink to in Messages or your third-party app.

  8. Faucet the Ship button in Messages or your app.

How to share directions in Google Maps

This comes in handy if you are making plans a go back and forth and want enter on directions from others, or if you are making plans a multi-vehicle tour to a shared vacation spot.

  1. Open Google Maps for your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Faucet the blue directions button within the lower-right aspect of the display.
  3. Input your start line and vacation spot.

  4. Faucet the choices button within the top-right nook of the display (seems like 3 stacked dots).

  5. Faucet Share Directions.
  6. Faucet the app you wish to have to use to share the directions (on this case, Messages).

  7. Select who you'll be able to ship your directions to.

  8. Faucet the Ship button on your app of selection.

Questions?

When you have any questions on sharing your location or sharing directions in Google Maps, kindly direct to the feedback.

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