WhatsApp Messenger is a free messaging app available for Android and various other smartphones. WhatsApp requires an internet connection to send messages or to call your contacts. By using WhatsApp Messenger you can send or receive messages, calls, photos, videos, documents and also Voice Messages.
WhatsApp Messenger added a new feature of sharing a Live Location with your contacts. This feature tells that person where you are by sharing your Live Location. You can control this feature by setting whom to send or when to send and for how long to send. It is very easy way to track your family or friends using this new feature.
Sharing a Live Location with friends, families and loves ones is very simple and secure way to let people know where you are. This end-to-end encrypted feature lets you control who you share with and for how long. You can stop Live Location sharing at any time or simply wait to expire the timer of Live Location.
Whatsapp giving you an option to choose how long you want to share the location. Every person on your Whatsapp chat will be able to see your real-time location on a map, and if Live Location is shared by more than one person in a group then it is visible on the same map. Whatsapp Live Location is available on both Android as well as iPhone, also this feature is rolling out in coming weeks.
How does it work?
- Whatsapp users have to open a chat with a person or group you want to share your Live Location.
- Click on attach button then under location, there will be a new option to “Share Live Location.”
- Users have to choose for how long you want to share and tap on send.
- Each person in chat is able to see your real-time location on a map.
- If more than one person shares their Live Location in the group, all that location is visible on the same map.
Live Location Feature is very useful during disasters situations, you can help someone effectively and quickly. Also for women who are in dangerous or unsafe situations, it will be a very helpful feature for families to track her easily. You can download Whatsapp Messenger app here. Let us know what you feel about this new feature of WhatsApp Live Location Sharing in the comment section below.