How to Track Your Friend’s Location by Using Google Maps?
It feels terrible when our family members, relatives, or friends get lost somewhere. We all feel helpless as we cannot find them due to not knowing their locations.
Some of us also want to know all the places where our friends, partners or family members go. However, we still have not found out a way to track the location of our required person.
Well, Not Anymore!
This article explains, how you can track the location of your friends or family member. All the steps on how to track the location will be highlighted.
Your friends and family members will not get lost as you will be able to track their location using this simple technique.
Track Location of Your Required Person
Mobile Phone Settings of Your Required Person
Tracking the location of your required person is easy and straightforward. You can do the tracking from any regular android mobile device. To track the location of your friend or family member, you just need to change the settings of google maps on their mobile device.
Step 1: Open google maps on your friend’s mobile. After the google maps is opened click on the options bar on the top left corner.
Step 2: Upon clicking the options bar, you will see a drop-down of many options available on google maps. Select the “location sharing” option. Click on the “location sharing” option.
Step 3: As you click on the “location sharing” option, a new window will open. From this window, you can share the location of this mobile device to anyone. Click on the blue + sign at the top right corner.
Step 4: As you click the blue +sign, a new option will appear on the screen. From this, you can select and change the time of sharing your location. You can choose from 1 hour to 3 days.
Step 5: After selecting the duration time of location sharing, a link will be generated by the google maps. Send this link to your mobile device using your friend’s mobile via text message or WhatsApp. This is the link which will provide you with full tracking of your friend or family member’s location.
Step 6: Open your mobile phone and go to your messages or WhatsApp or wherever you have shared that link. Once you find that link, all you need to do is to click that link. Google maps will open, and you will be able to see the current location of your friend or the person you wanted to track.
The Above article has highlighted all the steps you need to follow to successfully track the location of your friend, family, or any individual.
By following these steps, you will be able to track the location of your required person for up to three days, provided they have an active internet connection.