Whatsapp Messenger is the most popular instant messaging app in the market today. Now a part of the Facebook ecosystem, Whatsapp offers multiple functionalities to users including the ability to create and talk in groups, host video calls, send media and enjoy end to end conversations across the platform.
Whatsapp started off as a simple free to use ‘Instant Messaging’ app, which soon rose to popularity and eventually ended up replacing the standard messaging app on our phones. Recently, Whatsapp also rolled our business-centric features, including a Whatsapp for business app, making the product a versatile and must-have app on all smartphones. Today, Whatsapp is the most downloaded messenger and is available as a free download on iOS, Android, and even PCs.
When you are chatting with a contact and they ask for you for your location or the location of a particular place in the city, you can simply send them GPS coordinates to the place in question which they can open in their default Navigation app on the smartphone.
In this tutorial, we will show you how to share location on Whatsapp.
Step 1. Open the Whatsapp on your smartphone.
Step 2. Open the conversation where you are required to share the location.
Step 3. Tap on the ‘+‘ button near the chat bar.
Step 4. Tap on the ‘Location‘ option from the menu.
Step 5. You can now search for a particular location or share your Live Location according to the requirement.
Step 6. The location will now be sent as a message which the receivers can interact with.
The best part about location sharing on WhatsApp is that the moment you tap on the message, the location opens up in your default navigation app and you can simply save the location for future reference as well.