How to Share Your Location on WhatsApp from iPhone

Sharing your location can be the easiest way to guide somebody to your place. Life in a metro throws a lot of challenges – finding someone’s address or location can be one such challenge.

But with WhatsApp in your iPhone, your life is easy. Now you can easily share your location to your WhatsApp contacts through this app. WhatsApp either uses Google or Foursquare to send your current location to your contacts.

Like sharing iPhone contacts or any other audio/video content, you can share your location.

Before moving ahead make sure to enable location services for WhatsApp on iPhone.

How to Enable Location Service for WhatsApp on iPhone

Step #1. Go to the Settings → Tap on Privacy.

Tap on Settings Then Privacy on iPhone 7 Plus

Step #2. Tap on Location Services → Scroll down to WhatsApp and Tap on it.

WhatsApp Location Service on iPhone

Step #3. Tap on While Using the App under Allow Location Access.

Allow Location Service Access to WhatsApp on iPhone

How to Share your Location on WhatsApp on iPhone

Step #1. Launch WhatsApp on your iPhone.

Step #2. Select & tap on a contact/group with whom you want to share your location.

Step #3. Now tap on an Up Arrow on the left side of Text Box.

Tap on Up Arrow Icon in WhatsApp iPhone App

A menu will swipe up with four options: Take Photo or Video, Photo/Video Library, Share Location and Share Contact.

Tap on Share Location in WhatsApp App

Step #4. Tap on Share Location option. A map will appear on your iPhone screen with many options of surrounding locations.

Step #5. Tap on the option that provides nearly perfect location of yours.

Tap Location on Map in WhatsAppYour contact will receive a map with an address of your location. If you select only Send Your Location option, which is right below the map, your contacts will not receive the written address.

Tap Send Your Location in WhatsApp on iPhone

Your location will be sent with three options: Map, Hybrid, and Satellite. Therefore, your contacts can easily find your location.

Sharing location on WhatsApp is a need of the hour especially when you are living in a town that is not well-planned topographically. Location sharing proves useful when you are inviting many guests to your home for a party.

That’s all!

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