WhatsApp as of late launched another live location sharing feature. With this feature, WhatsApp users won’t just have the capacity to share their current location with users yet additionally let your companion track you in real-time. The Facebook-owned messaging platform said that it will reveal this live location sharing feature in the upcoming days. WhatsApp begins revealing the feature for both Android and iOS clients.
With this component, WhatsApp is going for telling individuals that their loved ones are safe. Clarifying the key idea behind this live location sharing feature WhatsApp note,
“Whether you’re meeting up with friends, letting loved ones know you’re safe, or sharing your commute.” The Facebook-possessed messaging platform additionally takes note of that the live location highlight “is a simple and secure way to let people know where you are.”
How Live Location it works in WhatsApp:
- Open the WhatsApp app and open the chat of the person you wish to share your live location with.
- Go to the attach option and click on ‘Location’ option
- Make your phones GPS setting is enabled
- Now, there will a map on the top half of the screen, while the second half will show ‘Share live location option’ followed by the nearest places option
- Click on Share live location
- You would now be able to set the time. This is for to what extent you wish to impart your area to your chose contact. The base time is 15 min. Below the timings, you can likewise send any message that you wish to and tap on the send symbol.
- There’s likewise a ‘Stop sharing’ choice. With this, you can quit sharing your live area at whatever point you need.
“When end-to-end encrypted, your messages, photos, videos, voice messages, documents, status updates, and calls are secured from falling into the wrong hands,” explains WhatsApp.
The new location sharing feature, as guaranteed by WhatsApp is end-to-end encrypted, which implies that the area that you offer will be between you and the contact you share with and nobody else can get to the data.
“This end-to-end encrypted feature lets you control who you share with and for how long. You can choose to stop sharing at any time or let the Live Location timer simply expires,” adds WhatsApp.
The live location sharing element WhatsApp gives you a chance to share location to either individual or group. On the off chance that you wish to share the live location to a group, all the members present in the group will be able to see your location and real-time movement.