During its existence, the WhatsApp service has acquired a considerable number of interesting and useful functions, becoming one of the most popular instant messengers with an audience of more than 2 billion active users. With its help, device owners can exchange messages, images, various documents and videos, make voice or video calls, etc.
Among other things, the service provides users with the ability to send the coordinates of their current location to friends and acquaintances in real time.
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How to share your location (including in real time) using WhatsApp on iPhone
1… Open the WhatsApp app on your smartphone.
2… In the contact list, select the name of the person to whom you want to send the coordinates of the place where you are.
3… Click the “+»In the lower left corner of the screen.
4… In the menu that appears, select the option “Location“. If you are using the functionality for the first time, WhatsApp will require permission to access the location.
5… WhatsApp will detect your current location and display it on a map.
To share geodata (location) in real time, select Share geodata…
Specify the time at which your location will be available to the recipient. If desired, choose a convenient card format (“i” button) and add a text message.
In order to send the current geolocation, select from the list the proposed organization to bind to the location. To share your current location without linking to organizations, click “Send current location“.
To send a message with the coordinates of the location, click the send button.
The app will send your coordinates to the selected contact.
Using the above method, you can share not only information about the location, but also various files, for example, photos, videos, contacts, and even PDF documents.